December 4, 2021

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.

December 3, 2021

The Spirit of the Season: Our 8 Favorite Holiday Beverages

We’re toasting to Michigan-made spirits, mixers and more when it comes to holiday drinks! Find our suggestions for adding local to your drink menu.

November 30, 2021

5 Local Tips for Easy Holiday Entertaining

Michigan sources make entertaining for the holidays easy! Be a locally minded host with anything from local pasta to Christmas Mead.

November 19, 2021

Shop Small at Holiday Markets in Metro Detroit

Find unique Michigan gifts at these holiday markets in Southeast Michigan! From handmade to edible gifts, there is something for everyone at these events.

November 15, 2021

Taste the Local Difference Releases 2021 Michigan Local Gift Guide

Explore unique Michigan made gift ideas in Taste the Local Difference’s Michigan Local Gift Guide!

November 12, 2021

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!

November 11, 2021

5 Tips to Reduce Waste this Thanksgiving

Cooking for a crowd this Thanksgiving? Check out our top 5 tips for reducing kitchen waste this holiday season and year-round.

November 4, 2021

Proteins and Vegan Mains for the Holiday Table

Interested in trying something new and local for the holidays? We’ve listed Michigan local sources for centerpiece mains, from leg of lamb to butternut squash.

October 29, 2021

“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.”

October 6, 2021

Día de Los Muertos in Southwest Detroit

What is Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, and how is it celebrated in Detroit? Learn about how to connect to this holiday!