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Presenting Mayors’ Clean Up Sponsor Founders Brewing Co.

Presenting Mayors’ Clean Up Sponsor Founders Brewing Co. | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Internationally awarded and nationally loved, Founders Brewing Co. is a company that continues to invest and take part in their home state and local community of Grand Rapids. Most recently, Founde...
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Restaurant owner works to honor mother's legacy | The Rapidian

Restaurant owner works to honor mother's legacy | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
A year after restaurateur Marie Catrib passed away, her son Fouad Catrib is making sure the business she left behind continues to thrive.
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Best wishes for continued success #MarieCatrib's!

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Food truck to cook creative meals on the move | The Rapidian

Food truck to cook creative meals on the move | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
A Moveable Feast plans to be on the road in mid-April, dishing up food created with local, high-quality ingredients.
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Eleventh annual home brewing competition now accepting this year's submissions | The Rapidian

Eleventh annual home brewing competition now accepting this year's submissions | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Siciliano's Market owner Steve Siciliano provides home brewers the opportunity to get professional feedback and recognition on beers and win grand prizes.
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The KBS story: How a barrel-aged stout became a craft beer phenomenon

The KBS story: How a barrel-aged stout became a craft beer phenomenon | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
On Tuesday, a weeklong rollout begins for KBS, a ridiculously popular beer around which Founders built its barrel-aging clout.
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What's On Tap: March 13-19 | The Rapidian

What's On Tap: March 13-19 | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
It's almost warming up outside! Celebrate with the local brewers this weekend.
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The Paczki Report: Local paczki go head to head | The Rapidian

The Paczki Report: Local paczki go head to head | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Six local Rapidians gathered to compare six different Paczki: everything from Meijer to a homemade version to Bartz Bakery in the Detroit area. They rated and compared their results here.
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In Season: February 22, 2014 | The Rapidian

In Season: February 22, 2014 | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
A list of locally grown fruits and vegetables along with locally produce products available at your local farmers markets.
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KBS Week: 'Best Beer in America' released at multiple Grand Rapids bars next month

KBS Week: 'Best Beer in America' released at multiple Grand Rapids bars next month | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
On March 18, Founders is launching KBS Week, a series of release parties around Grand Rapids designed get more of the coveted beer into the hands of locals.
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Founders Brewing Company to host all ages beer garden party | The Rapidian

Founders Brewing Company to host all ages beer garden party | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Downtown brewery will host the "Firkin Freezeout" event with classic brews, barbecue and ice carving.
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Cool Brews, Hot Eats: Here's a sample 3-course craft beer culinary tour

Cool Brews, Hot Eats: Here's a sample 3-course craft beer culinary tour | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Try these three items that use local craft beer as an ingredient.
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New brewery cooperative to celebrate first official sixer mixer | The Rapidian

New brewery cooperative to celebrate first official sixer mixer | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
High Five Co-op gathers early members at The Factory to celebrate their brewing community. Members and non-members alike are invited to join the brew exchange this Saturday.
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What's On Tap: January 9-15 | The Rapidian

What's On Tap: January 9-15 | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
The polar vortex is basically over! Celebrate at your local breweries.
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50 reasons why Michigan is foodie paradise

50 reasons why Michigan is foodie paradise | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Michigan is one of the culinary capitals of the United States. Surprised? You shouldn’t be! Here are 50 reasons why our state is the best state for great food and drink: Grand Rapids was named Lone...
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What's On Tap: April 3-9 | The Rapidian

What's On Tap: April 3-9 | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Lots of new brews are coming to your favorite taprooms! Check out the full list for this weekend.
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Sietsema Orchards to host fruit tree planting workshop | The Rapidian

Sietsema Orchards to host fruit tree planting workshop  | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
A morning of free workshops for those interested in growing fruit trees is scheduled for March 22 at the Sietsema Orchards.
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WMEAC to screen "Vanishing of the Bees" at UICA | The Rapidian

WMEAC to screen "Vanishing of the Bees" at UICA | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
The WMEAC Film Series will present a documentary on Tuesday, March 18 about the widespread disappearance of honeybees and their importance to food security
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What's causing delay in Trader Joe's, Whole Foods coming to Grand Rapids?

What's causing delay in Trader Joe's, Whole Foods coming to Grand Rapids? | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
A tight real estate market could be an obstacle in the much in-demand retailers opening their first stores in West Michigan.
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call me crazy, but I really don't think we need them! We have so many options here. 

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You don't know what you don't know: A trip to Jonny B'z Dogs and More | The Rapidian

You don't know what you don't know:  A trip to Jonny B'z Dogs and More | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
More than just a favorite hot dog joint, I recently discovered that Jonny B'z on Wealthy Street also serves brisket and pastrami, made in-house.
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GR Beer Week 2014: List of tap takeovers, release parties, events

GR Beer Week 2014: List of tap takeovers, release parties, events | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
GR Beer Week returns to Grand Rapids for Feb. 16-22, leading up to the Winter Beer Festival at Fifth Third Ballpark on Saturday, Feb. 22.
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Beer tasting class offered with Michigan Beer Dude | The Rapidian

Beer tasting class offered with Michigan Beer Dude | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
The beer editor of REVUE magazine will be having a class specifically on Michigan beer and will be covering how beer is made, how to properly taste beer and how to talk about it.
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Anja Mast grows career from farm-to-table to kitchen lifestyle coach | The Rapidian

Anja Mast grows career from farm-to-table to kitchen lifestyle coach | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Anja Mast, one of the pioneers of the farm to table movement in West Michigan, recently launched a Kitchen Lifestyle Coaching business, #anjamaniagr.
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What's On Tap: February 6-12 | The Rapidian

What's On Tap: February 6-12 | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Check out what your favorite taprooms are pouring this weekend.
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Winter market makes eating local easy year round | The Rapidian

Winter market makes eating local easy year round | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
The Local Feed on WYCE talks about the winter farmers market.
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New barstillery set to open in Midtown | The Rapidian

New barstillery set to open in Midtown | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Flat Landers, a new bar on Michigan Street, will feature their own brand of distilled spirits and food in the remodeled Miller Zeilstra building.
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this looks fun!

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