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Local Food Enthusiast Events

Looking for a fun summer, foodie activity? Explore a new local food spot, meet new friends, and eat (or sip) some tasty treats at one of our upcoming Local Food Enthusiast Events!

Aug 2nd – 4th: Buy Michigan Now Festival (Northville)

Entering its 10th year in downtown Northville, the Buy Michigan Now Festival is a weekend celebration of the state’s annual Buy Michigan Week. This family-friendly event includes tasty treats, street vendors, live music, and children’s activities, all highlighting Michigan-based businesses and Michigan-made products.

Aug 15th: Wine Tasting and Tour – Youngblood Vineyard (Ray)

Come visit Detroit Wine Country at Youngblood Vineyard! Tickets include a full-flight sample of each estate grown wine, one glass of wine and a tour of Youngblood’s 25-acre vineyard. Guests are welcome to enjoy wine in the vineyard pavilion or stroll through the vines at their leisure. *All ticket holders will also receive 10% off all purchases by the glass or bottle.

Sept 5th: Maker’s Market Happy Hour (Oxford)

Do you know the good folks behind the brewery? From coffee roasters and organic farmers to bee keepers and hop growers, Homegrown Brewing Company loves to support other local businesses. Come and meet their suppliers (plus other local vendors) at our happy hour market for free tasters, specials and giveaways!

Sept 6th: Happy Hour at The Roaming Goat (Grass Lake)

Enjoy samples and tasty treats from The Roaming Goat and other local vendors while meeting other local food enthusiasts and new friends.

Looking forward to seeing you at one or all of these great events!

Kelly Wilson, RDN, is the Director of Community Partners for Taste the Local Difference. Contact her at kelly@localdifference.org

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