April 26, 2024

Worth the Trip: Local Food Distribution in Northeast Michigan

Northeast Michigan businesses share their local sourcing wins and woes in this 2023 Local Food Guide story.

April 9, 2024

Destination Up North Michigan Country Stores

Make sure to put a pin in your road trip map for these locally-focused Northern Michigan stores!

February 5, 2024

Valentine’s Date Night Ideas for Local Food Lovers

Do you have your plans for Valentine’s Day? Celebrate love and local food in Michigan!

November 10, 2023

Meet Our Marketing Services

Did you know that Taste the Local DIfference works with small food businesses to optimize their marketing?

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.

Michigan Local Gift Guide
October 3, 2023

A Digital Guide to Shopping Local Michigan Gifts

(Michigan) –  ‘Tis the season for spreading holiday cheer! Taste the Local Difference, Michigan’s Local Food Marketing, Media, and Consulting Agency, is one month away from its annual…

September 12, 2023

Flip Out at the Annual Harvest Pancake Fundraiser with the Serendipity Spa of Linden

Support LAFF Pathways with the Serendipity Spa of Linden during their Annual Harvest Pancake Fundraiser!

August 29, 2023

Grand Rapids Food Co-op: Help Access to Fresh Food in Your Community!

Start in on the ground floor as an owner with a community-focused food co-op in Grand Rapids!

July 3, 2023

Show Off Your Local Swag!

Shop local — and wear local, too! Check out our suggestions for great tote bags and other merchandise from small local businesses in Michigan.

June 10, 2023

3 West Michigan Companies that Deliver on Local

Find out how the Patch, Anjoy and Wormie’s Vermicompost make it easy to eat (and compost) local in West Michigan.