OKT September events include Cook, Eat & Talk and Bike Tour this Saturday

10 a.m. to noon, Saturday Sept 14: Cook, Eat & Talk  Back to School Recipes for Kids. Several Peer Chefs  share garden fresh snack and meal ideas. At Sherman Street Church, 1000 Sherman Street SE, Grand Rapids.

 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday Sept 14: Bicycle Tour of Fruit and Nut Trees Learn to identify trees in your neighborhood bearing edible fruits, nuts and leaves with OKT Urban Forester, Laura Casaletto. Meet at Garfield Park, Burton and Madison SE. 

Going to the Eastown Street Fair? Stop by the OKT booth at the IGE Peace Festival. 

September Southeast Area Farmers’ Market Activities

 ·         September 14, Grand Rapids Police Department officers will meet and greet neighbors and share children’s activities.

·         September 20 and 21, Grand Rapids Fire Department will provide free smoke alarms to neighborhood households and invite kids to tour a fire truck. Safe Link will sign up qualifying neighbors for free cell phone service.

·         September 27, Community Advancement will provide free pre-diabetes screening; Project Red will share HIV and AIDS resources.

  •  September 28, Community Advancement will provide free pre-diabetes screening and the market will host a healthy kids snacks cooking demo.