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Fulton Street Farmers Market

Eating local: when better isn't enough

by (heatherhughesian)

Submitted 11-21-2011 under OPINION

Think about the last meal, snack, or handful of whatever that you ate. Did it contain meat? Was it organic? Local? Do you know how your meal, snack, or handful of whatever spent its living days? There has been an increase in the popularity of...

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Hillcrest 1 and 2 Classrooms venture out into a Micro-Industry

by (KVO and CBOT)

Submitted 10-12-2011 under NONPROFITS

 Hillcrest 1 and 2 classrooms, part of Grand Rapids Public Schools Kent Vocational Options Program, are utilizing the Fulton Street Farmers Market as part of their curriculum.  Every Friday until Christmas these two classrooms will be...

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Revamped Fulton Street Farmers Market pushes to finish line

by (WYCE)

Submitted 08-31-2011 under NONPROFITS

Fulton Street Farmers Market is in the final phase of its capital campaign. West Michigan Environmental Action Council's Dan Schoonmaker talks progress with FSFM's Development Project Manager Christine Helms-Maletic.

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In Season: June 25, 2016

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 08-29-2011 under NONPROFITS

Hot Items: Strawberries Cut Flowers Peas (Snow & Sugar) Produce: Apples Asparagus (Purple & Green) Arugula Beans (Dried) Beets Bok Choy Carrots Cilantro Cucumbers Eggplant Garlic Garden Transplants Green Beans Green Garlic Herbs Kale...

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Fulton Street Farmers Market celebrates National Farmers Market Week

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 08-08-2011 under NONPROFITS

Every day this summer, communities are converging to celebrate a simple miracle: farmers, as stewards of rural America, coming together to share a harvest that’s feeding local families. The result? More viable regional economies, increased...

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Bartertown Diner raises money for market improvements at the Fulton Street Farmers Market with delicious eats

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 07-29-2011 under NONPROFITS

Fans of fresh, local food now have even more reason to get excited about the Our Goodness is Growing campaign to improve the Fulton Street Farmers Market (1147 E. Fulton). Starting Saturday, July 30, and running right through Saturdays of the...

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Stacking up: How the new Fulton Street Farmers Market will put GR on the map

by (Tom Gunnels)

Submitted 07-28-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Farmers market patrons explain which item they are most excited about. View The Rapidian at Fulton Street Farmers Market in a larger map. The year 1922 brought many things: James Joyce published Ulysses, the early horror film Nosferatu was...

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Grand Rapids Farmers Markets 101

by (samantha.dine)

Submitted 07-25-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Despite their rising presence in our city, many of us may have little to no prior knowledge about farmers markets. Perhaps we have lumped them into the category of flea markets, estate states, craft shows; essentially anything we would have to...

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Community Foundation Awards $375,000 in New Grants

by (GRCommFound)

Submitted 04-14-2011 under NONPROFITS

In 1940, Grand Rapids Community Foundation made its first grant to a fledgling art school in Grand Rapids. It was followed by subsequent grants of $100 each in 1941 for the Kendall Memorial School and in 1942 for the David Wolcott Kendall School. In...

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Through the season: J. Dykstra Produce's chestnut stuffing and Bob Alt Farm's pumpkin centerpiece

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 11-24-2010 under NONPROFITS

For every person who took the day off work to cook for Thanksgiving, there's another person still plumbing their minds for what to make. Here are two recipes from a couple of our vendors.   J. DYKSTRA PRODUCE'S CHESTNUT STUFFING Servings:...

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