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Garfield Park

New community garden available for residents in Garfield Parks Neighborhood

Submitted 05-12-2015 under NEWS

The GPNA is starting a new community garden at 1712 Madison Ave SE with local residents to provide local healthy food and build community

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Palm oil plantations and deforestation; What we can do locally to help

Submitted 05-11-2015 under OPINION

It's not too late to help stop deforestation and prevent catastrophic global consequences.

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Community organizations work to improve bicycle accessibility for transportation

Submitted 03-31-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Spoke Folks, Boston Square Community Bikes and the Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition are all working to make biking accessible and safe in our city.

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Have you considered growing your own healthy food?

Submitted 03-18-2015 under NONPROFITS

Our Kitchen Table (OKT) is currently recruiting residents of the Baxter, SECA/Southtown, Eastown and Garfield Park neighborhoods who would like to grow their own healthy food.

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Story Matters: Naveah shares her one wish for her future

Submitted 11-26-2014 under NONPROFITS

Naveah talks about her wish for her future and what she thinks she will have to do to be successful.

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Story Matters: Kiaeem shares his one wish for his family

Submitted 11-25-2014 under NONPROFITS

Kiaeem talks about his family and his future choices.

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Story Matters: Dymond talks about day at school

Submitted 11-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

Dymond shares an experience from her day at school and how she thinks we can make the world a better place.

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Story Matters: Jania speaks about future choices

Submitted 11-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

Jania talks about how she imagines her teenage years and the choices she will have to make.

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Neighborhood Park Planning provides glimpse at community priorities, demographics

Submitted 11-11-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

As the Friends of GR Parks and the City of Grand Rapids' Parks and Recreation Department wraps up community design workshops for eight local parks, what are some trends we can learn from?

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COVENANT VILLAGE OF THE GREAT LAKES PRESENTS "HEALTHY BRAIN, HEALTHY MEMORY" WITH LINDA SASSER

Submitted 11-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

Educational psychologist will offer seniors practical strategies to keep their brains sharp, and remember names, information and tasks

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