Celebrate by shopping at the Southeast Area Farmers’ Market Saturday! Here’s why you’ll be glad you did!
Make Your Own Personal Care Items
12 – 2 p.m. Saturday August 5
(Market hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Southeast Area Farmers’ Market
MLK Park, 900 Fuller Ave. SE 49506
Are you tired of paying too much for your personal care items? Does the list of chemical ingredients scare you? (It should!) Come to the Southeast Area Farmers’ Market Saturday and learn how to make your own!
Ms. Yvonne Woodard, market manager and vendor, has been making her own personal care products for years. She started doing so because of her health — she simply could not physically tolerate store-bought, chemical laden products.
Stop by and learn her tried-and-true recipes for the products living closest to your body!
Bridge Magazine, the free, online publication of the nonprofit Center for Michigan, has spent the last two summers visiting farmers’ markets across the state. Come to the Southeast Area Farmers’ Market Saturday and subscribe and you will receive a free tote bag (great for all those fruits and veggies) and be entered to win one of five, $100 Amazon gift cards.
Bridge Magazine offers in-depth news covering Michigan current affairs and public policy issues around the state from a nonpartisan perspective. It always has been, and always will be free. But if you decide you’re not that keen on it after your first issue, you can unsubscribe at any time.
The Center for Michigan, is a non-partisan non profit organization that works to amplify resident’s voices to leadership in Lansing across the state.
It’s not too late to get in on the action!
Come to Calder Plaza on July 26th to learn about Enbridge’s Line 5, the 64 year old twin oil pipelines running underneath the Straits of Mackinac that were only projected to have a 50 year lifetime, and yet they still have oil flowing through them. Knowledgeable speakers will share information about this oil line, why it is so dangerous for our ecosystem and economy, and what you can do to help. Speakers include:
💧Stephanie Mabie, founder of Kent County Water Conservation
💦Robert Vankirk, 77th District Congressional Candidate
💧Desmond Berry, Natural Resources Department Lead for the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians
💦Kevin Gilbert, Creator/Owner of Spark The Change
💧Lee Sprague, Tribal Leader of the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians
💦TJ Kimball, Senate Candidate for the 29th District
Please bring signs and friends to help raise awareness of this threat to the Great Lakes!
Our Kitchen Table is an active supporter of this campaign and is working with other local organizations to have the City of Grand Rapids pass a resolution asking that Line 5 be removed.