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The Koeze Company’s Peanut Tradition

The Koeze Company’s Peanut Tradition

Erin Smith
9/12/14
Local Business, Food, Eat Local Challenge

The Koeze family has been treating Grand Rapids to award-winning peanut butter for over 100 years.

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Local businesses lining up for Washington Square street party

Local businesses lining up for Washington Square street party

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8/26/14
Street Party, Local Business, Food

Contributed by Brian VanOchten from The Holland Sentinel. Local First is hosting its first Street Party on the Lakeshore.

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Local First and Holland Farmers Market hold inaugural tasting event

Local First and Holland Farmers Market hold inaugural tasting event

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8/22/14
Food, Local Business

Contributed by Rachel Weick from the Grand Rapids Business Journal. Holland Farmer Market, Local First and Coppercraft Distillery are collaborating on a fundraiser that celebrates local food.

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UIX: Kris Spaulding helps Brewery Vivant find a new way of making merry.

UIX: Kris Spaulding helps Brewery Vivant find a new way of making merry.

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8/21/14
Sustainable Business, Local Business

Contributed by Matthew Russel from Rapid Growth. Brewery Vivant is now celebrated for a renewed commitment to its three tenets—people, profit, and planet—as bolstered by a recent B Corp certification.

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Brewery Vivant: Belgian Tradition, Local Mission

Brewery Vivant: Belgian Tradition, Local Mission

Samantha Vanderberg
8/18/14
Food, Eat Local Challenge

This week's 10x10 sponsor is establishing themselves quickly in the local craft beer movement - and they are supporting their community in the process.

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West Michigan nonprofits unite to send teams on 300-mile bicycle ride from Grand Rapids to Chicago

West Michigan nonprofits unite to send teams on 300-mile bicycle ride from Grand Rapids to Chicago

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8/11/14
Sustainable Business

Contributed by The Rapidian. Six local nonprofits will host a collaborative fundraising party in advance of the first-ever Climate Ride Midwest.

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