Items Tagged with 'Urban Roots'


Urban Roots expands to northeast Grand Rapids

March 19, 2020
A compost program is expanding its service area in Grand Rapids. Read More

Compost program quadrupling service area

Nonprofit helps businesses, residents work toward zero waste by collecting organic food scraps via bicycle route.

April 6, 2018
Urban Roots said its compost pickup program has gained enough steam to expand past the pilot. Read More

Street Talk: B Corps drive urban farming

Rink royalty.

October 21, 2016
Urban farming nonprofit Urban Roots will be able to meet more students where they are thanks to a $5,000 gift from five Grand Rapids B Corps. Read More

Inside Track: Gardner puts down roots for a social enterprise nonprofit

Urban Roots serves as a platform for education and empowerment through urban agriculture.

December 11, 2015
Levi Gardner is trying to raise $1 million to make his dream for his urban agriculture venture, Urban Roots, a reality. Read More

Urban farmers prepare for move to new center

Urban Roots, which grows and sells produce in city settings, is on its way to Madison Square.

November 13, 2015
Urban Roots is planning to put down roots in a new home. Read More