Taste the Local Difference® is Michigan’s local food consulting, media and marketing agency. Our work is diverse, but has one common goal – to sell more Michigan grown and produced food across the state.

We are a woman-owned and woman-led business, specializing in communication strategy for purpose-driven food brands across the state of Michigan. We are passionate about education, building relationships and empowering entrepreneurs.

Our work also involves educating consumers about the value of local food and how they can better support their local economy by supporting local food systems.

We educate consumers about the value of local food, and support food and farming entrepreneurs in building successful, well-connected, and thoughtful businesses.

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Our Founding Principles:

  1. Develop Authentic Relationships and Collaboration
  2. Maintain and Defend the Integrity of Local Food
  3. Help Local Food and Farm Businesses Succeed
  4. Support Diverse and Innovative Markets for Local Food
  5. Create Free Educational Resources
  6. Build the Demand for Local Food