Local First’s mission is to foster the development of an economy grounded in local ownership, which functions in harmony with our ecosystem, meets the basic needs of our people, encourages joyful community life, and builds wealth.

Sustainability issues involving business / How the business is involved in sustainability or sustainable business practices:
We work to support the efforts of existing businesses and their Triple Bottom Line practices as well as encouraging and educating local business on Triple Bottom Line. We believe in the power of locally owned business impacting our community in a positive way through supporting the environment as well as the community itself.

Number of Employees: 3 to 10

Primary focus (industry) of the organization: Not for Profit

Local First of West Michigan
955 Wealthy St SE

Primary Representative:
Elissa Hillary
Executive Director