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Shop Local for the Planet

By |2023-03-29T11:21:32-06:00March 29th, 2023|Act Local, General, Home Page, News, Shop Local|

Support Local for the Planet By supporting independently-owned retailers, farmers, entrepreneurs, and companies, we are choosing to invest in a future with a healthier, more sustainable community and world. By Louise Snodgrass, Local First | Originally published in the Durango Herald Tuesday, Mar 28, 2023 5:58 PM With the dramatic effects of climate change [...]

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Local First receives $150,000 to offer support services for Durango businesses

By |2023-03-22T11:31:28-06:00March 21st, 2023|Act Local, Home Page, News|

Local First receives $150,000 to offer support services for Durango businesses. Local First is grateful to an anonymous local donor for their generous gift through the Community Foundation serving Southwest Colorado. This contribution will directly support our efforts to promote local self-resiliency and well-being. Read the full Durango Herald Article below! [...]

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Spread the Love — Support Local this Valentine’s Day

By |2023-02-08T11:57:26-07:00February 7th, 2023|Eat Local, General, Home Page, Shop Local|

Original photo: Shopping at The Sparrow Mercantile | Nick Kogos | Visit Durango Ready or not, Valentine’s Day is upon us. It may be surprising to some but this seemingly minor holiday in the middle of February has a major impact on our nation’s economy. Retailers, large and small, are preparing across the [...]

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Your Voice Matters – Local First Annual Member Survey

By |2023-01-11T16:09:19-07:00January 11th, 2023|General, Home Page|

It's Annual Member Survey time and we want to hear from you! With a founding mission to support independent local business and help shape an economy that values the people, the planet, and prosperity for everyone, the team at Local First looks forward to this time of year, every year. We've created a comprehensive [...]

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Local First Announces Chief Executive Officer

By |2023-01-11T13:23:48-07:00January 5th, 2023|Home Page, News, Press Releases|

LOCAL FIRST FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES LAUREN BERUTICH AS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER   Local First is thrilled to welcome Lauren Berutich to the role of Chief Executive Officer, a visionary new role for our local nonprofit organization. Berutich joins Local First with 20 years of experience in conservation, advocacy, policy, and nonprofit leadership with a background [...]

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Celebrate Local Music with an Evening at Eolus!

By |2022-10-20T15:57:17-06:00October 20th, 2022|Create Local|

Join iAM MUSIC for a celebratory Evening at Eolus! Can you believe it? iAM MUSIC is celebrating 10 years as a 501c3 non-profit organization in 2023! A decade has flown by and what better way to celebrate the impact they've had on the local creative economy than a elegant Evening at Eolus on November [...]

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