Imagine a crop that reduces waste as it grows, can be cultivated year-round, and contains a ton of vital nutrients. You might not realize it, but you’re thinking of a mushroom. The best part: They’re being grown right here in … Continue reading
Comstock Park, Michigan — November 16, 2016 — Feeding America West Michigan will host a special Fresh Food Giveaway at its Comstock Park headquarters the day before Thanksgiving. Guests of the Nov. 23 distribution can expect to receive a variety … Continue reading
After her husband passed away, Artie Smith moved in with her daughters in Grand Rapids. Three years ago, she made the transition to Ransom Tower Apartments, a facility for low-income seniors run by the Grand Rapids Housing Commission. At 80 … Continue reading
Helping Hands of Howard City was a few days away from opening their new building to the public, and board president Joyce Ebenstein was still unpacking when she heard the door open.
On April 28, the Rockford American Legion held its 64th Mobile Food Pantry in honor of longtime Legionnaire Randy Ingraham, the man who helped get the hunger-relief program started six years ago. When Randy’s daughter, Feeding America West Michigan volunteer … Continue reading
Last week Tuesday was a big day for hunger relief in West Michigan, but you can be excused if you didn’t notice. That’s because Jan. 27 was the soft opening of the Community Food Club of Greater Grand Rapids, based … Continue reading