3 Tips to Thrive this Winter by Reducing Stress
Winter can be a stressful time for food and farm workers. Melissa Wierema, licensed therapist and farmer of Up North Heritage Farm, shares her tips for reducing stress!
A Year in Review for Taste the Local Difference
Since 2004, Taste the Local Difference has supported Michigan local food and farming businesses. Check out our year in review of what we accomplished in 2021!
Growing Forward with Michigan Food Businesses
In 2021, TLD offered over 3,500 hours of e-commerce services and digital marketing strategy consulting to more than 60 Michigan food businesses.
Know Your Farmer: Superior Mycology
Superior Mycology started with Amy Bachhuber and Rohn Sorensen’s love of mushrooms – and eating them year round! Use their recipe for Oyster Mushroom Stew with your local finds.
Crowdfunding campaign launched for ‘Lakeshore Depot’ project in Marquette
Support Marquette’s Lakeshore Depot’s Crowdfunding campaign to reach $50,000 to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative.
3 Reasons Why you Should Get a Whole Animal Share
Get to know Eight Plates Farm and their sustainably raised proteins! Check out our top three reasons why an animal share from a farm may be right for you!
A Day in the Life of a Turkey Farmer
Learn how Rick Duerksen, a Northern Michigan turkey farmer, works year-round to get birds to tables in time for Thanksgiving.
Family Ties: Dancing Crane Farm and Steinhaus Restaurant in Marquette
Justin and Ryan Fairbanks own and operate the Steinhaus Restaurant and Dancing Crane Farm to support each other and their community.
“Rice, Wild” : An Excerpt from Abra Beren’s New Cookbook, “Grist”
Dive into grains with this Q&A with a wild rice forager from Northern Minnesota! Plus, give these recipes a try from Chef Abra Berens’ new cookbook, “Grist.”
Know Your Farmer: Finndian Farms
Located near Manistique, Gail and Greg of Finndian Farms care for their land with native plants and restorative agriculture.