Such a fun and festive night was had at the December Local First Networking Mixer in Tucson last Wednesday! Business owners and marketing directors enjoyed pizza from Rocco's Little Chicago while they browsed the gifts and handmade items at Deco. Kimber Lanning, Executive Director of Local First and Deanna Chevas, Tucson Membership Manager announced many new exciting events and opportunities on the horizon. Local First will be hosting the Arizona Food & Farm Finance Forum with Native Seeds/Search, Good Food Finder, Edible Baja Arizona and more in January.
Local First has partnered with SAACA and the Tucson Botanical Garden to create the inaugural event Savor Southern Arizona Food & Wine Festival on February 1. SAACA, Botanical Garden and LFA members and localists can buy tickets for $10 off.
More than 30 businesses were represented including: Arte de la Vida Bancapital Home Loans Good News Radio–Sustaining Member BEssential Website Design & Web Hosting Betty Blue's Junk Shop Flanagan's Celtic Corner Creative Juice Art Bar Go Web Solutions Bedmart–Sustaining Member Western Sky Communications RetroTrek StudioGraphia The Planning Center A-1 Mattress Casa Kira Crizmac Art & Cultural Marketplace KXCI Community Radio