The Rapidian

Fulton Street Farmers Market

In Season: Week of June 17

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 06-15-2012 under NONPROFITS

  Currently at the Market: Cherries Strawberries Raspberries Jalapenos Sugar Peas Snap Peas Tunnel Grown Zucchini and Summer Squash Celery Root Rhubarb Greenhouse Tomatoes Carrots Granola Hummus, Tabouli, Quinoa Salad Asparagus Green Onions...

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So this is Grand Rapids: Summertime

by (kcaralis)

Submitted 06-15-2012 under VOICES

When I was planning this article I thought I’d explore and try to experience Grand Rapids’ summer. “They’ll have forgotten all these great places in town,” I thought. “They’ll love the reminder!” I...

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Volunteers needed at Fulton Street Farmers Market

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 06-05-2012 under NONPROFITS

Fulton Street Farmers Market is looking for volunteers for a Rapid Market Assessment on June 12 and June 15. Volunteer hours are between 7:45 a.m. and 3 p.m. Partial shifts are available as well. We are in need of volunteers to do an attendance...

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In Season - June 2, 2012

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 06-02-2012 under NONPROFITS

Currently at the Market: Strawberries Sugar Peas Snap Peas Tunnel Grown Zucchini and Summer Squash Celery Root Rhubarb Greenhouse Tomatoes Carrots Granola Hummus, Tabouli, Quinoa Salad Asparagus Green Onions Parsnips, Radishes, Turnips Pea Shoots...

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In Season: October 21, 2017

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 05-29-2012 under NONPROFITS

 Items to Watch: Brussel Sprouts Pumpkins Grapes Produce: Acorn Squash Apples (Multiple Varieties) Arugula Basil Beans Beets Broccoli Brussel Sprouts Butternut Squash Cabbage (Red & Green) Carrots Cauliflower Celery Chestnuts Cilantro...

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Jasperse Gardens returns to Fulton Street Farmers Market

by (cjlautenbach)

Submitted 03-29-2012 under VOICES

“Pop the flower head off the stem with your thumb. Hold the wire in your right hand and the flower in your left hand. Push the wire through from bottom of the flower, just a little off-center and about two inches above the flower head. Make a...

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Protesters appear at farmers market: Whose labor dispute?

by (eschroeder)

Submitted 01-26-2012 under NEWS

Wednesday morning, at least thirty protesters carrying placards took to the street outside Fulton Street Farmers Market and marched. This is not the first time they have marched. This time they were silent, with placards that read: "...

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So this is Grand Rapids

by (kcaralis)

Submitted 12-12-2011 under OPINION

As I prepared to move to Grand Rapids a few months ago, I had little idea what to expect. While it’s true that I’d spent most of my life living in Michigan (Metro Detroit and then Ann Arbor), in the past few years I’d explored both...

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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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