In Season: June 25, 2016

Submitted 08-29-2011 under NONPROFITS

Hot Items: Strawberries Cut Flowers Peas (Snow & Sugar) Produce: Apples Asparagus (Purple & Green) Arugula Beans (Dried) Beets Bok Choy Carrots Cilantro Cucumbers Eggplant Garlic Garden Transplants Green Beans Green Garlic Herbs Kale...

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Brick by Brick: Grandville Avenue is Redone

Submitted 08-19-2011 under NEWS

A major street renovation on Grandville Avenue between Oakes and Weston is nearly complete. The project, which began in June will totally rebuild the street, which interestingly still had wooden trolley tracks hidden underneath the pavement. New...

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Lowe's Heroes Adopt Two Rooms at Well House

Submitted 08-17-2011 under NONPROFITS

By: Teresa Zbiciak, Volunteer Center Program Assistant On August 9th and 10th, Lowe’s Heroes “adopted” two rooms in the Well House community, a permanent housing program for previously homeless persons and an aspiring eco-village...

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In Season - August 9, 2011

Submitted 08-09-2011 under NONPROFITS

 **Now is a great time for canning, pickling and freezing! **  New at the market! Tomatoes (Heirloom varieties) Melons Currently at the market: Hot Peppers, Bell Peppers Sweet Corn Cabbage Peaches Plums Apricots Blueberries Gooseberries...

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Uptown adds a bit of Elder & Sage

Submitted 08-04-2011 under NEWS

“To remain healthy, you need ten hugs a day,” explained current Naturopathic Institute of Therapies & Education student Asher Thayer at a recent free community workshop about natural healing remedies.  Held at the newly-opened...

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Bartertown Diner raises money for market improvements at the Fulton Street Farmers Market with delicious eats

Submitted 07-29-2011 under NONPROFITS

Fans of fresh, local food now have even more reason to get excited about the Our Goodness is Growing campaign to improve the Fulton Street Farmers Market (1147 E. Fulton). Starting Saturday, July 30, and running right through Saturdays of the...

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Stacking up: How the new Fulton Street Farmers Market will put GR on the map

Submitted 07-28-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Farmers market patrons explain which item they are most excited about. View The Rapidian at Fulton Street Farmers Market in a larger map. The year 1922 brought many things: James Joyce published Ulysses, the early horror film Nosferatu was...

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Public Speaking? No Problem

Submitted 07-26-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

On Thursday mornings at 7:30 a.m. Toastmasters join for a 60 minute session. Club members develop speaking and leadership skills by replicating a formula of activities and member roles each meeting. This week, I had the opportunity to be “a...

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CRC Extends its Green Footprint

Submitted 07-26-2011 under NONPROFITS

Trees will be planted, a walking path put in, and a small, gravel parking lot will be installed this summer on a four-acre plot of land that sits next to the Grand Rapids, Mich., office of the Christian Reformed Church in North America. Purchased...

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EV Coalition Launches in West Michigan

Submitted 07-22-2011 under NONPROFITS

A coalition of elected officials, environmental advocates and businessman launched the Built By Michigan campaign in a press conference at WMEAC headquarters today. The campaign was introduced through the signing of the petition to urge...

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