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Activating Downtown Spaces: Heartside Community Reclaims Pekich Park

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 09-03-2019 under NONPROFITS

The consensus work that Maloney and other local stakeholders have contributed to the Heartside Quality of Life Study is now coming to fruition. This summer, Pekich Park, which has been a historically problematic area for neighbors, saw...

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Mobile farmers market spreads access to locally grown food

by (jeneanz)

Submitted 04-08-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The Veggie Van, a mobile farmers market, is a year round program and the only one running in Grand Rapids. Their mission is to provide affordable produce in urban neighborhoods and to support local farmers.  "We buy from anywhere from five...

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