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Local First Utah Blog

Special Thanks to NuPackaging for Becoming a VIP Table Sponsor at Celebrate the Bounty!

31 August 2018 Published in Local First Utah Blog
So often, when we consider all of the locally made items that Utah's independent business create, we forget to consider the packaging that item comes in. Our friends at NuPackaging our experts in helping businesses understand exactly what the best types of packaging are for their products, from design to…

Special Thanks to Davis County for Becoming A VIP Table Sponsor at Celebrate the Bounty!

31 August 2018 Published in Local First Utah Blog
We're excited to welcome Davis County to Celebrate the Bounty as a VIP Table Sponsor! A patchwork of comunities, ranging from historic pioneer farming towns to cities infused with military might, Davis County represents elements of the buy local movement that don't alway meet the eye. Intrinsic to the act…

Special Thanks To Splendor for Becoming a VIP Table Sponsor at Celebrate the Bounty!

31 August 2018 Published in Local First Utah Blog
We exciting to announce Splendor Beauty Emporium as one of our VIP Table Sponsors at Celebrate the Bounty!  Beauty isn't just skin deep at Splendor Beauty Emporium. With owner Delilah's expertise in skin care, and knowledgable staff of Splendor, the experienc of Splendor isn't just the fuzzy pink chairs, or…

Special Thanks to Richards Brandt Miller Nelson for their VIP Table Sponsorship at Celebrate the Bounty!

31 August 2018 Published in Local First Utah Blog
A longstanding supporter of Local First Utah, Richards Brand Miller Nelson is one of our Local Heros and a VIP Table Sponsor at Celebrate the Bounty!  Richards Brandt Miller Nelson has been a premier Salt Lake City law firm for more than 30 years.  Each of its practice areas is…

Special Thanks to Celebrate the Bounty VIP Table Sponsor, The Stockist!

31 August 2018 Published in Local First Utah Blog
Special thanks to The Stockist for their support of Local First Utah and Celebrate the Bounty, our annual foodcentric fundraiser.    Located in the heart of 9th & 9th, for years The Stockist has made high quailty, well made fashionable accessible to the ladies and gents of Utah. Owner Helen…

Join Us for Thursday, September 13th for Celebrate the Bounty!

24 August 2018 Published in Local First Utah Blog
Join us for Celebrate the Bounty at the Historic Eagle Building on September 13, 2018! We'll be reveling in all things local at the new location of Caffe Molise & BTG Wine Bar at 404 S. West Temple. We are shaking up our event this year (literally) by pairing select Utah…

Independents Week Photo Contest & Giveaway!

03 July 2018 Published in Local First Utah Blog
During our Independents Week celebration, we're lauching a special Instagram-specific photo contest and giveway! The rules are simple, and there are tons of prizes available!    The Rules: 1. Post a photo while you're at a locally owned, independent business, and tag @localfirstutah with #independentsweek in your caption.    And…

Reason No. 9 To Buy Locally: You Keep the American Dream Alive

03 July 2018 Published in Local First Utah Blog
Each summer, Local First Utah, along with independent business alliances across the country celebrates Independents Week during the week of July 1 – 7th, at the same time the United States is celebrating Independents Day. This is no coincidence, as we believe that buying from locally owned independent businesses is…

Independents Week 2018!

03 July 2018 Published in Local First Utah Blog
Each summer, Local First Utah celebrates “Independents Week” our annual campaign recognizing the contributions that independent businesses make to our quality of life and the nature of our communities. We also celebrate how independent businesses are crucial to keeping the American Dream alive. As part of our Independents Week campaign,…

Granary Block Party - March 31st

13 March 2018 Published in Local First Utah Blog
Join us on Saturday, March 31st at Kilby Court at the Granary District Block Party!  With support from independent businesses like Ruby Snap, Ori Media, Atmosphere Studios, Fisher Brewing, Kiitos Brewing, Kilby Court, Square Kitchen, Rico Brand, Frida Bistro, and Pictureline the Granary District Block Party is a can't miss event.  The Granary District is a diverse neighborhood with…

Join the Team: Independents Week Community Relations Coordinator

08 March 2018 Published in Local First Utah Blog
Independents Week Community Relations Coordinator About: Local First Utah is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with the mission to empower a movement to recognize the value and vitality of locally owned, independent businesses to our communities and our economy. We do this through educating and engaging the public, the businesses and…

Space for Rent

22 February 2018 Published in Local First Utah Blog
Are you a small business owner who is looking for accessible, flexible office space? We may have just the solution for you! Local First Utah has desk space available in our Central Ninth office. We're in a robust, independent neighborhood. Plus, utilities and internet are included! If you'd like more…