The Rapidian

Grand Rapids

In Season: April 21, 2018

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 04-21-2018 under NONPROFITS

Today is an exciting day for the Market, as we just launched our new website! If you're looking for specific vendors, we will do our best to update our Current Vendors page on our website to reflect the vendors who are attending! We also have a...

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In Season: April 14, 2018

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 04-14-2018 under NONPROFITS

Although the weather isn't preferable for outdoor shopping, we still have a great selection of Michigan-grown and made produce and food! Check out the list below for today's selection! Apples  Bread Cold Pressed Juice Dairy products (...

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Support local farmers while adding fresh vegetables to your diet

by (jproth1)

Submitted 04-10-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a distinctive model to support diversified, small scaled vegetable growers. The idea is that people buy into a share of the farm at the beginning of the season. Instead of money dividends, your dividends are...

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In Season: April 6, 2018

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 04-07-2018 under NONPROFITS

What an exciting time of year! As the temperatures start slowly warming up (Michigan has a way of surprising us!), we're starting to see a bit more green, both in our garden beds and at the market! Here is a list of local food you can find here...

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Three hundred trees to be planted during Mayor's Greening Initiative on April 28

by (dylangrosser)

Submitted 04-06-2018 under NEWS

Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is gearing up for its third annual tree planting event called the “Mayor’s Greening Initiative.” Three hundred trees will be planted across a three-mile area on the city's West Side, in celebration...

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In Season: March 31, 2018

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 03-31-2018 under NONPROFITS

Spring has officially sprung and we are excited to see an even wider selection of locally-grown food as the temperature warm up! Are you looking for a specific product? Check out the list below for a complete list of all the awesome products at the...

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Butterflies are blooming this spring at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

by (jproth1)

Submitted 03-20-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

The butterflies are blooming this spring at the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. With over 50 species of butterflies from Asia, Africa and Central and South America hundreds of butterflies can be seen daily taking flight around the...

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Photo slideshow: St. Patrick's Day Parade in Grand Rapids

by (jproth1)

Submitted 03-19-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Sunny skies and temperatures in the 50’s greeted the thousands of people that tuned out on Saturday, March 17, 2018 in downtown Grand Rapids to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. A late morning parade down Monroe Street that ended up at Veterans Park...

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Honoring the legacy of César Chávez

by (jproth1)

Submitted 03-19-2018 under NEWS

The legacy of César Chávez was honored Thursday, March 15, 2018 as residents and community leaders gathered at the Cook Library Center, 1100 Grandville Ave SW and marched to Potter House Chapel for a community gathering for the18th annual César E....

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Grand Rapids City Commission hosts meeting off site for the night

by (jproth1)

Submitted 03-07-2018 under NEWS

Moving the meeting out of Commission Chambers for the night, Grand Rapids City Commissioners brought City Hall to the third ward on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 for their commissioners night out. The meeting was held at Oakdale Park Christian Reformed...

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