What's Local in Food

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Apple Orchards and Cider

Alber Orchard and Cider Mill - more than 50 heirloom varieties (Manchester, MI)

Almar Orchards - organic apples, hard cider, pear wine, organic pork (Flushing, MI)

Apple Schram Organic Orchard- apples, cider, pork, sausage, bacon (Charlotte, MI)

Dexter Cider Mill - cider, apples, pies, donunts (Dexter, MI) 

The Frosty Apple (Dexter, MI)

Erie Orchards (Erie, MI)

Kapnick Orchards (Britton, MI)

Lesser Farms and Orchard (Dexter, MI)

Lutz Orchard (Saline, MI)

Nemeth Orchard

Obstbaum Orchard and Cider Mill (Salem, MI) 

Salem Orchard - apples, grapes (Salem Twp., MI)

Wasem Fruit Farm (Milan, MI)

Wolfe Orchard - apples, apricots, cherries, chestnuts, pears, plums (Tipton, MI) 


Apple Cider Vinegar (organic)

Al-Mar Orchards (Flushing, MI)


Beans

Hampshire Farms - certified organic beans, sunflower seeds, grains, bread (Kingston, MI)


Beer

Arbor Brewing Company (Ann Arbor, MI)

Corner Brewery (Ypsilanti, MI)

Dark Horse Brewing Company (Marshall, MI)

Grizzly Peak (Ann Arbor, MI)

Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales (Dexter, MI)

Original Gravity Brewing Company (Milan, MI)

Wolverine Brewing Co.  (Ann Arbor, MI)


Blueberries (organic)

The Blueberry Patch - U-pick, organic berries (Grass Lake, MI)


Bread/Baguettes

Avalon International Breads (Detroit, MI)

Café Japon (Ann Arbor, MI)

Mill Pond Bread (Chelsea, MI)

Jeff Renner (Ann Arbor, MI)

River Street Bakery (Ypsilanti, MI)

Silvio's Organic Pizza - ciabatta and more (Ann Arbor, MI)

Zingerman's Bakehouse (Ann Arbor, MI)

  

Butter 

Calder Dairy and Farm (Carleton, MI)

Guernsey Farms Dairy (Northville, MI)

Zingerman's Creamery (Ann Arbor, MI)


Chocolate

Grocer's Daughter (Empire, MI)

Maitelates (Ann Arbor, MI)

Sweet Gem Confections (Ann Arbor, MI)

Tammy's Truffles (Ann Arbor, MI)


Cheese (Michigan Cheese Manufacturers)

Black Star Farms Creamery/Leelanau Cheese Company - raclette! (Suttons Bay, MI)

Four Corners Creamery - available at The Produce Station in AA and the Boulevard Market in Tecumseh (Tecumseh, MI)

S Serra Cheese Company - ricotta, mozzarella  (Clinton Twp., MI)

Steve-N-Sons Grassfields Cheese - organic and raw milk cheese (Coopersville, MI)

Zingerman's Creamery - goat and cow's milk fresh cheeses, now aged cheese too (Ann Arbor, MI)


Coffee and Roasters

Comet Coffee - best coffee in Michigan but no website (Ann Arbor, MI)

Coffee Express (Plymouth, MI)

Mighty Good (Ann Arbor, MI)

Roos Roast (Ann Arbor, MI)

Ugly Mug (Ypsilanti, MI)


Condiments

American Spoon - preserves and more (Traverse City, MI)

Food for Thought - organic jam, salsa, dried fruit, pickled leeks, etc. (Honor, MI)

Marmar Gourmet - preserves and more (East Tawas, MI)

Sansonetti Gourmet Foods - salsa, pasta sauce, mustard, etc. (Holly Twp., MI)


Cookies

Bizzy Lizzy - "gourmet flourless cookies" (Tecumseh?) 

Taste Our Goods - cookies, cakes, cupcakes, and more (Ann Arbor, MI)


Croissants

The Croissant Shop - the best croissants anywhere. period. (Ann Arbor, MI)

Cafe Japon - unusual varieties, also wonderful pastries and breads (Ann Arbor, MI)

Pastry Peddler (Ann Arbor, MI)


Dairy

Calder Dairy and Farm - milk, butter, cream, buttermilk, cottage cheese (Carleton, MI)

Guernsey Farms Dairy - milk, ice cream, hot fudge.  (Northville, MI) 

Stucchi's - ice cream, custom flavors too (Saline, MI)


Eggs

Dragonwood Farm (Brooklyn, MI)

