Explore Michigan’s Mission-Driven Businesses
Michigan is home to a wide array of innovative entrepreneurs and thoughtful organizations. Get to know them here!
Super Bowl Sunday: 3 Ways to Score a Local Food Touchdown
Don’t drop the ball on local this Super Bowl Sunday! Check out our 3 favorite ways to incorporate Michigan ingredients into your snack spread.
Crop Spot: Carrots
Find more to love about Michigan carrots – from how to enjoy them in your kitchen to recipes how to grow them in your own garden!
Coming to Frame: A Cajun Creole Dinner Party with Chef Ederique Goudia
Cajun-Creole cuisine and local Detroit greens take center stage in the upcoming Frame dinner with Chef Ederique Goudia!
Explore Crafts & Cafés at these 3 NE Michigan Businesses
Do you live or travel to the Sunrise side of Michigan? Make sure to add these three food and art boutiques to your itinerary!
Crop Spot: Beans
Do you eat Michigan local beans? Find out why to eat and grow beans, and learn how with our recipe for a Bean Party with Smoked Whitefish!
3 Tips to Thrive this Winter by Reducing Stress
Winter can be a stressful time for food and farm workers. Melissa Wierema, licensed therapist and farmer of Up North Heritage Farm, shares her tips for reducing stress!
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!
Growing Forward with Michigan Food Businesses
In 2021, TLD offered over 3,500 hours of e-commerce services and digital marketing strategy consulting to more than 60 Michigan food businesses.