Eat Local Challenge

Local First to celebrate abundance with over 40 vendors at Fork Fest

by (erictank)

Submitted 10-21-2014 under NEWS

Tickets are still on sale for Local First's annual Fork Fest celebration at Romence Gardens to take place on Thursday, October 23 from 5-9 p.m. The fourth annual event will feature local food and drink from over 40 participating vendors. Brewery...

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Hello 10x10 Challenge, goodbye Ramen noodles

by (Onawa Gardiner)

Submitted 08-28-2012 under VOICES

Ramen noodles are delicious, quick and filling. At 35 cents a package and a long shelf life, who wouldn’t want to get down on some Ramen? Well this girl is no longer getting down on the Ramen as a part of my pledge to the Local First 10x10...

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My selfish reasons for taking the Eat Local Challenge

by (Onawa Gardiner)

Submitted 08-23-2012 under VOICES

Local First announced is 10x10 Eat Local Challenge last week and I immediately pledged. I’ll admit it was for personal gain primarily since my first thoughts weren’t on creating a better world or helping one’s neighbor. Rather, I...

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Why I'm taking the Eat Local Challenge

by (wendypchef)

Submitted 08-15-2012 under VOICES

Many people around town and in the blogosphere know me as a local food advocate, especially if they're readers of The Local Cook or Eat Local, West Michigan! But I haven't always been this way. You might think it started when I was...

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Local First kicks off Eat Local Challenge, reporters to share experiences

by (Holly)

Submitted 08-15-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Local First is launching their 10x10 Pledge as part of the Eat Local Challenge for 2012. The pledge officially runs from August 28 to October 30, starting just a few days after Restaurant Week, which is designed to introduce the community to...

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Fork Fest 2011: Local First's moveable feast, close to home

by (Rob Cole)

Submitted 10-14-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

“At home I serve the kind of food I know the story behind.” ~ Michael Pollan   Food activist Michael Pollan isn't alone: knowing the story behind the food we eat is important to a growing number of Grand Rapidians as well, as...

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