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Growers’ Fare at the Downtown Market a Success!

This past Saturday, March 21st, the Downtown Market hosted the city’s first Growers’ Fare, an event aimed at introducing consumers to farms of West … [Read More...]

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Greater Grand Rapids CSAs

Below is information as gleaned from publicly available sources. As I have discovered over the years, farmers are often busy … [Read More...]

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West Michigan Hard Ciders: The List

I can't believe it's been three years since I interviewed Jeff Carlson, treasurer for West Michigan's Prime Time Brewers and four-time American … [Read More...]

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List of West Michigan’s Farmers Markets {UPDATED]

It's prime farmers market season, so I decided to update the master list. There have been quite a few additions since I first published this in 2012, … [Read More...]

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Where Can I Take Cooking Classes in West Michigan?

As interest in cooking at home continues to grow, so does the number of places that offer cooking classes in West Michigan! This has been one of my … [Read More...]

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Where Can I Find You Pick Farms in West Michigan?

Whether you're looking for a bargain or just something fun to do with the kids, you pick farms are a summertime tradition. Where does one start to … [Read More...]