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!

December 4, 2021

Crowdfunding campaign launched for ‘Lakeshore Depot’ project in Marquette

Support Marquette’s Lakeshore Depot’s Crowdfunding campaign to reach $50,000 to win matching grant through MEDC’s Public Spaces Community Places initiative.

November 8, 2021

Family Ties: Dancing Crane Farm and Steinhaus Restaurant in Marquette

Justin and Ryan Fairbanks own and operate the Steinhaus Restaurant and Dancing Crane Farm to support each other and their community.

November 4, 2021

Proteins and Vegan Mains for the Holiday Table

Interested in trying something new and local for the holidays? We’ve listed Michigan local sources for centerpiece mains, from leg of lamb to butternut squash.

October 8, 2021

Know Your Farmer: Finndian Farms

Located near Manistique, Gail and Greg of Finndian Farms care for their land with native plants and restorative agriculture.

September 9, 2021

On Farm Fun in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula: Slagle’s Family Farm

Stop by Slagle’s Family Farm near Iron Mountain, MI for seasonal flavors from the new farm kitchen, and buy fresh produce and soap while you’re there!

September 9, 2021

Know Your Farmer: Whitney Creek Farm

Whitney Creek Farm in Ironwood, MI raises animals from Berkshire hogs to Icelandic sheep in an ethical manner that promotes good land stewardship.