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Revitalizing an old market Grand Rapids, Michigan, updates with a shelter and internet access for vendors

publication date: Aug 1, 2012
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Fulton StreetGrand Rapids, Michigan, is surrounded by some of the most productive fruit and vegetable farmland in the United States. To the west of the city is the largest blueberry production area in Michigan. Muck soils in the area contribute to Michigan’s ranking as #2 in the nation for fresh market carrots and celery. And north of Grand Rapids, the land is blanketed with orchards of apples, peaches, cherries, and other tree fruits.

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