Food Service & Agriculture

Growers, processors and distributors

ARTICLES

Food truck ordinance around the corner

City ordinance would allow eateries more freedom to operate on public property downtown.

July 22, 2016
There’s now heavy legal energy moving behind Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss’s dream of having more food trucks in the downtown area. Read More

With new cafés opening, does our coffee cup overfloweth?

Local owners say the West Michigan market could be just about bottomless.

July 22, 2016
(Watch for this story Monday morning on WZZM TV 13) With three of the city’s best-known coffee roasters each ready to open their second retail locations, differentiation is a focus. Read More

Grove names head chef

July 20, 2016
A repeat winner of Grand Rapids Magazine’s Restaurant of the Year title has a new head chef. Read More

Producer premieres TV pilot on 'hunt' for craft beer

July 20, 2016
A local producer will premiere a TV pilot in town on Thursday night that features one of Grand Rapids’ most-prized products. Read More

American bistro opens doors

July 19, 2016
A bistro serving “modern American cuisine” has opened in town. Read More

New Holland brews up something different in GR

Vision of versatility begins to emerge from construction dust.

July 15, 2016
Intentionality is evident in the design of New Holland Brewing Co.’s The Knickerbocker. Read More

Craft spirits maker medals at international competition

July 15, 2016
A local craft spirits maker has added more awards to its collection at an international competition judged by consumers. Read More

Farm lays off 300 workers

July 14, 2016
A farm in the region is laying off at least 300 employees after filing for bankruptcy. Read More

Civic agency backs West Side beer garden

July 14, 2016
The Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority has approved a grant for a beer garden on the West Side. Read More

Brewers refresh for maturing market

The battle for retail shelf space prompts changes to brands and packaging.

July 8, 2016
Sitting among aisles of beer at Siciliano’s Market, Steve Siciliano said beer retail stores have hit a saturation point. Read More