Wholesome Foods at the Fulton Street Farmers Market

blueberries for sober recipes


Sanford Chef Mackenzie provides meals full of fresh ingredients from nearby farms. The Fulton Street Farmers Market is a great resource for recipes and delicious meals. Also, an excursion to the market for our clients in treatment is an outing that floods all the senses. Local farmers provide seasonal wares for purchase in an urban “hipster” neighborhood setting. And the picture perfect landscapes of fruit, vegetables and flowers inspire …


Healthy Food for Recovery


Old Fashioned Farm Experience…

The Fulton Street Farmers Market is the oldest and largest in Grand Rapids. It was originally known as the “East Side Market”. Many of the vendors have been selling their produce here for generations. And Sanford staff are frequent patrons. The old fashioned farm-to-table experience, coupled with fresh air and the atmosphere of a bygone ice cream social, makes everyone feel happy.


Fresh Food for Sobriety


We’ve said it before – it’s the simple things in life. And while Sanford clients are putting in the hard work needed to get better, a trip to the Farmers Market provides a well needed break. The bright colors and crisp smells (not to mention Vitamin C and D) invigorate the senses!





Sanford Behavioral Health is a residential and outpatient facility located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Sanford offers excellence in evidence-based practice models in a home-like, restorative setting. Our clinicians, supported by our medical team, focus on resolving the underlying issues that often cause substance use, such as trauma, unhealthy relationships, co-occurring disorders and isolation. Programs include both in-person and telehealth: residential, day programs, intensive outpatient, outpatient, medication-assisted treatment (MAT), education and relapse prevention classes, one-on-one and family therapy, and alumni and family support groups. At Sanford, we want to inspire you to find your inner grit, rekindle your interests and engage your passion.