Why Think Local?
By supporting locally-owned businesses in La Plata County, you are helping to preserve the character and spirit of our community. Compared to chain stores, locally owned businesses recycle a much larger share of their revenue back into the local economy, enriching the whole community. For every $100 spent at a locally owned business, $73 goes back into the community –and our tax base. For every $100 spent at a chain store, only $43 comes back. Learn More