Think Local First – Washtenaw

Ann Arbor, MI

Act Local First  |  Business Network / Alliance

Think Local First’s mission is to support and cultivate locally-owned, independent businesses in Washtenaw County, Michigan that are committed to making our community a healthier and more vibrant place to live.

Think Local First provides resource sharing and community building opportunities for locally-owned independent businesses as well as raising community awareness and developing strategies for supporting these businesses.

They work in the following program areas:
– Support of Locally-Owned Independent Business: We support the growth and development of local living economy businesses by creating opportunities for business leaders to network and share best practices of sustainable local business.
– Community Education: We encourage local and sustainable purchasing by county residents and businesses and educate the community about local living economies through our resource guide, website, newsletter, events, and through public speaking engagements.