September 7, 2022

Michigan Condiments, from Savory to Sweet!

A side of local, please! Check out some of our favorite Michigan-made condiments, from peanut butter to vinegar to ketchup!

August 1, 2022

What’s in our Local Picnic Basket?

What are we snacking on for our Michigan-made picnic? Local beers, cheese, cucumbers and more! Check out our suggestions.

July 20, 2022

What is a Food Co-op?

Michigan has a number of local food cooperatives (co-ops). Learn about their history, structure, and how to join your local food co-op.

July 7, 2022

Know Your Farmer: Providence Organic Farm

Providence Organic Farm’s story begins with living soil and partners Andrea and Ryan Romeyn. Today, the farm is a hub in Central Lake, with a CSA and even Mexican food pop ups.

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.