April 15, 2024

Bring on the Beans

10 Cents a Meal encourages food service directors to purchase Michigan dried beans for students!

March 4, 2024

Pi(e) Day in Michigan: A Q&A with 3 Local Pie Professionals

3.1415926… how many digits of pi can you remember? And why is there a day dedicated to it? You can thank Larry Shaw, a physicist who decided math…

December 7, 2023

Learning About the Michigan Climate Smart Farm Project (MCSFP)

Learn more about the Michigan Climate Smart Farm Project (MCSFP), built off the successful MAEAP program.

December 4, 2023

Get Outside this Winter with our Northern Michigan Staff Recommendations

Get out there with our team’s recommendations for great wintertime activities — and the local food to try along the way!

November 10, 2023

Meet Our Marketing Services

Did you know that Taste the Local DIfference works with small food businesses to optimize their marketing?

Michigan Local Gift Guide
October 3, 2023

A Digital Guide to Shopping Local Michigan Gifts

(Michigan) –  ‘Tis the season for spreading holiday cheer! Taste the Local Difference, Michigan’s Local Food Marketing, Media, and Consulting Agency, is one month away from its annual…

September 16, 2023

Gotta Eat ‘Em All: Winter Squash Bingo

Check out some quick preparation tips for Michigan winter squash and play along with our Winter Squash Bingo Card!

August 15, 2023

4 Local Food Businesses We Love

Get to know the businesses behind our 2023 Michigan Local Food Guide Readership Survey Prize!

July 3, 2023

Show Off Your Local Swag!

Shop local — and wear local, too! Check out our suggestions for great tote bags and other merchandise from small local businesses in Michigan.

July 1, 2023

Crop Spot: Michigan Thimbleberries, Raspberries, and Blackberries

Bring on the summer fruit! It’s berry season in Michigan and there’s plenty to nibble on throughout the state whether you source it from your backyard, favorite roadside…