May 5 The New and Improved Fulton Street Farmers Market Opens Up

Talk about raising the roof! Grand Rapids’ popular Fulton Street Farmers Market is undergoing a $2.7 million upgrade  converting it into a year-around enterprise.  In three months, the snows of winter adorning the construction site will be replaced by fruits of spring when the Market opens the first Saturday in … More May 5 The New and Improved Fulton Street Farmers Market Opens Up »

Letters to Peter Wege from S. African Travelers

After the 1960s race riots, Eastern Avenue Christian Reformed Church members made a bold decision. They converted nearby Baxter Christian School into a safe haven where their neighbors white and black could come together as  one.  Some forty years later, Baxter Community Center continues to be “an island of hope” … More Letters to Peter Wege from S. African Travelers »

FROM 3 TO 21 COMPUTERS: CATHERINE’S HEALTH CLINIC GROWS

When Susan Broman, Executive Director of the Steelcase Foundation, called Ellen Satterlee, her counterpart at the Wege Foundation, about Catherine’s Health Center, Ellen agreed to check it out. The non-profit general-practice clinic for Grand Rapids’ low-income and medically underserved was not a typical Wege Foundation grantee. But Ellen knew Broman … More FROM 3 TO 21 COMPUTERS: CATHERINE’S HEALTH CLINIC GROWS »