Access Launches New Farm to Pantry Pilot Program

Access of West Michigan recently announced a new farm to pantry pilot program. The Farm to Pantry pilot program will increase access to locally-grown produce for low-income residents of Kent County, involving over 90 families, 5 local farms and 5 local food pantries. The pilot program will run June-October 2016. The Farm to Pantry program will connect Community … Continue reading Access Launches New Farm to Pantry Pilot Program

The Story of Brewt’s Bloody Mary Mix

Last May, business partners Emily and Luke spent more than 50 hours in the kitchen, trying to create the best Bloody Mary mix. The two Bloody Mary enthusiasts never had a go-to mix they could get from the grocery store or bar, so they set out to make their own. The mix also falls in line with … Continue reading The Story of Brewt’s Bloody Mary Mix

From Beer City to Spirit City

We all know Grand Rapids is Beer City, but there’s a big chance “Spirit City” will make its way into the Grand Rapids lexicon the near future. Since 2013, nearly 40 distilleries have popped up all over Michigan, with about five of them calling Grand Rapids their home. Compared to the rest of the nation, … Continue reading From Beer City to Spirit City

Black Friday Tour features 3 new breweries, rare flight

  St. Joseph plays host to beer alternative to busy shopping day This collaborative holiday brewery tour will give guests the opportunity to samples one of the world’s most acclaimed stouts, visit a trio of new West Michigan breweries and later explore downtown St. Joseph, Mich. The Black Friday Brewery Tour, sponsored by St. Joseph … Continue reading Black Friday Tour features 3 new breweries, rare flight

Lisa M Rose on Foraging {Rebroadcast}

Last week we held the first GR Food Swap of 2015 at Schuler Books & Music, AND were able to listen to founder Lisa M. Rose talk about Midwest Foraging. If you happened to miss it, you can still catch one of her other author appearances. And if you'd like a replay of what she presented last week, … Continue reading Lisa M Rose on Foraging {Rebroadcast}