March 16, 2023

Dive into the History of Eating with the Janice Bluestein Longone Archive

Take a trip into the past of American eating with the Janice Bluestein Longone culinary archive at the University of Michigan.

March 5, 2023

Avalon: The Hearth of Detroit Since 1997

Did you know that Avalon in Detroit uses 100% organic flour and has used 2,500 lbs of local sunflower sprouts?

February 22, 2023

Remembering the People Along the Way

Explore the costs behind every bite of local food at FOLK Detroit in our 2022 Local Food Guide cover story.

February 19, 2023

A Commitment to the Community: Allen Neighborhood Center

“We are an intensely place-base organization, and our place is Lansing’s Eastside.” The Allen Neighborhood Center brings good food and community to Lansing.

December 13, 2022

Checking In With Rad.ish

Learn more about the story behind Rad.ish, a vegan eatery in Traverse City, and what owner Lisa Moberly has cooking up. Plus: a recipe for Papas Chorizo Burritos!

November 7, 2022

Get to Know Your LFC, Neil and Karey!

Meet our Southeast and Southwest Local Food Coordinators, Karey Stid and Neil Davey!

September 10, 2022

Back-to-School Reading List: Staff Picks

Taste the Local Difference’s team of local food lovers include their favorite books in this ‘Staff Picks’ list.

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.

May 3, 2022

Celebrating AAPI Month with Spring Kimchi

Chef Ji Hye Kim of Ann Arbor shares her Spring Green Kimchi recipe for AAPI Heritage Month. Interested in more? Join our upcoming cooking class!

January 11, 2022

3 Tips to Thrive this Winter by Reducing Stress

Winter can be a stressful time for food and farm workers. Melissa Wierema, licensed therapist and farmer of Up North Heritage Farm, shares her tips for reducing stress!