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West Michigan Growers Group partners with Downtown Market, MSU Extension to host 2017 Growers Fare: CSA Open House

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 03-21-2017 under NONPROFITS

The 2017 Growers Fare: CSA Open House, an event for the West Michigan community interested in connecting with and supporting farmers growing and selling local food, is coming to the Grand Rapids Downtown Market. In partnership with the West Michigan...

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Urban Roots holds second annual plant sale, open house

by (Urban Roots)

Submitted 05-10-2016 under NONPROFITS

If Green Zebra Tomato, Clemson Spotted Okra or Toscano Kale make your heart beat a little faster, then you won’t want to miss Urban Roots’ Second Annual Plant Sale and Open House. Hundreds of vegetable and herb plants have been...

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Locally grown gourmet mushrooms on the way to consumers, restaurants

by (jon_dunn)

Submitted 04-08-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Trever Clark, founder of The Urban Mushroom, is passionate about mushrooms and it shows. He’s still pretty new to the fungus game, but he speaks so knowledgably about growing mushrooms and all the applications of them, one may think he’s...

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The Local Feed meets Katie Brandt from Groundswell Farm

by (MILocalFoodBeet)

Submitted 06-09-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

This week on The Local Feed we learn about Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) from Katie Brandt of Groundswell Farm in Zeeland, MI. The farm was founded in 2006 by Katie Brandt and Anna Hoekstra. Hoekstra left in 2009, and Tom Cary joined the...

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Trillium Haven Farm unveils plans for restaurant in Eastown

by (wendypchef)

Submitted 02-09-2012 under NEWS

Husband and wife team Michael VanderBrug and Anja Mast are well known in Grand Rapids: they have had a booth at the Fulton Street Farmer’s Market for the past eleven years while operating a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program with...

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