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Stiletto Sweets turns hobby into sophisticated cakery success

Submitted 10-31-2012 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Noddea Moore Skidmore, event coordinator turned baker, explores the non-traditional side of bakeries by starting her own, straight from her own kitchen.


Campaign raises over $57K for hungry, looks ahead to luncheon

Submitted 10-22-2012 under NONPROFITS

Food Bank to honor partners and advance Million Meal March campaign at Nov. 1 luncheon.


In Season: October 19, 2012

Submitted 10-19-2012 under NONPROFITS

There's still lots to choose from at the Market this time of year- come check it out!


Fork Fest to champion harvest of local foods and beverages

Submitted 10-17-2012 under NEWS

Local First of West Michigan is holding their 2nd annual celebration of local food, with over 35 food and beverage producers providing samples of their local offerings.


County wide food drive begins today

Submitted 10-08-2012 under NONPROFITS

Join with Access of West Michigan as we collect 100 tons of food & personal care items to stock local food pantries from October 8-13. Why? Because hunger hasn't gone away.


Over a Thousand Volunteers Needed to Help End Hunger in West Michigan

Submitted 09-27-2012 under NONPROFITS

The Access of West Michigan County Wide Food Drive is coming up from October 8-13! We hope you can join us in this effort to collect 100 tons of food & personal care items to stock the local food pantries. Why? Because hunger hasn't gone away.


East Hills food tour promotes local food and businesses

Submitted 09-25-2012 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Purchasing and eating local food is a lifestyle choice adopted by many. For some individuals, knowing where to start can be the most difficult part. Tasty Adventures Food Tours aims to take the guesswork out of taking the first step.


Goodwill Industries Eliminates Wastes, Benefiting Local Community

Submitted 09-22-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Goodwill of Greater Grand Rapids works to eliminate waste from unsold donations


Lights in the Night: Where hope takes flight

Submitted 09-19-2012 under NEWS

ArtPrize entry will be releasing thousands of lanterns into the Grand Rapids skyline at dusk on Friday, September 28.


Million Meal March raises $48K ahead of Saturday hike

Submitted 09-12-2012 under NONPROFITS

Sponsors have contributed over $48,000 as Feeding America West Michigan prepares for Sept. 29 hike.