Working with La Plata County’s local, independent business community to create an economy that values people, planet, & prosperity for everyone!


Local First is a proud independent business alliance made up of 260+ La Plata County businesses and nonprofit organizations as well as passionate community members we call Localists.

Together, we work to create a thriving, equitable, and sustainable economy that values people, planet, and prosperity for everyone across southwest Colorado.

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Upcoming Events

Local First Member Celebration

May 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

June Member BASH

June 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

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