Advertise With TLD

Taste the Local Difference publishes a variety of media both in print and online, targeting consumers looking to engage with Michigan’s local food economy and other locally-owned businesses. We offer print advertising and online display ads both on our website and in our email newsletter. Our engaged audience is ideal for local businesses, visitor bureaus, and more. 

Advertising with Taste the Local Difference connects you with consumers who sincerely care about the local food movement. We know local food better than other marketing agencies and can support your ad with our design services. 

Print Advertising 

Advertise in our annual Local Food Guide magazine, a free full-color publication with 125,000 copies distributed statewide. Our Local Food Guide is published both in print and online making your ad purchase a 2-for-1 deal! The annual guide is a useful reference tool year round, meaning you pay once to receive advertising benefits all year long.

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Website Display Advertising 

The Taste the Local Difference website attracts over 90,000 users each year who are looking for ways to better support the local food system and local economy. Advertising on our website offers an easy way to reach this unique audience with visual display ads. Detailed reporting is provided in an easy-to-understand format. Competitive pricing is offered and charged based on the number of clicks to your website, guaranteeing potential customers learn more about your business.

Email Advertising

Our monthly email newsletters reach more than 10,000 users, offering a unique way to promote your products and services to our audience of local food lovers. Display advertising can be purchased within our statewide newsletter or our regional newsletters targeting a Northern Michigan audience and a Southern Michigan audience.