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Once Upon a Pasty

If you’ve been to the Upper Peninsula, you have probably had a pasty. In the 1800s, many Cornish migrants came to the US, particularly the UP, to work in the iron mines. With them, they brought Cornish pasties. These hearty hand pies are traditionally packed with beef, onions, potatoes, and rutabagas. Today, they remain wildly […]

Return of the Red Drive Concert Series

Media Release For Immediate Release Date: May 22, 2017 Contact: Bailey Samp, events@localdifference.org Return of the Red Drive Concert Series TRAVERSE CITY – The Village at Grand Traverse Commons, Left Foot Charley and Taste the Local Difference are eager to announce the return of the Red Drive Concert Series, a monthly schedule of free community […]

Eat Local Year Round – Goodwill Farm to Freezer

Winter in Northern Michigan presents a formidable challenge when it comes to sourcing local produce. While season extension systems and storage crops provide great options, the depths of winter still result in limited local produce availability. Exciting as these systems are, additional local produce choices are always a welcome joy in the winter months. Thankfully, […]

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