West Michigan Farm Markets

Farmers Markets are starting to open around West Michigan! Be sure to include healthy, local food in your diet for the summer!


Several farmers markets are accepting Bridge Cards. In Kent County, there are 9 farmers markets that are participating in the Double Up Food Bucks program starting on July 1! When someone uses a Bridge Card at a Double Up Food Bucks participating community farmers market they get free matching funds up to $20 every different time they go!


The Rapid Incentives Program


Sunday, May 5, 2013 (All day) to Saturday, June 29, 2013 (All day)

The Rapid started the T.R.I.P (The Rapid Incentives Program), a two month promotion that will reward West Michigan residents for "green" commuting. During May and June, The Rapid's Incentives Program is offering prizes to West Michigan residents who use alternate transportation on their daily commute including carpooling, vanpooling, taking the bus, biking, and walking!


Restoring Spring Exhibition, Jenn Schaub

Dwelling Place's Jenn Schaub was featured in this article from Rapid Growth about her work that was featured in an exhibition on May 2, 2013 at the DAAC. See the slideshow to the right for a few photos of the evening. Read the article below to learn more about Jenn and her Restoring Spring Exhibition!


G-Sync: Sometimes, I Am a Fawn


Artists often wear multiple hats in our community -- sometimes so many that within the colorful array is a talent so beautiful you wonder why it hasn't become a full-time occupation.



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