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…

June 14, 2023

Seasonal Placemat: Summer Veggies in Michigan

Grab your crayons, navigate a sunhat maze, search for words, beat someone at tic tac toe, and fill Michigan fruits and vegetables with colors of all kind! If…

June 1, 2023

Fathers in the Local Food System

A father’s role extends beyond providing love for his children; it encompasses shaping their values and instilling lifelong lessons. One of the most critical teachings a father can…

May 18, 2023

Find Local Food this Summer with the Michigan Local Food Guide

Michigan – Taste the Local Difference is proud to announce the publication of their 2023 Local Food Guide! This 100-page magazine celebrates Michigan’s local food culture and the…

April 28, 2023

2023 Local Food Guide Release Parties

Summer is here and so is the newest edition of our Local Food Guide, a 100-page magazine celebrating Michigan’s local food culture and the food businesses that make…

April 17, 2023

Carnitas Tacos with Garden Fiesta Rice

Ready to eat local? See a sneak peak of a recipe from our 2023 Local Food Guide: Carnitas Tacos with Garden Fiesta Rice from Cold Creek Farm in Benzonia!