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Sierra Club's "Growing Green" movement hosts 2nd annual Organic Lawn Workshop

by (brooksly)

Submitted 05-14-2019 under NEWS

Biochar. Milorganite. Ringer Lawn Restore. Grand Rapids yard enthusiasts got an earful about how to green up their yards without using synthetic chemical fertilizers at the second annual Organic Lawn Workshop at Mayfair Church on Monday, May 13....

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New butcher shop brings locally sourced meats to Wealthy Street Business District

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 01-12-2016 under NEWS

Louise Earl is a new butcher shop in the Wealthy Street Business District, just down the street from Wealthy Theatre. Co-owners and husband and wife, Matt Smith and Cynthia Esch just opened the shop on January 5. Smith researched and sourced all the...

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No, Organic Foods Aren't the Bee's Knees.

by (Trevor Ditmar)

Submitted 08-03-2015 under OPINION

Unveiled in the fall of 2002, organic certification in the US could be considered a wild success. Organic foods are now available in around 20,000 health food stores across the country and about 75% of all grocery stories. Conventional foods are...

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Prices on locally grown organic food reveal hard truth

by (Marie Orttenburger)

Submitted 07-31-2015 under NEWS

Nourish Organic Market is conveniently located mere blocks away from where I live, so when I needed some potatoes and a tomato to make dinner one evening, I just took a walk. I picked out my items—not paying attention to their prices because I...

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New community garden available for residents in Garfield Parks Neighborhood

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 05-12-2015 under NEWS

Garfield Park Neighborhood Association (GPNA) is working with several Community Partners on a new community garden at 1712 Madison Ave SE. They hope to contribute to community transformation, neighborhood revitalization and ecological...

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Downtown bars work toward sustainability with zero waste initiative

by (Yeldellc)

Submitted 03-24-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

“We rely on our environment to supply and support every single thing we do. Without a healthy environment, everything suffers,” says Autumn Sands, sustainability coordinator of BarFly Ventures and recent recipient of the Woman of Hope...

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Nourish Organic Market expands with free delivery of food baskets

by (Yeldellc)

Submitted 02-24-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Nourish Organic Market prides itself on being the 3rd best place to get food- next to having a personal garden and buying directly from a farmer. What started as an online store called Artisan Food is now a market that connects with farmers to...

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In Season: November 1, 2014

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 10-31-2014 under NONPROFITS

Fruits & Vegetables: Apples (Many Varieties) Grapes Pears Pumpkins Gourds Winter Squash Pie Pumpkins Brussell Sprouts Cucumbers (Seedless, Regular) Peas (snow & snap) Celery Kohlrabi Carrots Beets Parsnips Radishes (white & red)...

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In Season: September, 5, 2014

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 09-05-2014 under NONPROFITS

Fruits & Vegetables: Apples Blueberries (Ending Soon!!!) Blackberries Raspberries Peaches Plums Grapes (Concords) Nectarines Melons Pears Watermelons Cantalopes Pie Pumpkins Sweet Corn Zuchinni Summer Squash Cousa Cucumbers (Seedless, Regular,...

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In Season: May 24, 2014

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 05-23-2014 under NONPROFITS

Coming Soon: Strawberries Just Arrived: Asparagus (green & purple) Rhubarb Currently Available: Apples Carrots Pizza Crusts Kale Quiche Lettuce Greens Swiss Chard Micro Greens Wheat Grass Potatoes Celery Root Parsnips Onions Carrots...

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