Local First to Hold Conference on Sustainable Business Development

Local First will be holding its 4th Annual Sustainable Business Conference March 28th, from Noon-5:00pm, in the Wege Ballroom at Aquinas College. This conference is an opportunity for West Michigan Business owners and aspiring business owners to come together and learn about the most cutting edge sustainability practices.

Local First is honored to have Jackie Victor, co-owner of Avalon International Breads, as the Keynote speaker.  Her company, Avalon International Breads, Founded in 1996, has been a champion of both environmental and social sustainability from the very beginning.

Environmentally, Avalon has consistently focused on using only organic and sustainably produced materials for its products. Socially, Avalon has never wavered in its dedication to providing good jobs, food, and service to the people from the immediate community, the Cass Corridor in Downtown Detroit. Victor will tell her company’s story and explain how, through the use of sustainable triple bottom line practices, Avalon has become a thriving rallying point for a community faced with many challenges.

Visit www.localfirst.com to learn more!

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