Taste the Local Difference (TLD) 

is Michigan’s local food marketing agency that provides numerous resources for consumers and organizations. Their mission is to help food businesses and the communities they serve benefit from the economic value of local foods, while ensuring fresh and local food is available to all consumers. The “Find Food & Farms” resource and the “Institutional Sales Directory” resource is great for finding local farms and businesses to source from.


Cherry Capital Foods 

helps “buyers find quality food sourced from farmers, growers, and manufacturers from the great state of Michigan.”  Their General Sales Team can be reached at 866-943-5010 extension: 1.


MI Farm Coop

is a Northwest Michigan farmer-owned cooperative that sells fresh, local product to restaurants, caterers, schools, grocery stores, and other food-related businesses in Leelanau, Grand Traverse, and Benzie county. They are integral in helping our food service directors source local food and support 10 Cents a Meal.