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Items Tagged with 'Local First'
Local First will host its fifth annual Sustainable Business Conference on Wednesday at Aquinas College. Read More
The Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority has decided to provide financial support for two upcoming events downtown. But in both cases, the support was less than requested. Read More
The Michigan Economic Development Corp. and Local First have partnered to form a two year pilot program to increase awareness of the economic impact of supporting local businesses, while gathering data that could lead to new or improved small business support programs. Read More
One interesting addition to Grand Rapids menus during the last several years has been the growing inclusion of local farms. Some menus provide a general list of farms with which the restaurant does business, while others provide more detailed information about what products restaurants purchase from farms. Read More