fair food matters

7:20 am
Thu January 9, 2014

Battle Creek group gets grant to work on food related issues

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Five organizations share grant from Fair Food Matters
Good Food Battle Creek participants have received grants issued by the Fair Food Network to continue their work related to food justice and improving local food systems. The five organizations will use the money for work that includes young people of the community in hopes of creating educational and entrepreneurial training.
Hobbies
6:44 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Community gardens grow in Kalamazoo

The Roots of Knowledge Community Garden at Woodward Elementary School.
Credit Maggie Kane

The city of Kalamazoo has become a hotbed for community gardens, with over 35 on record. Neighbors look to gardening for outdoor entertainment and relationship building – and as a way to get everyone eating their veggies.

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Local Music
12:00 am
Tue September 11, 2012

Kalamazoo musician creates 'quilt' for community garden, album in memory of friend and gardener

Elisabeth Pixley-Fink
Credit Steven Holmes

“My last name’s Pixley-Fink and a lot of people like to call me Pixie, Pixie Funk, the P-Funk,” says Elisabeth Pixley-Fink. “So it’s pretty funky and pretty playful I’d say.”

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