Harvest fun in full swing at Robinette's Apple Orchard

by (Aric Davis)

Submitted 10-12-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Robinette’s Apple Orchard has been owned by the Robinette family since 1913. Originally a farm meant to provide produce, Bill Robinette was struck with inspiration and added a cider mill in 1971. Following popular demand, Bill opened the Apple...

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In Season: October 7, 2017

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 10-06-2017 under NONPROFITS

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

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Fork Fest Dishes Up Fall Flavors

by (TSzakal)

Submitted 10-31-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The 4th Annual Fork Fest extravaganza took place recently on Grand Rapids’ northeast side. It was orchestrated by Local First and hosted by Romence Gardens, highlighting over 40 local farms, vendors and restaurants. The event...

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Stones-themed Starlight Six NYE Show planned at Wealthy Theatre

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 10-01-2013 under NONPROFITS

For their 4th annual NYE show at the Wealthy Theatre, The Starlight Six will play two sets of original tunes followed by a long set of hand picked Rolling Stones numbers. Doors open at 8 p.m. on Dec. 31, and the first set starts at 9 p.m. Wealthy...

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Harvest Party at Well House

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 09-16-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Well House is celebrating the harvest with a community block party on Saturday, September 21 from noon to 4 pm at Well House, 600 Cass SE. The event is free and anyone is welcome to join Well House tenants, volunteers, board members and neighbors in...

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Polish festival returning to Rosa Parks Circle

by (jsholinyan)

Submitted 08-21-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Rosa Parks Circle will be home to the 2012 Dozynki Festival- Polish Harvest Festival hosted by the Polish Heritage Society. The festival will open Friday, August 24 at 11 a.m. and run until Sunday, August 26 with free admission. The event will...

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[MIDTOWN] Midtown resident harvests crops grown in his truck bed

by (dennetmint)

Submitted 07-29-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

On any sunny evening in Midtown, Eric Kehoe's truck is probably basking on the corner of Grand NE and Hawthorne NE. Arranged neatly in the bed are tomato plants, bell pepper plants, herbs, garlic and salad greens. Crops have been sprouting out of...

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