Welcome to Local Farms First

What if you could order fresh, local foods, online, every week with convenient delivery?

You can with Local Farms First, a one-of-a-kind, online farmers market on Colorado’s Western Slope. Local Farms First is a 501c3 non-profit market run by 50+ growers, with 100% of profits going directly to the growers.

Our mission is to create better consumer, wholesale and institutional access to local foods, while providing local family farmers with an easy way to sell their delicious products.

We think “outside the box,” allowing customers to choose what they want, how much they want and when they want it from a wide variety of top quality, seasonal produce, meats, dairy, eggs, baked goods, processed food, crafts & more!

All of our food is chemical-free: USDA … Read more

Local Farms First New Van!

Local Farms First New Van!

We have worked so hard over here at Office For Resource Efficiency and Local Farms First and we finally received enough money and support to purchase a Local Farms First Van!! This van will give us so much more access so we can deliver local organic foods to many more places in Colorado! Once we get the van all decked out in Local Farms First gear, we will be ready to start delivering to NEW places like Aspen, Boulder and many more places!! We here at Local Farms First is so thankful for all of your support, and we couldn’t be more excited to grow and expand to new markets to deliver LOCAL foods! It is such an important mission to us and we couldn’t … Read more

Local Farms First in HD – Food Never Looked So Good

The Office for Resource Efficiency (ORE) has an online platform available to anybody living in the Gunnison valley that connects consumers with Colorado based farmers. With no purchase minimums and no commitments, localfarmsfirst.org actually operates as an online farmers market. You pick and choose exactly what you would like for the coming week and then pick up your order on Wednesday night at The Daily Dose in Crested Butte. Whether you only want a dozen organic farm fresh eggs or all your groceries for the week and any amount in between, localfarmsfirst.org is you one stop shop for delicious locally produced products from farms across Colorado’s western slope. I recently produced a short promotional video that was directed by Kristen Van Hoesen, executive director of … Read more