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  • Downtown
    Enjoy a huge range of entertainment, dining, shopping and sightseeing opportunities, all within an easy, eye-catching 10-minute walk.
    West Side
    From tigers and coffee to meat markets and Mexican restaurants, the West Side is a fascinating mix of old-school and up-and-coming.
    Heartside
    Grit, growth and creativity characterize this downtown neighborhood, which boasts unique galleries, clever dining spots and many pleasant…
    Heritage Hill
    One of the nation’s top old-house neighborhoods – with 1,300 buildings dating back to 1844 – is just a five-minute walk from downtown.
    Medical Mile
    This world-class health-sciences corridor is spurring new retail and residential developments well beyond its namesake mile.
    North Quarter
    The city’s largest park, tiniest burger joint, oldest sweet shop and newest best-bar winner are just a few of the pleasures that await visitors.…
    Southtown
    Diversity is the hallmark of Southtown, with numerous ethnic groups contributing to a vibrant mix of restaurants, shops and events.
    Uptown
    An eclectic mix of specialty shops, galleries, restaurants and entertainment venues reflect this area’s friendly, funky, fabulous character.

    Family Farms, Markets & Tours

    You can purchase fresh-picked produce - or pick your own - at many of the farms and farm markets that supply local restaurants.

    At the Market

    Many area farms sell their goods at city farm markets, including:

    Fulton Street Farmer's Market. The area's oldest and largest traditional farm market is open from May through December. Hosts an Artisans Market June-September.

    Downtown Market. Downtown Grand Rapids newest resident market is now open 7 days a week.

    Farmers Markets of West Michigan - Check the website to see locations and market hours.

    On the Farm

    A number of these farms also offer tours, hayrides and fun family activities:

    Blok Orchard. Blueberries, apples, peaches, nectarines, melons, plus many vegetables.

    Bob Alt Farm. U-pick and just-picked strawberries in June; just-picked raspberries in July.

    Schwallier's Country Basket. U-pick apples and pumpkins plus fresh cider, fresh donuts, jams, jellies, honey and a petting zoo.

    Ed Dunneback & Girl's Farm. Apples, strawberries (u-pick and just-picked), asparagus, sweet cherries, apple cider, caramel apples, donuts, pumpkins, squash, tomatoes, Indian corn, recipes, play area, and more.

    Fruit Ridge Farm Markets. More than 30 farms on "The Ridge" - a unique topographical feature ideal for growing premium fruits and vegetables.

    Goodfellow's for tart cherries and nearby Klenk Orchards for sweet cherries, both in late June-early July.

    Hungry Village Tours. Explore the lakeshore's plate with two extraordinary culinary adventures compete - one a walk, one a drive - complete with samples and sips.

    Krupp Farms. Raspberries, strawberries and pre-picked produce, plus a snack and refreshment stand, picnic area and petting zoo.

    Lubbers Family Farm. Seasonal farm store, hands-on workshops, and special farm-to-fork meals.

    Robinette's Apple Haus. Cherries, peaches, pumpkins, apples, apple cider, bakery and lunch counter, ice cream, horse-drawn hayrides, gift barn, winery and tasting room, and more. Tours by appointment.

    Sandy Bottom Berries. Blueberries, red and black currants, gooseberries, and red and black raspberries.

    Sietsema Orchards & Cider Mill. Apples, apple cider, pumpkins, hayrides and tours.

    Steffens Orchard Market. Apples, blueberries, cherries, pumpkins, raspberries, a gift shop and more.