September 24, 2019

Demystifying NE Michigan Food & Farming Entrepreneurship

The Northeast Michigan Council of Governments (NEMCOG) has been instrumental in facilitating Taste the Local Difference’s growth in NE Michigan over the last three years. This has ultimately…

August 19, 2019

Know Your Farmer: Piggly Petals Flower Farm

Meet Carmen and Sherri, the mother-daughter duo behind the beautiful blooms from Piggly Petals Flowers Farm! Piggly Petals was established just last year in 2018. Together, Carmen and…

August 14, 2019

Louise Earl Butcher: Quality & Community in West Michigan

The vast majority of chicken we purchase and consume in the United States is from a breed known as the Cornish Cross. The hybrid was first developed after…

July 8, 2019

Know Your Farmer: Saskatoon Michigan

Meet Steve DuCheney of Saskatoon Michigan Farm! “Saskatoon” Steve grows mostly Saskatoon berries and a few Honeyberries on his farm in Williamsburg, Michigan. 

May 15, 2019

Eat Small: Roasted Rabbit with Gravy

In 2017, Tim & Naomi decided to start the Happy Hoppers Organic Rabbit Farm. They both grew up with rabbits so it was a natural fit. Originally, they…

January 29, 2019

7 Warming Winter Food Events in Traverse City

Embrace the long Winter season with these local dinners, community events, and cooking classes in the Traverse City area! There’s plenty of opportunities for everyone to get out…

December 18, 2018

Experience Gift Ideas for Hands On Fun this Holiday

Looking for the perfect last-minute local gift idea? A cooking class makes a great gift and offers a hands on experience to improve skills in the kitchen, learn something…

December 18, 2018

10 Ideas for Local Stocking Stuffers

The countdown is dwindling til Christmas! These are last minute stocking stuffers that support local producers in your area. Find these treats at your local farmers market, co-op, or…

December 17, 2018

Warehouse Space Available in Saline

Macon Creek Malt House is looking for a partner business to share their facility in Saline (20 min southwest of Ann Arbor). If you’re ready for a lower…

November 25, 2018

Get a Local Tree this Christmas!

The holidays are here and it is time to start the search for your real Christmas tree. The good news is, in Michigan you have several great options…