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Introducing 2 New Local Food Coordinators

We are excited to introduce our two new employees at Taste the Local Difference. Annaliese Brown will serve as a West Michigan Local Food Coordinator out of Grand Rapids. Devon Wilson will serve as a Southwest Michigan Local Food Coordinator out of Battle Creek. Get to know our two new employees below!

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PRESS RELEASE: edibleWOW Magazine and Taste The Local Difference Present Cooking Demo Series at the Ann Arbor Farmers Market

FOR EXCLUSIVE RELEASE Contact: Stephanie Willette May 9, 2018 Phone: (734) 794-6255 Email: Swillitte@a2gov.org edibleWOW Magazine and Taste The Local Difference Present Cooking Demo Series at the Ann Arbor Farmers Market Ann Arbor Chefs Focus on Products Fresh from the Farmers that Come to the Market Ann Arbor, MI  – The third Wednesday of each […]

TLD and MIFMA Announce Another Year of Partnership

The Michigan Farmers Market Association (MIFMA) and Taste the Local Difference (TLD) have a long history of supporting the local food community in Michigan. In 2017, the organizations began partnering to exchange service benefits, providing even more support to the state’s local farms and farmers markets. Participating members/partners of either organization now receive reduced rates […]

FEAST – Food Entrepreneur Accelerator and Start Up Terminal – To Launch in Inkster

DETROIT – OCT. 19, 2017 – A new initiative to help burgeoning Michigan food business entrepreneurs boost production and growth is set to begin. FEAST, LLC, which stands for Food Entrepreneur Accelerator and Start Up Terminal, is a co-packing program, developed by Eastern Market Corp. (EMC), to help local food manufacturing companies grow more quickly. […]

A New Collaboration to Highlight Veteran Food Producers

Taste the Local Difference (TLD) is excited to announce a new partnership with the Veterans in Agriculture (VIA) Network of Michigan Food and Farming Systems (MIFFS). The Veterans in Agriculture Network seeks to ensure the personal and professional prosperity of military veterans through connections to careers and opportunities in Agriculture. They offer farmer veterans access […]

Corn Festival at the Birmingham Farmers Market

BIRMINGHAM, MI, August 4, 2017 – Celebrate one of Michigan’s sweetest harvests with games, special kids crafts, demonstrations and old-fashioned corn shelling at the Birmingham Farmers Market Corn Festival on Sunday, August 13 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Enjoy fresh prepared corn dishes including roasted corn, kettle popcorn, corn bread and other homemade recipes. The day’s top […]

Don’t Forget, the ‘Farmers Market Brunch!’

Media Release For Immediate Release Date: June 13, 2017 Contact: Bailey Samp, events@localdifference.org Don’t Forget, the ‘Farmers Market Brunch!’ TRAVERSE CITY – Summer is here and it’s peak season for local agriculture in our beautiful region. With all the bountiful produce, our local farmers need community support — and lucky for us that support includes […]