Hunger Action Week 2012 kicks apathy with awareness

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 08-27-2012 under NONPROFITS

Hunger Action Week returns for its second year this September. The annual series of events, organized by the Food and Nutrition Coalition, a subcommittee of Kent County’s Essential Needs Taskforce, boasts a revamped itinerary and a sharper...

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A Year in our Neighborhood: Visual highlights from 2011

by (crestongr)

Submitted 04-18-2012 under NONPROFITS

2011 was an eventful year in the Creston neighborhood for artists, environmentalists, advocates, businessmen, and neighbors alike. In this photo essay, you will see the following stories of the Creston neighborhood unfold. Neighbors gathered to...

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Catalyst Radio: Annual Bikestock festival promises vintage bikes, bike polo and more in the midst of a criterium race

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 08-12-2011 under NONPROFITS

Don't have time to listen right now? Download the MP3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW (10:12) Josh McBryde, a board member of the Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition, wrench head at local Ada Bike Shop and co-organizer of the...

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Cultivating Community and Vegetables

by (jmoord)

Submitted 09-14-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

In four Grand Rapids neighborhoods (Baxter, Garfield Park, Eastown, SECA) there are residents looking at the partnership between household vegetable gardens and the urban community.  An organization facilitating this unique pairing is Our...

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