May 10, 2022

From Grain to Glass: Ann Arbor Distilling Company

We asked Ann Arbor Distilling Company’s Sales and Distribution Manager, Michael Fox, to share about what makes their boutique spirits unique and his favorite ways to enjoy!

April 5, 2022

MEDC Pitch Competition: Then & Now

Follow up with some winners of the MEDC UP Pitch Competition and learn about the opportunity for Northeast Michigan businesses!

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.

March 9, 2022

Easy as Pi(e) Day

How many digits of Pi do you know by heart ? Most people know at least the first three digits of this helpful, irrational number : 3.14. As…

Maple Syrup in a maple leaf shaped glass
March 1, 2022

Michigan Maple Syrup Weekends are Back!

This year, 24 Michigan Maple Syrup producers will participate in Michigan Maple Syrup Weekends, running mid-March through early April.

January 7, 2022

6 Michigan Brews Guaranteed to Warm Up Your Winter

Check out 6 Michigan local coffee companies and tea blends to sip this Winter – from foraged tea blends, to coffee subscriptions!

December 9, 2021

Perspectives on Northern Michigan Cheesemaking

Have you bought cheese from Northern Michigan? Learn about four cheesemakers and their businesses, favorite style of cheese, and more!

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!

November 8, 2021

Family Ties: Dancing Crane Farm and Steinhaus Restaurant in Marquette

Justin and Ryan Fairbanks own and operate the Steinhaus Restaurant and Dancing Crane Farm to support each other and their community.

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.