Items Tagged with 'Local First'


Local First names LocalMotion nominees — and one winner

January 14, 2015
Local First has named the nominees for this year’s LocalMotion Awards — and one winner before the event later this month. Read More

Nonprofit wins federal grant for farm-to-table work

December 19, 2014
A nonprofit has won a federal grant to help expand community supported agriculture in the region. Read More

Fork Fest spotlights 'agricultural abundance'

October 21, 2014
Local First’s Fork Fest will support a sustainable community this week by introducing food lovers to many locally sourced restaurants and encouraging them to shift their dollars to those establishments. Read More

Local First throws Lakeshore Street Party

September 19, 2014
Local First is traveling to a lakeshore town on Saturday to throw an inaugural street party with a diverse lineup of food, beverages, musicians and activities — which reflect the surrounding neighborhoods. Read More

Local First and Holland Farmers Market hold inaugural tasting event

August 22, 2014
Chefs and farmers are teaming up to create culinary dishes to tantalize community members’ palates at an inaugural event on the lakeshore that will highlight the synergy among local vendors, businesses and consumers. Read More

Local First overhauls sustainability conference

April 15, 2014
Local First is changing the format of its annual sustainability conference. Read More

Forum focuses on minority opportunities

February 20, 2014
The economic opportunity and empowerment of minorities in Grand Rapids will be the focus of Forum 2014 on Friday. Read More

Local First names LocalMotion winners

January 29, 2014
Local First has announced the winners of its fourth annual LocalMotion Awards. Read More

Local First names nominees for LocalMotion Awards

January 16, 2014
Local First has released its list of nominees for its fourth annual LocalMotion Awards. Read More

Local First ad campaign targets 200M impressions

November 15, 2013
For the first time ever, the nonprofit Local First is buying ads on billboards and online all over West Michigan. Read More