Local First Arizona Archives

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Only 10 days remain to purchase tickets for the Valley’s premier foodie fête, featuring an all-star lineup of local chefs, winemakers, brewmasters and mixologists. Like most things lately, that lineup will look a little different this year, as Local First Arizona’s signature event, Devour, will take place on your couch, at your kitchen table or in your dining room. Enter Devour at Home, a COVID-conscious dining experience from the comfort of your own home with...

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For many of us, 2020 has been a difficult year and sometimes it’s hard to see the bright spots amid the chaos. Enter the Feed Phoenix Initiative, a collaboration between Local First Arizona and the City of Phoenix. It launched in August to provide high-quality meals to vulnerable populations using funds from the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act). Rather than use a large caterer or food service company to make and...

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Buying from black-owned businesses is a simple, yet important way to show your support to the black community. The Phoenix Black Collective put together a helpful guide to black-owned restaurants in the greater Phoenix area so Valley residents can stand in solidarity with its black community members. You can find the restaurant list on Local First Arizona’s website, as well as other helpful resources. “You can start today, you can start tomorrow — the important thing is...

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