Ernst Farm (Ann Arbor, MI)

Grandma's Kitchen (Rockport, MI)

John Harnois Happy Hens - (Hamburg, MI)

Our Family Farm (Manchester, MI)


Flour /Grains

Ernst Farm - whole wheat, cornmeal (Ann Arbor, MI)

Hampshire Farms - certified organic beans, sunflower seeds, grains, bread (Kingston, MI)

Ferris Organic Farm (Eaton Rapids, MI)

Jennings Bros. Stone Ground Grains - heritage, organic grains (Nashville, MI)

Westwind Milling - all purpose, whole wheat, pastry, cornmeal, spelt, and more (Argentine, MI, also for sale at By The Pound in Ann Arbor)


Frozen Foods (fruit and vegetables)

Locavorious (Ann Arbor, MI)


Honey

Bobilin Honey

Cohoctah Honey Works

Dancing Crane Honey Farm

Fifth Street 


Ice Cream

Stucchi's - ice cream, custom flavors too (Saline, MI)


Maple Syrup

Snow's Sugar Bush (Mason, MI)


Markets

Arbor Farms Market

Bello Vino Marketplace (have their own farm)

Fresh Seasons Market

Morgan and York

People's Food Co-op

Produce Station

Plum Market

Ypsilanti Food Co-op


Meat

Butcher - Sparrow Meat Market

Meat CSA - Old Pine Farm

Chicken - Ernst Farm (Ann Arbor), Earthshine (Durand), Aric VanNatter (Dexter), Back Forty Acres, Steinhauser Farm

Lamb - Hannewald, Ambry

Pork - Apple Schram, Almar Orchard, Back Forty Acres, Old Pine Farm, Steinhauser Farm

Meat - Back Forty Acres

TMZ Farm - beef, buffalo (Pinckney, MI)

Turkeys - Ernst Farm, Fletcher Farm, John Harnois, Aric VanNatter, Our Family Farm, Dawn Farm

Meat - Steinhauser Farm


Milk

Calder Dairy and Farm - milk, butter, cottage cheese, buttermilk, ice cream (Carleton, MI)

Country Dairy (New Era, MI)

Guernsey Farms Dairy - milk, ice cream, hot fudge (Northville, MI)


Oil (Soybean)

Thumb Oilseed Producers Co-op (Ubly, MI)


Pasta

Al Dente Pasta (Whitmore Lake, MI)

Eden Organic - (Clinton, MI) 

Pastabilities


Pickles

McClures Pickles - pickles and relish (Detroit, MI and Brooklyn, NY)


Popcorn

Merry Berry Farm - great Red Ruby popcorn at AA Farmer's Mkt.

Bur Oaks Farm - also soynuts (Ann Arbor, MI)


Raspberries (U-pick, no pesticides)

Makielski's Berry Farm - red, yellow and amber raspberries, raw honey (Ypsilanti, MI)


Tea

Arbor Teas (Ann Arbor, MI)


Tofu

Rosewood Soy Products - tofu, soy milk, soy protein foods (Ann Arbor, MI)

Mama Mo' Foods - seitan 


Tortillas (and chips!)

Ann Arbor Tortilla Factory - corn tortillas, chips, tostadas, pupusas (Ann Arbor, MI) 


U-Pick

The Blueberry Patch - organic blueberries (Grass Lake, MI)

Dexter Blueberry Farm (Dexter, MI)

Makielski Berry Farm - raspberries, blackberries, rhubarb (Ypsilanti, MI)

Rowe's Produce - strawberries, peas, etc. (Rawsonville, MI)

Wasem Fruit Farm - U-pick apples (many varieties), pumpkins, honey, donuts (Milan, MI)


Wine

Lone Oak Vineyard Estates - (Jackson, MI)

Sandhill Crane Vineyards - (Jackson, MI)


Local Chefs/Restaurants Using Local Food

Silvio Medoro - Silvio's Organic Pizza (Ann Arbor, MI)

Eve Aranoff - Eve (Ann Arbor, MI)

Alex Young - Zingerman's Roadhouse (Ann Arbor, MI)

Rodger Bowser - Zingerman's Deli (Ann Arbor, MI)

Brandon Johns - Grange Kitchen and Bar (Ann Arbor, MI)

Nick Seccia - Greenfield Village (Dearborn, MI)

Brian Polcyn - Five Lakes Grill (Milford, MI)

Craig Common - Common Grill (Chelsea, MI)

Aaron Cozadd - Clarkston Cafe (Clarkston, MI)


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