2024 Local Food Guide – Pre-Order


Get the 20th Anniversary Michigan Local Food Guide delivered to your doorstep!


This 80-page magazine celebrates Michigan’s vibrant local food culture and the hardworking food businesses that make it all possible.

In addition to local food and farm business listings categorized by region, this year’s guide contains:

  • Local food stories about:
    • Pollinators to keep in mind while planting in Michigan
    • How Cottage Food Law supports entrepreneurs
    • Climate-smart agricultural practices
  • Local Recipes
  • A CSA Quiz to determine which CSA is right for you!
  • Information about the future of SNAP online, brought to you by Fresh Food Connections
  • and so much more!

We hope that this guide inspires you to discover and support the amazing food businesses in your area.

Pre-order your copy now and be among the first to experience this celebration of Michigan’s local food community! Shipping begins in late May!

***Please note that Taste the Local Difference distributes the Local Food Guide throughout the state and it’s available FREE to pick up for individuals. The preorder option is for folks who’d like a guide delivered. If you’d rather head to your local farmers market or one of our other delivery locations, we encourage you to do so!