New! 2017 Be Local Coupon Book

The 2017 Be Local Coupon Book is due out in stores the first week of December! Don’t miss out on La Plata County’s favorite source for local deals. Learn about local efforts on affordable housing, how you can help, and what makes La Plata County “HOME.” Businesses: Order books today to sell in your stores! Learn More

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Our Collaborative Voice for the Local Economy

Advocating on behalf of La Plata County’s locally-owned and independent businesses. Creating a collaborative voice on the resilience and independence of our local economy. Density and redevelopment, policies and planning in favor of small businesses, and a sustainable approach to our community’s resilience future. Join our Local First Responders list to receive updates, news, and be informed to respond Local First… fast… when it matters most.

Why Think Local?

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. Learn More

We got together with Local First members & volunteers to celebrate the launch of the 2017 Be Local Coupon Book — now in stores!

Video by Kara Cavalca Camera