Community Foundations Issues Challenge Grant
Posted by cmaletic on October 10, 2012
On August 13th, the Grand Rapids Community Foundation awarded a second grant to the Fulton Street Farmers Market Campaign, part of which comes in the form of a challenge grant: the Foundation will match, dollar-for-dollar, individual and corporate donations up to a total maximum of $5,000. To date the FSFM Campaign has raised $2,100 towards […]
Posted by cmaletic on May 9, 2012
See for yourselves: http://vimeo.com/41629229 Thanks to Occam Photography for this great video.
10 . . . 9 . . . 8 . . .
Posted by cmaletic on April 24, 2012
The count-down is on! Opening Day is Saturday, May 5th. C’mon down and see how our goodness has grown. Please remember that the directions of the drive-aisles has been reversed; what was out is in and what was in is out. We’ll need some volunteers to help direct traffic, so if you’re willing and able, […]
April 25th Alternate Plans
Posted by cmaletic on April 17, 2012
Unfortunately, due to slow ticket sales, we have decided to cancel the April 25th event at Tre Cugini’s La Scala Banquet Room. Now that we’re no longer busy that night, we can go to the movies at From the Heart Yoga Center! “The Real Dirt on Farmer John” is playing on the 25th at 7:15. […]
April 25th Fundraising Event
Posted by cmaletic on March 6, 2012
Help complete the renovation of the Market and enjoy Great Food, Jazz by Fred Knapp Trio, Silent Auction (including painting by Paul Collins), Cash Bar. 5 pm to 9 pm, Tre Cugini’s – La Scala Banquet Room, 125 Ottawa (Ledyard Building). Tickets: $ 75, Purchase via: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/2832964473
Womens’ History & Farmers Markets
Posted by cmaletic on March 2, 2012
What do Women’s History and Fulton Street Farmers Market have in common? Attend Jayson Otto’s talk “WWI, Women, and the Rise of Grand Rapids Farmers Markets” at 7pm on Thursday, March 8th at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum and find out. The event is free and open to the public. From the event flier: […]
What’s up at the FSFM?
Posted by cmaletic on February 8, 2012
The roof is up! Well, sort of. If you’ve walked or driven by the FSFM lately, you’ll notice that construction of the open-air shed/vendor stalls is proceeding rapidly. We are on schedule for Opening Day, Saturday, May 5. Meanwhile, fund-raising continues for the year-round building housing indoor stalls, the market manager’s office and wheelchair accessible […]
And More Progress
Posted by cmaletic on December 29, 2011
Posted by cmaletic on December 27, 2011
Thanks to our friend Russ on Stormzand for making this video:
Buy a Brick Online
Posted by cmaletic on December 13, 2011
Now ordering a brick or paver is even easier. Go to http://ourgoodnessisgrowing.myshopify.com and order away! All orders due by December 31st.