November 13, 2023

West Michigan Farmers of Color Land Fund Talks to TLD About the Lay of the Land

Takidia Jenkins Smith talks about the West Michigan Farmers of Color Land Fund, and why the work they do is so important for farming in Grand Rapids and beyond.

October 9, 2023

How Two Northeast Michigan Food Business Owners Got Their Start

Dig into the stories of Kris Fairey and Thadius McKay, and how they arrived into the Northeast Michigan food scene.

August 28, 2023

Why Local Distillers Choose Local

Why do Michigan distillers choose to use local agriculture in their bottles of whiskey? What does sourcing local entail? Learn from statewide distillers!

July 13, 2023

Hopside Brewery and the Old Polish Corner: Fresh Flavors in Alpena 

Be sure to check out these two new additions to the Alpena food scene for great brews and Polish flavor!

June 8, 2023

Know Your Farmer: Fennigan’s Farms

Amanda Brezzell is farming for their community in Detroit. Learn how agricultural innovation supports community resilience with Fennigan’s Farms!

May 18, 2023

Find Local Food this Summer with the Michigan Local Food Guide

Michigan – Taste the Local Difference is proud to announce the publication of their 2023 Local Food Guide! This 100-page magazine celebrates Michigan’s local food culture and the…

April 19, 2023

Talking about Regeneration

What is regenerative agriculture and where can you find an example of it in Southwest Michigan? Read on!

April 3, 2023

Know Your Farmer: Coop Creations

Learn more about Kayla Ratz and her journey to her farm, Coop Creations, in Northern Michigan!

March 13, 2023

What’s in that Greenhouse?

Curious about what’s in those big white structures when you pass by a Northern Michigan farm? Learn more about why Z&N Farm, Lakeview Hill Farm and TLC Farms use greenhouses and hoop houses.

March 11, 2023

Celebrating Michigan Fish Producers with a Bounty of Local Seafood

Ready to eat local fish? Use this resource from the Michigan Sea Grant, originally printed in the 2022 Local Food Guide.