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Slow Food West Michigan awards grant to OKT

SFWMLogo-e1425570965857Slow Food West Michigan has awarded OKT a you $500 grant to fund our heirloom greens and herbs project, which is part of our food growing project with students and households of Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Academy. The heirloom herbs to be grown include basil, sage, cilantro, rosemary and more. Students will also be planting a variety of vegetables and fruit plants. The produce will be used for healthy school-day snacks and shared with students’ households.

Blandford Farm is in the process of starting the herb plants for OKT. OKT will also provide seeds, window boxes and containers, soil and soil amendments, and a garden coach to oversee the project.

Hip hop artist Quelle Chris sends GR a personal message

Hip hop artist Quelle Chris gave OKT special permission to share his new release, “We Eat It” a song that addresses the poor food choices that are making people sick in America’s urban neighborhoods. For more good hip hop, stop out to LadyfestGR 2013 tonight. Jean Grae and Invincible take the stage at the Pyramid Scheme , 68 Commerce SW, at 10 p.m. Tickets are $10.

You can follow Quelle on Twitter at  https://twitter.com/QuelleChris