The First Alpena Flower Festival Supports Local Businesses
Head to Downtown Alpena to take part in their first Flower Festival, featuring local florists and flower farmers.
2023 Local Food Guide Release Parties
Summer is here and so is the newest edition of our Local Food Guide, a 100-page magazine celebrating Michigan’s local food culture and the food businesses that make…
Morel, Arugula, and Goat Cheese Flatbread
Find a cache of morels this Spring? Try this recipe for a flatbread with goat cheese and arugula from the Court Yard Ristorante in Alpena!
Know Your Farmer: Coop Creations
Learn more about Kayla Ratz and her journey to her farm, Coop Creations, in Northern Michigan!
Allergen-Friendly Local Eats
Check out our guide to gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free, or egg-free eating in Michigan, from veggie burgers in Alpena to teff pancakes in Kalamazoo!
Connecting the Dots of Michigan’s Local Food System
Taste the Local Difference is makes connections for local food businesses for a successful, thriving community.
Mackinaw Sunset Sour
Love New York Sours but wish there was more Michigan? Try this recipe from the Carriage House at Hotel Iroquois on Mackinac Island!
February Fermented Favorites
We love Michigan-made fermented foods! Check out our list of local pickle and kombucha makers.
Four Foodie Date Nights in Grayling, MI
Have you enjoyed local food and shopping in downtown Grayling? Make a date of it!
Wines and Ciders for Michigan Winters
Make sure you cheers with Michigan wines and ciders! Drink local with these great bottles and sipping events.