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Food Justice

Hunger Action Week addresses food access, nutrition in Kent County

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 09-12-2014 under NONPROFITS

Several Grand Rapids-area hunger-relief organizations are coming together for Hunger Action Week, Sept. 14-20, a series of events whose mission is to educate West Michigan about the reality of local hunger and provide practical ways to get involved...

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Story Matters: Wes Eaton shares current Midtown favorites, childhood downtown memories

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-19-2014 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. The Rapidian's...

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Learn some new ways to burn in the kitchen!

by (OKT)

Submitted 05-27-2014 under NONPROFITS

Our Kitchen Table invites you to the 2nd Women of Color Convening, 6 – 9 p.m., Thursday, May 29, Madison Square Church Community Room, 1441 SE Madison Avenue SE, Grand Rapids, MI  49507. Lila Cabbil, president emeritus of the Rosa...

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You're invited! "Food Politics and the Food Justice Movement: Moving Forward"

by (OKT)

Submitted 10-23-2013 under NONPROFITS

Our Kitchen Table invites you to join us for this five week class that investigates the current food system and food policy, looks at food justice responses around the country and discusses what a food justice...

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Hunger Action Week, Eat Local Challenge, and urban food innovation

by (wendypchef)

Submitted 08-28-2013 under OPINION

Feeding America West Michigan would like to challenge you to spend $31.50 for the week on food and beverages (the average amount of assistance received by an individual enrolled in SNAP). Local First wants you to pledge to shift $10 a week for 10...

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Catalyst Radio: Food Justice speakers Lila Cabbil, LaDonna Redmond visit GR

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 05-03-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we hear from two visiting speakers in town recently as part of local nonprofit Our Kitchen Table’s convenings on...

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National food justice activists to lead convenings on food justice

by (OKT)

Submitted 04-11-2013 under NONPROFITS

On Saturday April 20, Lila Cabbil will facilitate Are you a Missionary or Ally? Accountability and Anti-Racist Organizing for Food Access and Justice from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at LINC, 1167 Madison Ave SE, Grand Rapids. Light refreshments will be served...

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