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Growers' Fare

by (svanderberg)

Submitted 02-22-2015 under

Meet a farmer, find a share. Are you wondering where you're going to get your CSA (community supported agriculture) produce share this year? Or maybe you're new to CSA shares but you'd like to find out more! Join us at Growers' Fare...

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Discover six locally owned alternatives to Trader Joe's

by (wendypchef)

Submitted 02-12-2015 under OPINION

There is something really wrong with the idea of a national chain store opening being a sign of progress. Maybe we will really “hit it big” if a Cheesecake Factory opens downtown!) But that’s another story. In the meantime, I would...

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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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Local First to celebrate abundance with over 40 vendors at Fork Fest

by (erictank)

Submitted 10-21-2014 under NEWS

Tickets are still on sale for Local First's annual Fork Fest celebration at Romence Gardens to take place on Thursday, October 23 from 5-9 p.m. The fourth annual event will feature local food and drink from over 40 participating vendors. Brewery...

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Climate Ride Party - At Mangiamo

by (Greater Grand R...)

Submitted 08-08-2014 under

The Climate Ride Party (5-8 p.m. Tuesday, August 19) provides you and your friends the opportunity to raise awareness of the effects of climate change, while also supporting your favorite local nonprofits...all in a fun and festive outdoor...

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Billy Strings & Don Julin - "Big Mon / Fiddle Tune X"

by (GRTV)

Submitted 07-28-2014 under NONPROFITS

In town from Traverse City, Billy Strings & Don Julin perform this medley in theWYCE studio. "Big Mon" was written by Bill Monroe and "Fiddle Tune X" was written by Don Julin.

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Story Matters: Wes Eaton shares current Midtown favorites, childhood downtown memories

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-19-2014 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. The Rapidian's...

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Story Matters: Paxton Butler shares his favorite parts of Grand Rapids

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. The Rapidian's...

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Adam Ezra - "Steal Your Daughter"

by (GRTV)

Submitted 06-16-2014 under NONPROFITS

Adam Ezra stopped in to share a couple solo acoustic songs on WYCE. This is one of those songs.

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Story Matters: Chris McKellar's experiences opening Love's Ice Cream at Downtown Market

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-16-2014 under NONPROFITS

We build community when we share our stories - whether they be a memory, an experience or just simply telling what we think is great about this place. STORY MATTERS. is a story collecting project from The Rapidian and GRTV. The Rapidian's...

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