Purple Porch Co-op Wins $100,000 Grant to Promote Healthy Local Eating

The Purple Porch Co-op has been named the recipient of a $100,000 federal grant to purchase new equipment and promote their store through marketing efforts. The Purple Porch Co-op features a deli, café and full-service grocery store. Purple Porch Co-op is a member-owned grocery store specializing in locally-sourced and organic foods. The store, which has…


South Bend International Festival Offers Variety of Food and Music for a Good Cause

The tenth annual South Bend International Festival gets underway today and runs on Saturday as well. An eclectic mix of food, music, arts and crafts will be on display in South Bend this weekend at the St. Joseph County 4H Fairgrounds on the city’s south side. The Pangani Foundation of South Bend sponsors the event….