TLD Hires Four New Staff Members

For Immediate Release Date:               March 6, 2017 Contact:          Tricia Phelps, tricia@localdifference.org  (877)373-5940 Download a PDF Version of this Media Release here. Taste the Local Difference® Hires New Local Food Staff Covering Michigan TRAVERSE CITY – Taste the Local Difference®, Michigan’s local-food marketing agency, has hired four new staff members representing communities around the state. […]

in Press Release, Tricia Phelps

Introducing the Farm to Resource Directory

The rising demand for local food has presented new opportunities and challenges for an industry that has largely been export-based for the past 50 years. So when local producers in the region determined that better access to expertise, training, business development and capitalization would help them meet this growing demand, TLD listened.

in Get Involved, Learn More, Sharron May

Part Two: Scale and Perspective

Editor’s Note: This is Part Two of a three-part series from farmer Brian Bates of Bear Creek Organic Farm in Petoskey, Michigan. This essay was delivered as part of his keynote address to attendees at the Northwest Michigan Food and Farming Network’s annual Farm Route to Prosperity Summit on February 17th of this year.  In […]