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Cultivating a “GRand” farmers’ market

This past¬†Saturday, I had the privilege of¬†patronizing one of the finest¬†farmers’ markets in the country for the first time – the Fulton Street Farmers’ Market in Grand Rapids. I have visited farmers’ markets in Boston, Detroit, Pittsburgh, Indianapolis, Greater Lansing, … Continue reading

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Cultivating great third places – farmers markets

In a post published in 2011, I cited that Greater Lansing has seen an explosion in the number of farmers markets from just two a decade ago to 17 currently, including two which operate on a year-round basis. With more … Continue reading

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