Popular Farm-to-Table Areas

Many areas in West Michigan have become popular hotspots for farm-to-table restaurants looking to set up shop. Use this opportunity eat well and bring home fresh produce, all while supporting local businesses.


In Southwest Michigan, you can find many local artisans, growers, and specialty food vendors that are committed to serving you and your family with only the freshest of ingredients. You can support the local farms while bringing home the best ingredients. If you’re looking for unique, sustainable decorations, shop at local vendors for holiday wreaths and arrangements that will surely turn heads!

In the Greater Lansing Area, you’ll find a wonderful selection of farm-to-table restaurants that are close to many popular attractions. Their menus include ever-changing seasonal food that is sure to excite your taste buds with their premier farm-to-table cuisine.

Stay at one of South Haven‘s participating lodging properties and receive a free $25 Dine on Us card. Indulge in local flavors at participating restaurants with this promotion. For full details, including participating lodging locations and restaurants, visit the South Haven CVB’s website.

The Muskegon area is one of the most unique destinations in West Michigan for a delectable farm-to-table experience. In addition to being a bed and breakfast, Amanda’s Bequest in Montague is home to Bygone Basics. This heritage farm-to-fork cooking and bakery school hosts classes and events to expand your skills. After mastering your chef skills, visit the Muskegon Farmers Market to select fresh fruits and vegetables to create dishes in your own home. Muskegon’s diverse cuisine of local growers will be sure to give you the best farm-to-table experience.

One of Holland’s newest restaurants is preparing modern-American dishes, combining delightful flavors from around the world. Take a stroll in Holland’s historic downtown or a walk on the beach before sitting down for a meal that is made from the freshest ingredients.

The largest farm-to-table area in Mecosta County is Stanwood. Here, you can find all of the vegetables, fruits, and baked goods that you need to make a fresh meal at home. These local farmers markets offer produce grown in the area, from Michigan sweet corn to pumpkins and everything in between.

Find the gold standard of fine dining in Mt. Pleasant, with incredible restaurants around every corner. The area’s restaurants use locally-sourced in-season meats and produce for their ever-changing, inventive menus.

In the heart of Sault Ste. Marie, you can find hidden gems that offer farm-to-table freshness. As one of the most visited vacation destinations in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, the local restaurant owners and culinary geniuses in Sault Ste. Marie love to use seasonal fruits, vegetables, and locally-sourced foods for their menus. Visit Sault Ste. Marie anytime of the year to see what’s on the menu!