December 4, 2022

Crop Spot: Michigan Salad Greens

Salad greens range from the cool sweetness of spinach, to the biting freshness of baby arugula. Depending on your preference, greens can take center stage in the form…

November 7, 2022

Get to Know Your LFC, Neil and Karey!

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

October 2, 2022

Crop Spot: Michigan Squash

Learn more about Michigan summer and winter squash including how to prepare, store, and freeze!

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 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 3, 2022

Crop Spot: Stone Fruits

It’s stone fruit season in Michigan. What are they? How are they prepared? Find out about these seasonal fruits in this Taste the Local Difference article.

June 8, 2022

Neighborhood Grocery: Detroit’s Only Black-Owned Grocery Store

Detroit’s sole Black-owned grocery store, Neighborhood Grocery, is coming to Jefferson Chalmers in late summer 2022.  Seasoned entrepreneur and founder of the project, Raphael Wright, launched the campaign…

June 7, 2022

Local Foodie Tour: Holland

Tiptoeing through the tulips is certainly a highlight for Hollanders and tourists alike, but the mid-sized southwest city offers plenty of activities and treats throughout the year. What…

May 12, 2022

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Farmers Market Trip

Make your Michigan farmers market shopping experience enjoyable with these 5 tips!

May 6, 2022

Crop Spot: Rhubarb Season in Michigan

After a long Michigan winter, rhubarb is one of the first vegetables (or fruit, to some!) to push its way through the freshly thawed soil. Once a plant…