Supporting local means building bridges between business and consumer. It's community. It's sustainability. Our philosophy, here at Eat Local West Michigan; eating local involves connecting local food sources in West Michigan with the local communities. Bringing more awareness … [Read more...]
Michigan Food Headlines
Current food news for Michigan foodies.
When I started Eat Local West Michigan in 2010, the local food movement was still young. There were two primary CSAs, Trillium Haven and Groundswell. There were a handful of microbreweries and even fewer farm to table restaurants. In recent years the culinary landscape has … [Read more...]
Last May, business partners Emily and Luke spent more than 50 hours in the kitchen, trying to create the best Bloody Mary mix. The two Bloody Mary enthusiasts never had a go-to mix they could get from the grocery store or bar, so they set out to make their own. The mix also … [Read more...]
The 56th Annual National Morel Mushroom Festival is held May 12-15 with most events centered around Veterans Park on the waterfront in Boyne City. Carnival rides and a craft show are held daily. Visit morelfest.com for the complete schedule and advance registration for … [Read more...]
Not only is local beer a cultural phenomenon capable of convincing thousands of people to drink beer outside in February all afternoon (a la Winter Beer Fest), but it's also big business. Twenty years after carrying its first craft brew at a single Kalamazoo store, Meijer is … [Read more...]