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Where is the best food north of downtown Grand Rapids? Battle of the 'Burbs continues

Where is the best food north of downtown Grand Rapids? Battle of the 'Burbs continues | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Grab a bite in the '525 and '505...
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Recipe Contest from Buy Michigan Now

Recipe Contest from Buy Michigan Now | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it

We want to know your best recipes for creating local dishes, and we’re rewarding you for your creativity. Entry deadline is midnight, July 21, 2012. Finals will take place at 3PM on Saturday, August 4, at the 4th Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival in downtown Northville.

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In Season July 13, 2012 | The Rapidian

In Season July 13, 2012 | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Come see what's new and what's good at the Farmer's Market! Peaches are showing up and sweet corn is going fast!
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G-Sync: Table to Farm (Video)

G-Sync: Table to Farm (Video) | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
G-sync's Lifestyle Editor Tommy Allen and local comic Sarah Jean Anderson go down on the farm to learn how to milk a cow. Did we mention this is a video editorial with plenty of laughter built in at no extra charge?
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Michigan's 'Homegrown Food' authors to appear for book signing today

Michigan's 'Homegrown Food' authors to appear for book signing today | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Book shows the culinary diversity of Michigan.
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2-Day "Essential" Permaculture

2-Day "Essential" Permaculture | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
"Essential Permaculture" Weekend Training Designed with Transition in Mind Pricing & Schedule Below This training is for people would like to learn about the most essential and useful aspects of permaculture.
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BEER-A-PALOOZA! at Mangiamo! in Grand Rapids, MI on 08/25/11

BEER-A-PALOOZA! at Mangiamo! in Grand Rapids, MI on 08/25/11 | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Meet Michigan's Top Brewmasters at BEER-A-PALOOZA!!
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A Peek at the Trillium Haven Menu

A Peek at the Trillium Haven Menu | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Opening today (7/7/2012) in the Eastown area of Grand Rapids, is the first Michigan Farm to Table restaurant where the owners run the farm - and the table.
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Dispute over rules boils over for Fulton Street Farmers Market, 17-year vendor Lady Floyd

Dispute over rules boils over for Fulton Street Farmers Market, 17-year vendor Lady Floyd | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
The matter has been festering for weeks and even months now, and has divided the market's longtime vendors.
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Baxter Community Center greenhouse cultivates healthier, friendlier community | The Rapidian

Baxter Community Center greenhouse cultivates healthier, friendlier community | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
The Baxter Community Center greenhouse was created to serve as an oasis in a food desert. Neighborhood residents on the SE side are being trained how to grow and cook healthy food right in their own back yards.
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Buy Michigan Now Fest

Buy Michigan Now Fest | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it

Entering its fourth year in downtown Northville, the Buy Michigan Now Festival is a weekend celebration of the state’s annual Buy Michigan Week. It includes sidewalk sales, street vendors, live music, and children’s activities, all highlighting Michigan-based businesses and Michigan-made products. It’s a funfest with a cause!

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Arcadia Ales plans 28K-sq-ft expansion | WOOD TV8

Arcadia Ales plans 28K-sq-ft expansion | WOOD TV8 | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
MEDC said the brewery development is expected to create 42 permanent jobs.
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Trillium Haven Restaurant Opens in Eastown

Trillium Haven Restaurant Opens in Eastown | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Written by Jennifer Foley Recently, I had the pleasure of experiencing the newest addition to the local foodie scene.  Trillium Haven has officially opened in the trendy and eclectic neighborhood of Grand Rapids’ Eastown.  The eatery is based upon...
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Media, beer lovers helped pressure Alabama to reverse Dirty Bastard ban, says Founders

Media, beer lovers helped pressure Alabama to reverse Dirty Bastard ban, says Founders | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
“I think a lot of the media exposure probably put a little egg on their face,” said Dave Engbers.
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Maru Sushi & Grill on track for August opening in Grand Rapids' East Hills

Maru Sushi & Grill on track for August opening in Grand Rapids' East Hills | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
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Sen. Debbie Stabenow: Bipartisan farm bill is a win for Michigan

Sen. Debbie Stabenow: Bipartisan farm bill is a win for Michigan | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
"Michigan farms mean Michigan jobs — in fact, nearly one in four jobs in our state relies on agriculture," writes Sen. Debbie Stabenow.
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Office Garden

Office Garden | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
Can your workplace be your foodie destination? It can if you work for Catalyst Partners in Grand Rapids. Their LEED Platinum Certified building is flanked by several beautiful food gardens and a bee hive.
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EatingOurWayThroughGrandRapids: Bistro Bella Vita, 44 Grandville Ave SW - 7/1/12

EatingOurWayThroughGrandRapids: Bistro Bella Vita, 44 Grandville Ave SW - 7/1/12 | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
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WIC participants now have easier access to farm fresh fruits and vegetables | The Rapidian

WIC participants now have easier access to farm fresh fruits and vegetables | The Rapidian | Eat Local West Michigan | Scoop.it
This summer, more fresh produce is available to members of WIC and WIC Project FRESH.
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