June 22, 2022

Let’s hear it for Avalon International Breads! 

In the mid-1990’s, Jackie Victor and Ann Perrault created an artisan bakery in Detroit with 4 employees. 25 years later, Avalon International Breads is booming – and setting the example.

April 1, 2022

Small Stores that are Big on Local

Where’s your go-to shop to treat yourself? Explore these Michigan local food grocers and retail stores that uplift other makers and artisans.

January 13, 2022

Explore Crafts & Cafés at these 3 NE Michigan Businesses

Do you live or travel to the Sunrise side of Michigan? Make sure to add these three food and art boutiques to your itinerary!

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 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.

September 28, 2021

Local Upgrades for Your Packed Lunch

Michigan makers make it easy to pack local for lunch! Find our favorites, from cookies to hand pies.

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

A Guide to Shopping Locally at your Neighborhood Market by Meijer

Grand Rapids, Lansing, and Royal Oak are three distinct cities with one thing in common: they’re home to a local neighborhood market by Meijer. Meijer, a Michigan company…

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…