Food

Feature Story A rendering of the Secchia Piazza that will be built on the GRCC main campus.
Feature Story A customer orders at the Kuntry Cookin' food truck in Muskegon.

Success of Kuntry Cookin’ shows the power of community support


Feature Story Sarah Porebski, the newest co-owner of the Holland Peanut Store, first started working at there while she was still in middle school.
Feature Story Sangeeta Kar, of Sangeeta's Dance & Music of India in Midland, Michigan, performs a classical odissi dance at the International Festival of Holland in the Holland Civic Center, August 21, 2021.
Feature Story Dancers pose during the 2019 Grand Haven Hispanic Heritage Fiesta.

International festival returning to Holland


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