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What's at the Market: Saturday, August 21, 2021

Submitted 08-20-2021 under NONPROFITS

Summer isn’t over just yet! Come down to Market and savor the flavors of summertime in Michigan.


Community Land Trusts: An Avenue to Wealth Building, More Equitable Housing

Submitted 08-18-2021 under NONPROFITS

Dwelling Place’s regional Community Land Trust initiative aims to bring affordable homeownership opportunities to low- and moderate-income individuals and families


What's at the Market: Saturday, August 14, 2021

Submitted 08-13-2021 under NONPROFITS

It’s Peak Season here at FSFM and this years bounty is filling the Market stalls with beautiful colors, textures, and aromas. Come on down this Saturday and enjoy all that this season has to offer.


What's at the Market: Saturday, August 7, 2021

Submitted 08-05-2021 under NONPROFITS

Happy National Farmers Market Week! Come out and celebrate with us this Saturday!


The Salvation Army of Kent County teams up with Walmart to "Stuff the Bus"

Submitted 08-02-2021 under NONPROFITS

The Salvation Army and Walmart stores in Kent County join together for a 3-day event to encourage residents to give school supplies for local kids in need.


What's at the Market: Saturday, July 31, 2021

Submitted 07-30-2021 under NONPROFITS

It is going to be a beautiful weekend folks, so get outside and enjoy the Market!


A path to a better place: Harvey Koning values Guiding Light's approach to recovery

Submitted 07-28-2021 under NONPROFITS

Harvey Koning was drawn to Guiding Light because he saw the impact it had right here in the community – and because of the organization’s focus on faith.


What's at the Market: Saturday, July 23, 2021

Submitted 07-23-2021 under NONPROFITS

Don’t let the forecast keep you from heading down to the Market this weekend! Rainy days are the best Market days. Come see for yourself!


What's at the Market: Saturday, July 17, 2021

Submitted 07-16-2021 under NONPROFITS

Time flies when you are having fun! And what could be more fun than shopping at the Farmers Market on a Saturday morning?! Head down to the Market and experience what the power of good food and community can do!