Thomas Street Neighborhood Garden plans orchard with Friends of GR Parks grant

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 03-24-2015 under NEWS

Grand Rapids will be increasing its tree count to the delight of both neighbors on Thomas Street and those at Friends of Grand Rapids Parks working to see the city's tree canopy grow. The new Thomas Street Community Garden is receiving six fruit...

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Orchards, edible parks, food forests increasingly popular in placemaking

by (FriendsofGRParks)

Submitted 02-18-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

The larger trend of edible parks and food forests being built across the country is the result of residents asking more from their community spaces and embracing public spaces. In Grand Rapids, we've worked with several groups and neighborhoods...

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U-Pick cherries ready for first of July

by (Loukas Peterson)

Submitted 06-27-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

For the first few days of July, Moelker Orchards and Farm Market will provide “U-Pick” cherry events where fruit enthusiasts from all over can come to pick fresh cherries. They offer white-gold cherries, black sweet cherries, Selah sweet...

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