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Fulton Street Farmers Market

RF Johnson & Sons Farm shows dedication to quality, strawberries and soil

by (Amy Hinman)

Submitted 06-24-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

When Aaron Johnson hit his “mid-life thing,” he decided that he didn’t want to be in the flooring business anymore. A second generation fruit farmer from Sparta, full-time farming seemed like the obvious choice. Flooring career in...

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State of the Onion address: Markets, restaurants and learning opportunities grow

by (TheStarvingArtist)

Submitted 06-06-2013 under OPINION

As the new Culinary Correspondent for The Rapidian, I'll be exploring the current state of the food scene in Grand Rapids from the prospective of a local chef and food writer. I’ll give you my take on the best restaurants, discussing new...

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The Local Feed: Asparagus comes to local markets

by (MILocalFoodBeet)

Submitted 05-31-2013 under OPINION

Asparagus is one of the earliest Michigan crops. Did you know that Michigan, home to 125 asparagus farms, ranks third in the nation for asparagus production? Our farmers produce up to 25 million pounds of asparagus seasonally on approximately 11,000...

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In Season: May 11, 2013

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 05-11-2013 under NONPROFITS

  Coming Soon: Strawberries! Sugar Snap Peas    Get it Before It's Gone: Seedling plants Annuals Hanging Baskets   Currently at the Market: Asparagus!!! Rhubarb Greenhouse Tomatoes Carrots Radishes Rutabegas Kohlrabi Bok...

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Year-round LEED-registered building at Fulton Street Farmers Market opens May 4

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 04-23-2013 under NONPROFITS

Oh, the deliciousness that comes when the Fulton Street Farmers Market – West Michigan’s oldest greenmarket - opens at 8 a.m. on the first Saturday in May, in its cozy neighborhood corner at East Fulton Street and Fuller Avenue NE. On...

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In Season: November 10, 2012

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 11-10-2012 under NONPROFITS

  Get it before it's gone- LAST WEEKS! Bell Peppers Brussel Sprouts In season at the Market Winter Squash! Apples (Limited Quantities) Root Vegetables Wreaths Currently at the Market Onions (Green, Candy, Vidalias) Radishes Shoots...

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East Hills food tour promotes local food and businesses

by (lizstudt)

Submitted 09-25-2012 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Tasty Adventures Food Tours, a new project created by Greenville native Ruth Rittersdorf, provides a unique experience for Grand Rapidians who are looking to explore different possibilities for local food. Rittersdorf guides participants on foot...

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In Season August 24, 2012

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 08-24-2012 under NONPROFITS

New at the Market! Heirlooms, Heirlooms, Heirlooms! Watermelons Plums Cucumbers (lemon, green) Apples Currently at the Market! Beets Cilantro Parsley Basil Onions (Green, Candy, Vidalia) Bell Peppers (green, yellow, red, orange, purple, white)...

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Bliss Awaits - July 31st In Season

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 07-31-2012 under NONPROFITS

New at the Market! Heavenly Bliss Corn Sweet Corn Watermelons Tomatillas Cucumbers (lemon, green) Currently at the Market! Beets Onions (Green, Candy, Vidalia) Bell Peppers (green, yellow, red, orange, purple, white) Banana Peppers (paprika,...

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In Season July 24th

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 07-24-2012 under NONPROFITS

New at the Market! Tomatillas Sweet Corn Cucumbers (lemon, green) Currently at the Market! Beets Onions (Green, Candy, Vidalia) Bell Peppers (green, yellow, red, orange) Banana Pepper (paprika, sweet, hot, cherry bomb) Jalapenos Tomatoes (green,...

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