September 8, 2021

Local Foodie Tour: Lansing

Find our picks for a Michigan capital food tour – from coffee from Blue Owl to stouts from Ellison Brewery and Spirits, and everything in between.

August 4, 2021

Taco Tuesday Goes Local

With most Summer food holidays already under our belt for the year, it’s easy to forget that there’s a fun weekly celebration all August (and year) long! Taco…

August 4, 2021

Celebrating the 2021 Detroit Food Fighters

For the past 21 years, the Detroit Free Press dutifully announced their highly anticipated list of Best New Restaurants and Restaurant of the Year. However, this year, the…

July 7, 2021

In Detroit, Collaboration is Key for Farm and Food Businesses’ Success

Last spring, when lockdown measures were in place and trips to the grocery store were fraught, Detroit farm and food businesses stepped in to offer an alternative. “Covid…

July 7, 2021

Elixirs: Wellness Cafe Opens in Marquette

“Elixirs had been planned before the pandemic,” Kate Lewandowski, co-owner of Elixirs shares. They intended to open during the beginning of the summer of 2020, but eventually opened…

June 8, 2021

Explore Local Food in Detroit with MoGo

Hop on one of MoGo’s red cruisers and pedal your way through West Village, Eastern Market, and Midtown’s finest local food businesses. New this year, MoGo, Detroit’s non-profit…

April 6, 2021

Local Food Tour: The Village at Grand Traverse Commons

Spend your afternoon strolling, sipping and savoring at the Village at Grand Traverse Commons! This historic and beautiful location offers a taste of Traverse City, all within walking…

March 10, 2021

Ojibwe Chef Reclaims “Food as Medicine” through Indigenized, Accessible Food

Chef Cam Stott is using traditional Native foods to remind people that food is medicine and that Native people are still here, through his new project Thirteen Moons…

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 12, 2021

Michigan Gifts for Your Valentine’s Day and Beyond

Stumped on what to give your Valentine this Sunday? Need inspiration for a romantic gift for an upcoming birthday celebration? Check out our local sources for great gift…