Localists are the dedicated group of people like you that believe in transforming Arizona’s economy and building community along the way.

When you join as a Localist you can know that your support sustains our mission of building opportunity in Arizona year-round. And whether it’s a farmer’s tour of their fields, a Fuerza Accelerator graduate’s grand opening, or a group kayak down the Verde River, Localists will grow the local love, and have fun doing it!

 

What it means to be a Localist: 

 

Join the Movement

Become a Localist at any level, and know that your tax-deductible contribution will go a long way in building opportunity in Arizona and getting you access to unique opportunities. Join and receive the following benefits:

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  • Early-bird purchasing window for signature events (Devour, Savor, Timeless Phoenix, WeekendZonas).
  • Reserved seats at Fuerza Accelerator graduations.
  • Invitation to specially-curated insider events where you can meet the people that grow our food, power our economy, and enrich our small towns.
  • Exclusive Donor updates.
  • Mailed annual report.
  • 15% off all LFAF merchandise.

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  • Early-bird purchasing window for signature events (Devour, Savor, Timeless Phoenix, WeekendZonas).
  • Invitation to specially-curated insider events where you can meet the people that grow our food, power our economy, and enrich our small towns.
  • Exclusive Donor updates.
  • Emailed annual report.
  • 10% off all LFAF merchandise.

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  • Early-bird purchasing window for signature events (Devour, Savor, Timeless Phoenix, WeekendZonas).
  • Invitation to specially-curated insider events where you can meet the people that grow our food, power our economy, and enrich our small towns.
  • Exclusive Donor updates.
  • Emailed annual report.

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What Our Localists Have to Say:

  Tim Ness   “The best part of Localist events is meeting entrepreneurs and hearing their stories. Attending an LFAF event means knowing you’ll spend the day making new friends who share your values.”

Tim Ness

“The best part of Localist events is meeting entrepreneurs and hearing their stories. Attending an LFAF event means knowing you’ll spend the day making new friends who share your values.”

  Melia Smith   “I like to support local entrepreneurs that reflect the community I want to live in and through the Localist program I’ve been able to see how our community works collaboratively to make Arizona a better place to live.”

Melia Smith

“I like to support local entrepreneurs that reflect the community I want to live in and through the Localist program I’ve been able to see how our community works collaboratively to make Arizona a better place to live.”

  Andrew Vogeney   “Being a Localist allows me to connect deeper with my community. I know the owners of the places that I frequent, I understand where my food comes from, and I always have my finger on the pulse of Arizona towns.”

Andrew Vogeney

“Being a Localist allows me to connect deeper with my community. I know the owners of the places that I frequent, I understand where my food comes from, and I always have my finger on the pulse of Arizona towns.”