September 12, 2022

Celebrating Paw Paw, Michigan

Paw Paw, Michigan is a tight knit community of growers, creators, and tastemakers. Get to know some of the small business owners that make it great!

September 10, 2022

Back-to-School Reading List: Staff Picks

Taste the Local Difference’s team of local food lovers include their favorite books in this ‘Staff Picks’ list.

September 7, 2022

Michigan Condiments, from Savory to Sweet!

A side of local, please! Check out some of our favorite Michigan-made condiments, from peanut butter to vinegar to ketchup!

September 6, 2022

Crop Spot: Michigan Leek Season 

Fresh leeks are here for Michigan Fall! Try them in this recipe for Cider-Braised Leeks with Bacon using September in-season ingredients.

September 2, 2022

Recipes from the Sara Hardy Farmers Market: Corn Ribs with Lemon Basil Aioli

Try this recipe for Corn Ribs with Basil-Lemon Aioli from the Good Bowl at the Sara Hardy Farmers Market this weekend!

August 26, 2022

Breaking Down Barriers: Helping Underserved Farmers Expand their Marketing Channels

MIFFS prepares webinars and bilingual guides to help underserved farmers access Specialty Crop Block Grant funding. drive.

August 25, 2022

Fall Color Tour with Harvest Hosts 

Going camping this fall? Lucky for travelers with RVs, they can think outside the campground with Harvest Hosts.

Ypsilanti Farmers Market Booth
August 24, 2022

Fresh Food Connections : Using Food Assistance Benefits Online

Fresh Food Connections seeks to increase fresh food access by connecting SNAP eligible communities to farms and farmers markets offering online ordering.

August 19, 2022

Recipes from the Sara Hardy Farmers Market: Peach, Raw Corn and Tomato Salad with Agave Lemon Vinaigrette

Try this fresh salad using in-season local peaches, corn and tomatoes from Chef Michelle Rodriguez of Amor Comida at the Sara Hardy Farmers Market!

August 16, 2022

A Guide to Alternative Currencies at the Detroit Community Markets 

Fresh produce and farmers markets are for everyone! Learn how to use your SNAP, Double Up Food Bucks, and other currencies at the Detroit Community Markets.