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.

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!

June 22, 2021

Do you love Michigan beer and free swag?

Michigan is home to hundreds of breweries. From ales to stouts, there are thousands of flavors, styles, and methods of Michigan beer to explore. If you want to…

May 12, 2021

Fresh Food Box Program Increases Access to Fresh Produce and Supports Farm’s Viability

Many local food businesses, including farms and farmers markets, added e-commerce platforms to safely connect with their customers throughout the pandemic. At the same time, food insecurity increased…

March 9, 2021

Moving U.P. Food Businesses Online

We are excited to announce that Taste the Local Difference has partnered with the Upper Peninsula Small Business and Development Center (SBDC) to offer 20 U.P. food and…

February 13, 2021

Upcoming Michigan Virtual CSA Fair! 2/26

The Michigan Statewide CSA Network, a collaboration between Michigan Food and Farming Systems (MIFFS), MSU Extension, and Taste the Local Difference, is excited to announce their upcoming Michigan…

November 17, 2020

Shop Local Online : Michigan Local Gift Guide

We are proud to release our annual holiday gift guide. This year, you can find delicious, useful, and of course, LOCAL, items that make for great gifts at michiganlocalgiftguide.com.…

July 11, 2019

Introducing 2 New Local Food Coordinators

We are excited to introduce our two new employees at Taste the Local Difference. Annaliese Brown will serve as a West Michigan Local Food Coordinator out of Grand…

June 27, 2019

We’re Growing! Taste the Local Difference Expands

Exciting changes are coming to Taste the Local Difference this year! First, we are pleased to announce two new employees in West Michigan. Second, we will publish one…

June 4, 2018

PRESS RELEASE: edibleWOW Magazine and Taste The Local Difference Present Cooking Demo Series at the Ann Arbor Farmers Market

FOR EXCLUSIVE RELEASE Contact: Stephanie Willette May 9, 2018 Phone: (734) 794-6255 Email: [email protected] edibleWOW Magazine and Taste The Local Difference Present Cooking Demo Series at the Ann…