Buy Michigan Now’s 11th Annual Festival Returns to Downtown Northville

Festival to Take Place August 2-4, 2019 (Livonia, July 1, 2019) – Buy Michigan Now is gearing up to host the 11th Annual Buy Michigan Now Festival in Downtown Northville, August 2-4, which promotes Michigan-based businesses. Limited vendor and sponsorship opportunities are still available. “We are so excited to once again be celebrating Buy Michigan […]

in Event, Find Local Food, Food Trucks, Get Involved

Get a job with Ownership Potential

Elberta is a beautiful, quiet village nestled between Lake Michigan and Betsie Bay. It sits just a mile down the road from Frankfort, one of northern Michigan’s hottest growing destinations. And this just in — its home to an incredible business opportunity you’ve got to hear about!

in Food Trucks, Get Involved, Jobs, Tricia Phelps

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 […]

99% Michigan Local Quiche

Quiche is one of those things that is harder to mess up than it is to make. Plus, it feeds a crowd, is totally versatile to what you have in your fridge. Basically, you can sub in any vegetables, herbs, cheeses, or spices you would like.

in Emma Beauchamp, Find Local Food, Recipes

Ending Food Waste – Feeding People

The amount of food wasted in our nation is stunning. “In the United States, 31 percent — or 133 billion pounds — of the 430 billion pounds of the available food supply at the retail and consumer levels in 2010 went uneaten,” according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. From the point of view of […]

in Bill Palladino, Find Local Food, Food Policy, Food Waste

Fall into Good Habits

We form habits, and we depend on them nearly every day because they make our busy lives easier. Now, as summer transitions into fall, we have the perfect opportunity to develop new habits that affect our health and wellbeing in positive ways. The food we eat, and therefore our health, is strongly impacted by our […]

in Find Local Food, Retail, Tricia Phelps

Julienne Tomatoes

Julienne Tomatoes has been serving great food featuring local ingredients since 2003, long before most downtown Petoskey restaurants were listing local producers on their menus. Owner and Chef, Julie Adams, wanted to feature as many local businesses as she could right from the start because it just made sense — supporting the people with whom […]

in Christina Carson, Find Local Food, Stories, The Local Dish