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Harvest Fest

Thanks for joining us at the 2014 Southwest Michigan Community Harvest Fest in spite of the rain! We had about 800 people in attendance. A special thanks to Dr. Martin Reinhardt, Tillers International, all the food vendors, exhibitors, musicians, demonstrators, and volunteers for another year of great food, lively entertainment, inspiring conversation, and family fun!

Can-Do Kitchen client sampling at Park Street Market

Saturday, October 11, 11am-1pm, 512 N. Park St.

Join us at the Park Street Market, a grocery store firmly rooted in the community. Taste bites of the delicious foods that you love and new foods you haven’t tried yet!

Featuring: Dessert First, DoughChicks, Brazilian Oven, Mama-U Samosas, Shae’s Healthy Choice, Fiesta by Blanca, Mike’s Famous Michigan Bean Dip

Roundtable: Good Food Kalamazoo at Washington Square Library

Tuesday October 14, 11:45am-1:45pm, 1244 Portage Rd.

Come help to build knowledge, relationships and collaborations among local, healthy food-system advocates.

Topics: Healthy Foods in Schools (Hether Frayer) and Food & Racial Justice (ERACCE)

Programs and Partnerships:
  • Can-Do Kitchen
    A commercial kitchen and business incubation for small food businesses.
  • Douglass Farmers' Market
    Greet friends and neighbors at this market on the north side of town featuring local producers.
  • Growing Matters Garden
    Kids get their hands dirty and learn a lot with our educational gardening project.
  • Southwest Michigan Community Harvest Fest
    Celebrate local food, local farming, and sustainable living with great speakers, music and more.
  • Common Ground
    A network of individuals and organizations working to support community gardens throughout Kalamazoo County.
  • Good Food Kalamazoo
    A collaboration working to engage and empower our community to provide itself with food that is healthy, green, fair, and affordable.