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Local First Fridays

  • Bandera 11 East Aspen Avenue Flagstaff, AZ, 86001 United States (map)

Local First Fridays

A Five Part Summer Series In Downtown Flagstaff
Featuring Local & Statewide Initiatives

Join us on August 3rd at 6PM for "Think Local. Buy Local. Be Local."

Hear from: Kimber Lanning, Local First Arizona, & Terry Madeksza, Downtown Flagstaff
Learn About: What it means to truly support local and the social impact of where your dollars go.
Location: Bandera (11 E. Aspen Ave, Downtown Flagstaff)

More about Local First Fridays

We’re passionate about localism and we’re going to show you the importance of  supporting locals businesses and how that creates a positive impact on our local economy. 

From sourcing food locally to spending dollars wisely, the success of localism relies on all of us making the decision to participate. Local First Arizona and the Flagstaff Downtown Business Alliance are partnering to host 5 engaging conversations that offer easy changes to the way you spend, giving you the power to impact your community.

Topics include initiatives like the Good Food Finder, Food & Farm Forum, How to Source Food Locally, Independent’s Week, The Market of Dreams, and Fuerza Local.

Featuring these local leaders of the Flagstaff community: 
Flagstaff Mayor Coral Evans
JB DeWitt from Local First Arizona and Downtown Flagstaff AZ
Terry Madeksza from Downtown Flagstaff AZ
Chef Pedro Felix from Criollo Flagstaff
Miranda Drabik from Rainbow's End
Don Hulin from SouthSide Tavern, Primo's Deli, and Bandera

In addition to these guest speakers who have a stat-wide impact:
Kimber Lanning, Executive Director of Local First Arizona
Helene Tack, sustainability wizard of Local First Arizona