March 9, 2021

Moving U.P. Food Businesses Online

We are excited to announce that Taste the Local Difference has partnered with the Upper Peninsula Small Business and Development Center (SBDC) to offer 20 U.P. food and…

March 4, 2021

Highlight on Healthy Eating: National Nutrition Month

Michigan companies make it easy to celebrate National Nutrition Month. Here are our suggestions for keeping a healthy lifestyle while choosing local!  Make your smoothie routine as smooth…

November 17, 2020

Shop Local Online : Michigan Local Gift Guide

We are proud to release our annual holiday gift guide. This year, you can find delicious, useful, and of course, LOCAL, items that make for great gifts at…

August 18, 2020

Local Foodie Checklist: August

The Local Foodie Checklist gives you five ways to become involved in the local food near you — here are some suggestions for August! Have a jam sesh!…

June 11, 2020

Black Lives Matter : Outlining our Commitments

Taste the Local Difference is Michigan’s local food marketing firm. Our mission at TLD is to create a more connected local food system and we acknowledge that the…

May 6, 2020

Introducing Claire, Our Summer Intern!

Claire is a Great Lakes Culinary Institute student from Traverse City, Michigan. Claire grew up trying new foods, and her study abroad experience in Argentina created a lasting…

January 9, 2020

Introducing New Local Food Coordinator for NW Michigan!

We are pleased to introduce our new Local Food Coordinator for NW Michigan, Kimberly Conaghan! Based out of Traverse City, she will serve northwest lower Michigan local food…

February 25, 2019

New Owners for Taste the Local Difference

“It’s the best of both worlds scenario,” I say when people ask. “TLD is able to grow — continuing its mission and strengthening its business all at once.”