Top 6 Stops for Local Holiday Foods

November 20th, 2015

Whether Mt. Pleasant is your home for the holidays or a stop along the way, we’ve got everything you need to make your next holiday meal a hit. From tasty desserts made fresh daily, to homemade sides, to locally prepared meats, each of these stops offers something special, delectable, and Michigan made that’s sure to impress anyone at your table this season!

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Robaires: Robaires Bakery has been providing delicious sweet treats and baked goods for the community for nearly 50 years now. Delight your taste buds with cakes, pies, pastries, and other desserts this holiday season or indulge in fresh made rolls to pair with your favorite holiday meals. At Robaires, every treat is made fresh daily with premium ingredients. Once you try one of their scrumptious goodies, we’re sure you’ll be heading back for seconds! Click here for more information.

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Adelaide’s Bistro: Adelaide’s Bistro, located within The Ginkgo Tree Inn in Downtown Mt. Pleasant, offers a wide assortment of homemade options for your favorite holiday meals. The Bistro recently opened under the new ownership of ‘Chef Pete’, who creates unique a delicious meals from locally grown produce and goods. Adelaide’s is open to the public for lunch, dinner, and ‘Take-&-Bakes’, but will also be offering a whole spread of favorites from roasted turkey, to green bean casserole and even their own Ginkgo potatoes, which can all be specially ordered and prepared for pick up on Thanksgiving! Click here for more information.

Smith and Sons: Why buy frozen this year when you could have fresh, locally processed meats for your holiday meal? Smith and Sons Meat Processing has been providing Central Michigan with quality meats, cheeses, and homemade goods for many years. Though the name has changed a few times and the business has hosted a number of owners, they have been running on the same promise of top quality meats at an old fashioned value since roughly 1948. The shop offers a wide variety of meats, including turkey, pork, venison, and their famous German bologna all processed and prepared for you here in Mt. Pleasant. Give your guests the gift of a quality meal at a reasonable price! Click here for more information.

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Cops and Doughnuts: If you haven’t already heard of Cops and Doughnuts, you better head there right away! The cops in Mt. Pleasant and Clare are cranking out the most unique and delicious homemade doughnuts you’ve ever tried, but did you know they’re also busy creating other tasty treats as well? You can stop in or order ahead for pies, turnovers, cookies, brownies, and even elephant ears made with the finest ingredients and baked fresh every day. They also offer an assortment of flavored breads, rolls, buns, and other pastries. Click here for more information.

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Country Corner Market: Are you having a large gathering this holiday season that needs to be delicious, but also healthy and natural? Country Corner Market has tons of bulk food, deli, and bakery items that are locally grown, organic, and Michigan made! All of their dry beans are locally grown, they also grind their own peanut and cashew butters, and their honey comes right from Alma, Michigan. The market also offers a wide array of natural flours, sugars, bread and dip mixes that are all natural and made in mid-Michigan. Country Corner also provides fresh baked goods, which are brought in several times a week from an Amish bakery in Blanchard. If a natural, healthy, Michigan-made holiday meal is what you’re after, then look no further and stop in to the Country Corner Market, located at 2020 N Mission in Mt. Pleasant.

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GreenTree Cooperative Grocery: GreenTree has been providing natural and locally grown grocery goods to the city of Mt. Pleasant since 1970. What started as a small community food co-op has turned in to a popular spot for local goods and clean eating. Whether you’re looking for fruits and veggies, cheeses, all natural or organic goods, or just something healthy for lunch or dinner, GreenTree has you covered! They also make tasty salads, sides, soups, and desserts prepared fresh every day. So this holiday season when you’re prepping your meals and need the best local and most natural ingredients for your family, head over to GreenTree. Click here for more information.

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