GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.— "Friends of Grand Rapids Parks" is getting reading to plant a new green space for Grand Rapids, made possible by 17 area breweries.
The ceremonial planting of Brewers Grove will take place October 17 at Riverside Park. The event will also include a beer-inspired movie showing inside the park at dusk. Visitors will be allowed to bring growlers.
Brewers Grove is being funded by tree beer sales. Each participating brewery created their own version of tree beer. The fundraiser began August 5, with many breweries donating $1 from each pint sold to the Friends of Grand Rapids Parks' Urban Forest Project. Other participating breweries created events and promotions for the fundraising campaign.
Participating breweries include: