Visit with farmers, chefs and food makers on a variety of excursions hosted by Learn Great Foods, which is dedicated to exposing folks to locally grown and produced edibles. Choose from Learn Great Foods’ Culinary Farm Tours in the northwestern Lower Peninsula areas of Petoskey and Leelanau Peninsula and the eastern Upper Peninsula. Depending on the tour you might visit a couple of farms, markets, or hoop houses. Some itineraries involve cooking demos or hands-on cooking experience and others feature an organic dinner specially prepared for the group. If the weather cooperates, you may even dine outdoors. Themed events include Greens Galore, All Things Chocolate, a GO Fish! tour and a Wild Game Getaway. The popular City Food Tour visits several stops in Traverse City, and wraps up with a restaurant meal.
Taste-Full Tours makes themed, culinary road trips in southeast Michigan aboard a 30-passenger bus, while Culinary Escapes conducts walking tours to tasty spots in a choice of Royal Oak, Birmingham, or Downtown Detroit.