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Celebrate our local, independent businesses!

Celebrate our local, independent businesses!

Locally-owned, independent businesses are the backbone of our community. And they need us more than ever right now. Help us celebrate them during Independents Week!

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Reopening Your Restaurant or Retail Space

Reopening Your Restaurant or Retail Space

A conversation between member businesses, the American Sustainable Business Council + the Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity.

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Businesses Moving the Needle on Racial Equity:  A Dialogue Led by Local First’s Board of Directors

Businesses Moving the Needle on Racial Equity:  A Dialogue Led by Local First’s Board of Directors

Local First’s Board of Directors held a town hall style event with member businesses on Friday, June 12, 2020 to discuss the role West Michigan’s local economy plays in aiding in systemic racism, as well as, the potential for the local economy to be a catalyst for change.

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Marketing Matters (Part II)

Marketing Matters (Part II)

Thank you for joining the Membership Team for Part II of our marketing webinar series! Check out the recording if you missed it.

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Get your 2020 Local Food Guide!

Get your 2020 Local Food Guide!

After 17 years of producing regional local food directories, the team at Taste the Local Difference (TLD) is proud to debut our 2020 Local Food Guide, a beautiful farm-centric magazine covering the entire state of Michigan.

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Marketing Matters (Especially in a Pandemic)

Marketing Matters (Especially in a Pandemic)

Thank you for joining the Membership Team for Local First’s marketing webinar. If you were unable to make it, check out the recording!

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