The Michigan Good Food Fund Gift Guide is filled with heartfelt, homegrown gifts from independent business owners supported by the Michigan Good Food Fund. Whether you’re looking for something sweet, something savory, or something special, you can find it all in this gift guide. And the best part? You can support local businesses from wherever you are!
So if you’re in Michigan, or just wish you were, shop this guide to rebuild dreams and restart our local economy. Plus, good food makes great gifts.
For the vegans (and non-vegans!) in your life, The Grubbank is offering a Vegan Sweet Potato Pie with three delicious crust options: original, graham cracker, and almond!SHOP
Peaches & Greens
Not sure what to get the host or hostess with the mostest? If you’re in the Detroit area, pick up a fresh fruit basket from Peaches & Greens! Pro tip: You can also grab some City Kids Soup while you’re there.SHOP
Sweet Potato Delights
Having people over this holiday season? Delight friends and family with a Cranberry Sweet Potato Bundt Cake! Fresh organic cranberries are encrusted in sweet potato richness, making it the perfect healthy dessert for a holiday meal.
Teffola is a flavorful granola made with locally grown teff! All 3 flavors are vegan and gluten free. Learn more about Teffola on the website.
City Kids Soup
City Kids Soup’s aren’t just healthy and delicious, they also support Detroit kids! All soups are assembled by youth in Central Detroit Christian Community Development’s Entrepreneurship program and the kids receive a percentage of the proceeds.SHOP
Food Geek Foods
For the chefs in your life, check out High 5 Salts with Benefits array of seasoning salts, available in Original Unboring Sea Salt Blend, Power Lifter Coarse Bold Blend, Tickled Pink Himalayan Blend, Fixer Upper No Salt Blend, Sweet Sass Sweet and Salty Blend, and Pixie Dust Popcorn Seasoning. High 5 Salts are gluten-free, organic, and vegan. Plus, they have less sodium and more flavor than plain salt!SHOP
Mrs. Pruitt’s Cha Cha
Mrs. Pruitt’s Gourmet CHA CHA comes in Mild, Hot, and Motor City Heat, or pick up some of Mrs. Pruitt’s Gourmet CHA CHA Seasoning! No matter what you’re eating, Mrs. Pruitt’s Gourmet CHA CHA will enhance the flavor of your favorite meal. You can order online at or give them a call at (313) 610-6724.
For your friends who are vegan or just looking for new ways to celebrate Meatless Mondays: Get them a gift card for Nutcase Vegan Meats! Mind-blowing flavor that just happens to be vegan.
The Only Bean
Grand Rapids, MI
Road tripping this holiday season? Having a holiday party? Pick up some roasted edamame beans to stay full on the way to grandma’s house or put out a bowl for your holiday guests. These beans are salty, high in protein, and available in two flavors, Sea Salt and Sriracha. And a special offer for shoppers of this gift guide: Use code “MIGOODFOODFUND” for a 10% discount.
For almost 90 years, Safie Specialty Foods’ kitchen has been preserving the robust flavors of Michigan’s harvests. Now, you can enjoy Safie gourmet pickled products delivered directly to your home! Safie ships pickled products in multiples of two or more (example: 2 pack, 4 pack, 6 pack, etc.). Choose “Build a Pack” from our menu or add any number of products to your shopping cart that is a multiple of two. Experience superior quality and try all Safie’s new flavors today!
The Kitchen by Cooking with Que
From delicious food products to eco-friendly kitchen merchandise, The Kitchen by Cooking with Que has something for everyone. Can’t decide what to pick up? Grab a gift card instead!SHOP
Did you know Marcus Market has fresh produce and food products in addition to a wide selection of liquor? We’re sure a gift card to this neighborhood staple would make the Detroiter in your life very happy.
Any of Olive Seed’s handcrafted, nourishing loose leaf tea blends and herbal infused honey would make the perfect gift for the tea-drinkers in your life. You can order online or call (313) 757-0993.
Sofia’s Selection Handcrafted Olive Tapenades are the perfect addition to bring extra flavor to your favorite holiday meals. These tapenades are much lower in salt content than others on the market, gluten-free, and absolutely delicious.
South East Market
Grand Rapids, MI
Do your loved ones live near Grand Rapids? Get them a gift you’ll both feel good about! Pick up a gift card to South East Market, a grocery store and food hub with a mission to increase access to healthy, culturally appropriate, affordable food through a sustainable and equitable lens. South East Market sources first from Black, brown, indigenous, local and female-led businesses and farms.
Other Gift Guides
Looking for other local gift ideas?
Check out Taste the Local Difference’s Michigan Local Gift Guide with over 3 dozen featured businesses. Taste the Local Difference is Michigan’s local food consulting, media and marketing agency. Since 2004, their mission has been to educate consumers about the value of local food, and support food and farming entrepreneurs in building successful, well-connected, and thoughtful businesses. Learn more at localdifference.org.