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Fulton Street Farmers Market

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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Fulton Street Farmers Market ready for architectural design unveiling

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 08-30-2010 under NONPROFITS

Picture this: Instead of a braid of 122 wooden stalls flanked by gray space, immediately eye-catching about the lot at 1147 E. Fulton is a sign. Fulton Street Farmers Market, it will say, framed by a hospitality building to the left and shaded...

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Fulton Street Farmers Market to unveil new architecture design plans on Aug. 31

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 08-25-2010 under NONPROFITS

Established in 1922, it could be said that the upgrades to Fulton Street Farmers Market are nearly 90 years in the making. FSFM will unveil its new expansion plans to invited guests and the media on a market day at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 31. The...

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The Local Beet: Celebrating the bounty of the season as a member of a community supported agriculture farm

by (LisaRoseGR)

Submitted 08-02-2010 under OPINION

Besides growing your own food, being a member of a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) farm is an excellent way to be connected to local farmers and the land they cultivate. As a member of a CSA, a family (or individual) pays the farmer a fee...

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In season - June 1, 2010

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 06-01-2010 under NONPROFITS

What's in season? What fresh produce is on the horizon? If you're curious about what's at market, the Fulton Street Farmers Market publishes a list of goods every Tuesday. Currently at the market: Asparagus Rhubarb Greenhouse Tomatoes...

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