In Season: June 18, 2016

Submitted 06-15-2016 under NONPROFITS

  New 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...

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Welcoming new partnerships on The Rapidian's second birthday

Submitted 09-12-2011 under OPINION

This week, on the occasion of The Rapidian’s 2nd birthday (Thursday, September 15th), we are excited to unveil new site updates and welcome new supporters to the project. Thanks to the seed funding generously provided by the Grand Rapids...

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Grand Rapids native The SEVENth speaks out Until Love Is Equal

Submitted 09-12-2011 under NONPROFITS

Brandon "The SEVENth" McCall is a hip-hop producer, writer and engineer based out of Orlando, Florida. This Grand Rapids native was a major force in the local hip-hop scene. He attended East Kentwood Public Schools and counts among his...

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Three reasons why the Hunger Challenge misses the mark

Submitted 09-12-2011 under OPINION

You might have heard that as part of Hunger Action Week, The Food Bank is challenging the public to feel the effects of food insecurity by limiting their food purchases to $30.59 per person between the 14th and the 20th and talk about their...

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Hunger Challenge: Day 3

Submitted 09-08-2011 under OPINION

Day 3 required a little more restraint on my part. When I am not interning, I enjoy a part time job working in a cafe, filled with free coffee and often, free food of both the breakfast and lunch varieties. I wasn't looking forward to another...

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Local First to Host 2012 BALLE Business Conference in Grand Rapids

Submitted 09-07-2011 under NONPROFITS

Local First will host the 2012 BALLE Business Conference in Grand Rapids, May 15-18, the organization has announced. Organizers anticipate that approximately 700 entrepreneurs, economic developers, sustainability experts, and community and...

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Hunger Challenge:Day 2

Submitted 09-07-2011 under OPINION

It's the end of day two and somewhat of a groove is becoming established. Labor Day is over, so it was back to business as usual for me today. I had to do my office hours at The Rapidian today, and woke up a little late to give much thought to...

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Hunger Aware

Submitted 09-05-2011 under OPINION

Next week is Hunger Action Week, and to help us start being aware of what that means for us here in Grand Rapids, Michigan, I spent some time finding out the statistics on hunger and food insecurity in our area. I was surprised to find out: 1 in 6...

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Revamped Fulton Street Farmers Market pushes to finish line

Submitted 08-31-2011 under NONPROFITS

Fulton Street Farmers Market is in the final phase of its capital campaign. West Michigan Environmental Action Council's Dan Schoonmaker talks progress with FSFM's Development Project Manager Christine Helms-Maletic.

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Avenue for the Arts and Heartside Gallery featured on "The Bright Side"

Submitted 08-30-2011 under NONPROFITS

CEDAM (Community Economic Development Association of Michigan) is producing a television show featuring Michigan communities. On their latest episode, Episode 3: Michigan Arts and Culture, they came to Grand Rapids to film the Avenue for the...

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