September 16, 2020

Welcome to our Cookbook Club!

Welcome to the inaugural meeting of the official Taste the Local Difference Cookbook Club! Each season, we will introduce a great cookbook we’re reading that highlights essential ways to…

September 16, 2020

Crop Spot: Tomatoes

It’s tomato season and tomatoes are everywhere! There are dozens of varieties of tomatoes, and they come in all shapes, sizes, and colors—even purple! Easy to grow and…

September 15, 2020

Using SNAP/EBT at the Farmers Market

Due to the global pandemic, Michigan’s statewide food insecurity rate is predicted to increase from 13.6% to 21% by the end of the year.1 Food pantries and emergency…

September 3, 2020

2020 Michigan Good Food Summit: Moving Forward with Equity and Resilience

Since 2010, people across the state and country have gathered at the Michigan Good Food Summit to network, share, reflect, and learn about good food work happening in…

September 2, 2020

Detroit Takes on Food Waste in Make Food Not Waste’s Community Events this September

Detroit, MI — August 25, 2020 Make Food Not Waste is trading its annual event at Eastern Market for a cooking series featuring Detroit chefs, mixologists and bakers…

August 27, 2020

Compound Butter for All Occasions

There’s a reason French food is famed: locality, seasonality, and of course, butter. My favorite form of fat, butter, is a fabulous way to bring beautiful flavor to…

August 27, 2020

Cellar Door Preserves : Small Batch, Artisan & Local

In the face of a global pandemic, Cellar Door Preserves has learned to stand out in a competitive and ever-changing market. Supporting local business has never been more…

August 27, 2020

Detroit Food Academy Goes Virtual!

Detroit Food Academy, a non-profit that teaches youth about food, cooking, and leadership, will host their after school and Advanced Leadership programs virtually this school year. Through a…

August 27, 2020

Take Action with Food Gatherers this Hunger Action Month

September is Hunger Action Month, a time when people all over America stand together to fight hunger in their communities. 

August 27, 2020

Growing for Good: Greater Lansing Food Bank Garden Project

Inside the Greater Lansing Food Bank Garden Project Resource Center, you will find everything needed to grow a garden, from seed to shovels, and gardening books to transplants.…