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!

November 9, 2021

A Day in the Life of a Turkey Farmer

Learn how Rick Duerksen, a Northern Michigan turkey farmer, works year-round to get birds to tables in time for Thanksgiving.

September 9, 2021

Know Your Farmer: Whitney Creek Farm

Whitney Creek Farm in Ironwood, MI raises animals from Berkshire hogs to Icelandic sheep in an ethical manner that promotes good land stewardship.

August 7, 2021

Know your Farmer: North Harvest CSA Farm

It doesn’t matter if you are a Copper Country local or a visiting Michigander just admiring the Upper Peninsula, North Harvest CSA Farm’s Tuesday on-farm stand is a…

August 4, 2021

Celebrating the 2021 Detroit Food Fighters

For the past 21 years, the Detroit Free Press dutifully announced their highly anticipated list of Best New Restaurants and Restaurant of the Year. However, this year, the…

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…