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Local First Utah Blog

Meditrina Returns to Celebrate the Bounty, October 13th, 2016

30 September 2016 Published in Local First Utah Blog
Meditrina returns to Celebrate the Bounty, on Thursday, October 13th from 7 to 10 pm at Ricos Warehouse. Recently relocating from the Ballpark Neighborhood to Central Ninth, Meditrina has become an iconic restaurant in the Salt Lake City culinary scene. We are so excited to welcome Meditrina to Celebrate the…

Manoli's Brings Greek Cuisine "Meant to be Shared" to Celebrate the Bounty

30 September 2016 Published in Local First Utah Blog
The Nine Line Corridor is quickly becoming a neighborhood prolific with up and coming locally owned, independent businesses. One of those is Manoli’s a small plate, Greek restaurant with a killer wine list. We’re delighted to welcome Manoli’s to this year’s Celebrate the Bounty, on Thursday October 13th at Rico’s…

Placemakers Map Series Expands to Salt Lake City's 15th & 15th Neighborhood

28 September 2016 Published in Local First Utah Blog
Independent businesses are part of a community's terrior -- the elements that combine to give flavor. Few neighborhoods in Salt Lake City have as much flavor as 15th & 15th, a niche of neighborhood that demonstrate the power of art, literature and food to bring a community together. The lastest in Local First…

A Sandwich Shop with a Cause: Even Stevens Joins the Celebrate the Bounty Line Up

12 September 2016 Published in Local First Utah Blog
In just two short years, Even Stevens has taken the “fast casual” dining world in Utah by storm. But, don’t let the fast casual notion dissuade you – their sandwiches are good. In fact, they are more than good. Even Stevens makes the kind of sandwiches that require a few…

Utah's Pioneering Spirit Drives IG Winery's Craftsmanship

12 September 2016 Published in Local First Utah Blog
  Only a handful of years ago, mentioning Utah-made wine in a conversation would have brought about quizzical looks and possibly even a handful of laughs. But, we always have been a state driven by a pioneering spirit, and a number of independent businesses have led the way in crafting…

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth with a Taste of Italy Celebrate the Bounty

08 September 2016 Published in Local First Utah Blog
There is rarely a summer evening when you won’t find folks of all kinds spilling out of Dolcetti Gelato’s 9th & 9th location, with waffle cones in hand and smile kissed faces as they indulge in sweet and rich gelato. As the weather cools, inside of Dolcetti’s artfully graffitied shop…

Bid Big, Bid Often at the Celebrate the Bounty Silent Auction

08 September 2016 Published in Local First Utah Blog
Celebrate the Bounty is about more than just food. Sure, there are a lot of amazing dishes from more than a dozen locally owned restaurants to dine on at the party, but there are also spectacular items in our silent auction. Consisting entirely of donations from locally owned independent retailers,…

Special Thanks to iBehave Therapy, VIP Table Sponsors at Celebrate the Bounty!

07 September 2016 Published in Local First Utah Blog
Many thanks to iBehave Therapy group for sponsoring not one, but two VIP Tables at this year’s Celebrate the Bounty! iBehave specializes in comprehensive, individualized, behavioral supports for families and individuals. Their practice is growing, and impacting the Layton community where they are headquartered. We’re happy to have iBehave join…

Welcome Blue Poblano to Celebrate the Bounty!

06 September 2016 Published in Local First Utah Blog
  Blue Poblano is known by many for their unique of their blend of Navajo and Mexican dishes. Featuring fire roasted chilies, homemade salsas and house marinated, high quality cuts of meat, Blue Poblano has taken traditional food styles, and given them a modern twist redefining Mexican food.   Sister…

Thank You to Zions Bank - Cornerstone Sponsor of Local First Utah

01 September 2016 Published in Local First Utah Blog
We'd like to offer a very special thank you to Zions Bank for renewing their Cornerstone Sponsorship of Local First Utah!  Zions Bank has supported industry and entrepreneurship in Utah for decades -- even before Utah was recognized as a state! Their contributions have shaped the nature of the way…

Join the Team: Field Organizer - Cedar City

22 July 2016 Published in Local First Utah Blog
Local First Utah is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that works to educate the public, government and businesses themselves about the value and vitality of locally owned independent businesses to our economies and communities. We accomplish this through a wide reaching branding, marketing and educational campaign. We are looking for a friendly,…

Join the Team: Silent Auction Coordinator

22 July 2016 Published in Local First Utah Blog
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 our statewide community partners. Scope of Work:The…