Lowcountry Local First is a non-profit advocate for local, independent businesses and a resource for the community members they serve.

We’re working to create jobs and grow the Lowcountry economy by empowering local makers, growers and service providers.

Most importantly, we’re your neighbors. And just like you, we love it here.


Eat Local Challenge Potluck

Apr 14th

Hosting or attending an all-local potluck will get you 2 points in the Eat Local Challenge, buts it’s also a fun way to try new local fruits, veggies and meats. Team Local Works hosted an all-local potluck on Friday as part of the Eat Local Challenge. We had quite… Read More


Put Down Roots with A Family Friendly Vegetable Garden

Apr 13th

“Mama, look at our potatoes!” Nothing makes my heart sing as much as those words shouted by my six year old son. We planted the tubers a few weeks ago and they have finally emerged from the soil. In a few more weeks we will begin “grubbing” or… Read More


Chef's Potluck

Apr 26th

The 8th annual Chef's Potluck celebrates locally sourced dishes by pairing seventeen top Charleston restaurants and chefs with farmers and fishermen at beautiful Middleton Place. ..Read More



Apr 28th

We will officially kick-off DIG SOUTH, the southeast's premier technology conference, at Local Works in conjunction with our neighbors at 1600 Meeting / The Refinery. Live music, cold libations, pop-up shops and more! ..Read More

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