Join Local First for a live presentation by well-known urban planner, Joe Minicozzi. In his presentation, Minicozzi will a focus on contextualizing the opportunities available in historic redevelopment projects, including the former 9-R Administration Building. This event will take place via Zoom on March 30th, at 2:30PM. Registration coming soon.
Local First invites you to join our staff, business members, and community localists for an evening of celebration, connection, and camaraderie on April 8th from 6-8pm at The Powerhouse. Alongside the opportunity to come together, this year’s Local First Member Celebration will feature local food provided by Sage Farm Fresh Eats, live performance by Lacey [...]
Entrepreneurship & Climate Change Innovation: It's about so much more than energy. June 22 from 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM in Durango At the Center for Innovation 835 Main Ave Suite 225 Register Here. Local First, in partnership with Good Business Colorado and other organizations across the state, are hosting a "Helping Good Businesses Be [...]
Understanding the New Livable Wage - A presentation contextualizing the 2022 livable wage estimates for La Plata County and the Region 9 Economic Development District. Join Region 9 Economic Development District, Information Services, and Local First for a discussion on the updated livable wage estimates for La Plata and surrounding counties. Taking place September 6th [...]
Local First's beloved Harvest Dinner returns for it's 6th year on October 8th, 2022 at 5pm and YOU'RE invited! Gather with fellow foodies on this autumn evening to celebrate the abundance of fresh produce, grass-fed meats, culinary mastery, and artisanal beverages in our local area! This year’s feast promises a multiple course, fine-dining [...]
Celebrate local music with an 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 3rd, 2022. iAM [...]
Make your list and check it twice for this year's Noel Night, December 2nd, 2022! Join together with friends, family, and folks from all over in this community-wide celebration kicking off the holiday shopping season and encouraging folks to shop, eat, and love local during the holidays. Enjoy special offers, live music and entertainment, especially [...]