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Growing Global, Farming Local:Refugee Benefit Silent Auction

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  • Downtown Market Banquet Room

    435 Ionia SW, Grand Rapids, MI (map)

    42.954529 -85.670845

  • Bethany's’ Refugee Resettlement program is hosting the 4th annual refugee benefit silent auction, “Growing Global, Farming Local,” at the Grand Rapids’ Downtown Market.

    This event will be a time to learn more about refugees in Grand Rapids and support an exciting new project helping many refugees thrive in a new community. There are currently 3 community gardens located throughout Grand Rapids where over 90 refugee families tend to garden plots. Bethany is hoping to expand this agriculture project through the creation of a farm site where refugees will learn market skills in order to expand employment opportunities while improving access to healthy and locally-grown food.

    All funds raised during this event will support the refugee agriculture project, “Hope Farms.”

    $20, $25 at the door

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  • Cassie H.

    Should we just cancel this event due to the high cost. I didn't realize it was $20 for tickets. I really can't afford that either.

    November 8, 2013

  • Joan G.

    Since parking is limited, carpooling is helpful. Otherwise I'm sure people can park along the street.

    October 26, 2013


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