Posts tagged Local First Arizona
Fresh spices and a community kitchen thrive at Mano Y Metate

Arizona is a growing state with much to offer under its warm sunny skies, and local business owners are certainly taking advantage of all the state has to offer. A great example of this is local business owner Amy Valdés Schwemm of Mano Y Metate. Schwemm first started her Tucson business in 2007 when she realized that the local store she was working for at the time, Native Seed Search, lacked powdered mole, a required ingredient for traditional meals.  Realizing the community had a great demand for the product and no means of satisfying the supply, Schwemm decided to go into business for herself.  

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Dates set for the 2016-2017 Sustainability Series

After a successful five-talk run covering the basics of sustainability, Local First Arizona is partnering with Green Living Magazine, Laura Tanzer, Mrs. Green’s World, Borderlands Brewing Company, and Delectables Restaurant for a free ten-part series of speaking events, where experts in the community will share their thoughts and encourage discussion  about a different topic each month.

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Southern Arizona Mixer Recap: A Night at the Historic Fox Theatre

We had a great turn out for our September Mixer! Thank you to the Fox Theatre for hosting and letting us use their historic venue for the evening! It was great to have Craig Sumberg give everyone a tour of the venue and show us what makes the Fox such an important and unique part of Tucson's downtown scene.

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