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Support Local Food Businesses Statewide

Local food businesses are among the hardest hit by the outbreak of COVID-19. With bars and restaurants banned from dine-in services, many are adapting as fast as possible. Some are food businesses are switching to curbside or delivery options, and farms are upgrading their online ordering systems. Even non-food businesses, like yoga studios and libraries, are trying new formats by providing livestreams of flows and storytimes.

Northern Michigan 

How to Support Northern Michigan Businesses during COVID-19
This list is courtesy of My North and covers not only great food options, but also shares online activities, art, shopping and events. 

Upper Peninsula

COVID-19 Resources from Travel Marquette
Here’s a list of UP specific businesses with delivery and carryout options, as well as relief programs for area businesses.

Grand Rapids 

Support our Local Businesses
Our friends at Local First started a crowd-sourced document to highlight Grand Rapids area businesses to support.

Experience GR’s List of Restaurants
Here’s a list of over 140 restaurants in the area offering curbside and delivery options.

Washtenaw County

Ann Arbor & Ypsilanti restaurants offering Takeout and delivery
See which of your favorite restaurants are offering their delicious fare for you to enjoy safely at home

Metro Detroit

Metro Detroit Restaurant Employee GoFundMe Campaigns for Employees
Many restaurant workers rely on their tips. Support your favorite waitstaff from the comfort of your own home.  

Carry-out from the Detroit Restaurants
Check out this long list of your favorite Motor City restaurants offering curbside pick-up and carry-out options.

Have you seen other lists of businesses making changes to their business formats? Let us know! We’d love to share!

Emma Beauchamp is the Communications Manager for Taste the Local Difference. Contact her at emma@localdifference.org

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