The Rapidian

Food

In Season: July 6, 2018

Submitted 07-06-2018 under NONPROFITS

Cool, refreshing, sunny mornings make perfect days for shopping outside! And our Fridays always have a diverse selection of vendors without the big crowds!

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Plainsong Farm works to catalyze a Christian food movement: "Ten acres and large questions"

Submitted 06-30-2018 under NONPROFITS

Plainsong Farm, a recipient agency for the Access Walk for Good Food, seeks to connect people to the land and to God through a community farm model and work rooted in years of ministry.

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New City Neighbors links good food and youth empowerment

Submitted 06-29-2018 under NONPROFITS

Recognizing that good food is often connected to good living, New City Neighbors integrates a community farm and café into their work with youth.

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In Season: June 29, 2018

Submitted 06-29-2018 under NONPROFITS

Friday's at the Market are great days for shopping local + shopping outside without the big crowds! We have a huge selection of vendors with your Michigan favorites including blueberries, raspberries, cherries, + strawberries, locally-grown produce, fresh-baked breads, meat, eggs, and flowers!

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The optimistic vision of HQ to address youth homelessness: "Our work ultimately is very human work"

Submitted 06-27-2018 under NONPROFITS

The mission and work of HQ, a drop-in center for runaway and homeless youth, reflects the diverse approaches of this year's Walk for Good Food recipient organizations to issues of poverty and hunger.

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Meals on Wheels' applies specific focus to need for good food

Submitted 06-26-2018 under NONPROFITS

Attentive to the food concerns of the senior population in Grand Rapids, Meals on Wheels demonstrates that the most effective approaches to tackling broad needs are often focused on the specific.

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The permaculture perspective of Urban Roots: "We are guests in this neighborhood"

Submitted 06-26-2018 under NONPROFITS

The permaculture perspective that informs Urban Roots, a community farm and education center, allows it to be rooted deeply and reaching broadly.

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In Season: June 22, 2018

Submitted 06-22-2018 under NONPROFITS

Summer is officially here and we are excited for all the beautiful summer fruits and veggies that are hitting the stands! We are starting to see locally grown beans, peas, broccoli, summer squash, raspberries, spring onions, cucumbers, and more!

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Grand River Water Festival combines musical entertainment, discussion of water protection

Submitted 06-20-2018 under NEWS

Free festival offers live music along with food, drinks, and a chance to learn more about stewardship of the Michigan's waters and environment.

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In Season: June 16, 2018

Submitted 06-15-2018 under NONPROFITS

It's Father's Day weekend + we have a beautiful selection of local produce, Michigan food products, flowers + plants, and artisan goods to help you celebrate the Fathers + Father figures in your life!

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