Food

Feature Story HDPS's Community Policing Team No. 1 job is connecting with people in Holland. Sometimes that means ice cream and a smile.

Polar Patrol serving more than ice cream


Feature Story Novice canner Erin Berens is happy with her first attempt at food preservation and is prepared to tackle it again with more quantity and variety for this season.

Pandemic spurs renewed interest in home canning


Feature Story Lakeshore Food Rescue is expected to annually provide more than 400,000 pounds of food rescued from retailers and farmers. 
Feature Story The Holland Symphony Orchestra performs its Pops at the Pier event every year in a celebration of summer fun.

HSO returns with pops tribute to Louis Armstrong


Feature Story Spera Foods founder Hannah Raycraft

Spera Foods founder building ‘hopeful’ health brand


Feature Story Alita Kelly gardening
Feature Story Henry and Lindsay Cherry co-founded I AM Academy, which empowers Black students and is behind the 2021 Juneteenth festival in Holland.

Juneteenth returns with fun and a renewed purpose


Feature Story On the Border Catering Captain Carolyn McNeil was one of eight West Michigan employees honored with the 2020 West Michigan Works! Beverly A. Drake Essential Service Award.
Feature Story Muskegon YMCA volunteers distribute bags of food to those in need.
Feature Story Bowerman Blueberries is expanding its original farmers market and bringing a restaurant to downtown Holland later this year.

Bowerman bringing blueberries to downtown Holland


Feature Story Voting for Dancing with the Local Stars runs through March 10.
Feature Story “One-third of everything we eat depends on pollination,” says Don Lam, of the Holland Area Beekeepers Association (HABA). “Imagine losing one bite out of every three.”
Feature Story Holland’s Cubi Market prioritizes local businesses by offering a way to safely shop locally online.

Startup puts personalized products within shoppers’ grasp


Longform Juan (cacao and coffee farmer), Chad Morton and Efren Madriaga

Published Together: The heart opening journey of a superfood in our backyard


Feature Story Zeeland's Strength and Main ad campaign asks customers to pull together for downtown businesses
Feature Story Jason Cottrell and his daughter, Gracie Jo, 11, pose in front of the little free pantry their family created in front of their home, 1237 Marlene St. Holland.

Little pantry brings kindness, helping hand


Feature Story Hudsonville Ice Cream dropped off pints of their most popular flavors at Spectrum Health hospitals earlier this year as part of its Random Acts of Ice Cream campaign.

Hudsonville’s Random Acts of Ice Cream honors everyday heroes


Feature Story Kids' Food Basket is expanding its meal program to children in Ottawa and Allegan counties with a new site in Holland.

Gentex makes commitment to fight childhood hunger