Shop Local Holiday Gift Guide

This year while making your list and checking it twice we want to encourage you to think local! Local First is thrilled to bring you the 2017 holiday gift guide, featuring gift items and experiences from some favorite local businesses. Click the links below for additional details.   For those on the “nice” list I have

Why You Should Shop Small Every Day

Why You Should Shop Small Every Day   We extend our Thanks to all who came out and supported our small businesses at the 2017 Buy Local Gift Fair.   Thanks to all our sponsors: Indulgence Chocolatiers, James Steeno Gallery, Milwaukee Kayak Company, Stephanie Bartz Photography, Stepping Stone Farms, Float Milwaukee and Bowls Restaurant. Also,

Shift Your Shopping

This holiday season, if Milwaukeeans choose to shift an additional 10% of shopping from national chains to #localbusiness, we would create roughly $100 million in new economic activity in our local economy every year.   Let’s get the entire community to #ShopLocal this holiday season! Invite your friends and family to attend the 2017 Buy

How to Take Advantage of Healthcare Open Enrollment by Sadie Tuescher, Wisconsin Health Insurance Advocate

How to Take Advantage of Healthcare Open Enrollment Sadie Tuescher, Wisconsin Health Insurance Advocate Open Enrollment for health care is just around the corner! This year the window to review and enroll for individuals and families who buy their insurance through healthcare.gov is November 1st to December 15th. If you’ve done an application on your