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Press Release: Grand Rapids Grows Green

Grand Rapids and local partners work to restore the Grand River by reducing runoff from nearby parks. Grand Rapids residents can enjoy a safer and cleaner Grand River this year thanks to efforts by the city, Sierra Club Grand Rapids and other local organizations to curb nearby pollution. Read more about this effort from the

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Press Release: Midwest Grows Green Week

Environmental non-profit helps businesses, municipalities and natural resource districts meet the rising demand for sustainable landscaping March 22-26. From March 22-26, 2021, the environmental non-profit initiative, Midwest Grows Green, will host three sustainable landscaping training and informational webinars during Midwest Grows Green Week. Athletic field managers, lawn and landscaping companies, park and natural resource managers,

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10 Topics We’re Most Excited to Learn About During MGG Week…

Our MGG Week Webinars March 22 through 26 will host 18 different speakers and panelists.  Each presenter will cover unique sustainable landscaping topics and issues.  See below for our list of the most intriguing topics MGG Week will review: March 22nd’s “Adding an Organic Lawn Care Service to Your Business” Webinar, RSVP at bit.ly/MGGolctraining21:   Topic #1:

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What you will learn during MGG Week…

Hear why you should attend MGG Week webinars from our speakers! Midwest Grows Green (MGG) Week webinars feature 15+ different speakers. So, we asked them why they will participate in this series of educational webinars. Here are their responses: March 22nd’s “Adding an Organic Lawn Care Service to Your Business” Webinar, RSVP at bit.ly/MGGolctraining21:   Chip Osborne,

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Why we soil test…

MGG turf and soil scientists discuss the most important step to transitioning fields to pesticide-free This fall our soil and turf scientists Vytas Pabedinskas, of Save our Soil, LLC, and Alec McClennan, of Good Nature Organic Lawn Care, visited the pilot fields for our natural lawn care technical assistance program.  They conducted soil tests at

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East Grand Rapids goes Organic on its Parks

East Grand Rapids, Stonyfield and local partners lead the transition to organic Children can play free of synthetic pesticides at two East Grand Rapids parks this year and into the future. Stonyfield Organic, the nation’s leading organic yogurt company, has teamed up with Midwest Grows Green and the Sierra Club Greater Grand Rapids to help

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New Case Study-Anthony Nied

Midwest Grows Green is thrilled to announce we have released a new case study for lawnandland.org! We had the privilege to speak with Anthony Nied the Owner and Founder of Safe & Simple Organic Lawns. He talked about his expertise in the organic lawn care industry. His company Safe and Simple Organic Lawns offers organic

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