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.
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!
Spring Watchlist: Strawberries, Rhubarb, Asparagus
Farmers across Michigan talk about their first Spring and early Summer harvests, from rhubarb to asparagus, and strawberries.
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!