June 10, 2021

Unique Cuts: What to Do with the Big Cuts

What goes into the price of cuts of local meat? In addition to the cost of raising and caring for the animals, the expense of processing the meat…

June 9, 2021

Michigan’s Only Cooperatively Owned Brewery Releases Brews in Collaboration with Members

From the Keweenaw Co-op to the Detroit People’s Food Co-op, Michigan is home to many cooperatively owned grocery stores (shoutout to Marquette Food Co-op on celebrating 50 years!)Marquette…

June 8, 2021

Crop Spot: Radishes

Radishes are one of the first joys of spring, bringing pops of red and green to the field, market, and kitchen. They are easy to maintain in the…

June 8, 2021

Explore Local Food in Detroit with MoGo

Hop on one of MoGo’s red cruisers and pedal your way through West Village, Eastern Market, and Midtown’s finest local food businesses. New this year, MoGo, Detroit’s non-profit…

June 7, 2021

A Mighty Sunday Market: Redford Township Market at the Marquee

Situated within walking distance of city and county parks, The Redford Township Market at the Marquee offers an outdoor farmers market with the comforts of indoor shopping provided…

June 3, 2021

Introducing Market Wagon: Bringing the Farmers Market to your Door

The past year has seen its fair share of new online ordering systems and doorstep delivery services in and outside of the local food system. Very few of…

June 2, 2021

Where to Find your Local Food Guide

It’s early summer in Michigan! And here at Taste the Local Difference, that means one thing: a new edition of our annual Local Food Guide. We’re busy hand…

June 1, 2021

Perspectives: What It’s Like to be a Michigan Black Business Owner

This past year was not easy for business owners. Restaurant owners navigated constant changes in policy and safety updates, farmers rallied for the safety of their employees, markets…

June 1, 2021

Meet Your Market: Troy Farmer’s Market

The Troy Farmers Market isn’t your average stop for local fruits and vegetables. Opening June 18th, this farmers market makes every Friday afternoon an event, and will be…

May 15, 2021

Biiskaabiiyang: The Process of Returning to Ourselves

The Anishinaabe are people of a particular place, as the Indigenous peoples of the Great Lakes. Our identities, histories, spirituality, and traditions are inseparable from our respective ancestral…