Understanding Economic Impacts of Local Food

As awareness of local food grows, more people are becoming interested in understanding the economic impacts of local food systems. While many of us may be motivated to buy local food by values like preserving farmland, supporting small businesses, and expanding access to fresh, healthy food, these goals are economic development goals. Economic growth is […]

Macomb Food Collaborative hosts annual local food conference

While this conference is a regional event, highlighting the Macomb County food system is the theme of this year’s All About Food Conference. A keynote panel of Macomb County food and beverage business owners will kick off the day, setting the focus on the local context. The speakers will share about their businesses and their […]

New Jobs in Northeast Michigan & The Upper Peninsula

Date:  January 6th, 2016 Contact: Tricia Phelps, tricia@localdifference.org, (877) 562-2539 Taste the Local Difference creates jobs, hires new staff members in Northeast Michigan & the Upper Peninsula Taste the Local Difference® (TLD) is a local food and farm marketing agency, with a mission to sell more local food in the communities they serve. The TLD program […]

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