June 10, 2022

Introducing the From The Ground Market Collective

The From the Ground Market Collective is bringing together farmers markets from Houghton, Hancock and Calumet to better serve the Western UP local food needs.

June 9, 2022

Know Your Farmer: Nebula Farms

Find out how and why Nebula Farms intentionally raises their beef completely on pasture — and see details about their grass-finished beef CSA!

May 10, 2022

Spring Watchlist: Strawberries, Rhubarb, Asparagus

Farmers across Michigan talk about their first Spring and early Summer harvests, from rhubarb to asparagus, and strawberries.

April 5, 2022

MEDC Pitch Competition: Then & Now

Follow up with some winners of the MEDC UP Pitch Competition and learn about the opportunity for Northeast Michigan businesses!

March 11, 2022

Lifting up Women-owned Businesses in Michigan

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we connected with a few of our Michigan partner businesses owned by women. Get to know their secrets to success!

February 10, 2022

Sam and Madelina’s Northern MI Local Loves

Introducing two new TLD staff members, Sam Samson-Miller and Madelina DiLisi! Get to know their favorite local spots in Alpena and Hancock.

January 7, 2022

6 Michigan Brews Guaranteed to Warm Up Your Winter

Check out 6 Michigan local coffee companies and tea blends to sip this Winter – from foraged tea blends, to coffee subscriptions!

January 6, 2022

A Year in Review for Taste the Local Difference

Since 2004, Taste the Local Difference has supported Michigan local food and farming businesses. Check out our year in review of what we accomplished in 2021!

December 10, 2021

Know Your Farmer: Superior Mycology

Superior Mycology started with Amy Bachhuber and Rohn Sorensen’s love of mushrooms – and eating them year round! Use their recipe for Oyster Mushroom Stew with your local finds.

December 6, 2021

Cookie Swap: Alex’s Local Jam Thumbprints

Try Alex’s recipe for Local Jam Thumbprints for Upper Peninsula local flavor in every holiday cookie bite!