Lowcountry Local First is a nonprofit 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.


Charleston Residents: A Victim of Our Own Success?

Aug 3rd

Is the current real estate boom a bust for local business owners? Through the contacts I am fortunate to have through Lowcountry Local First with the business community I hear numerous stories of absentee landlords who are unresponsive to tenant needs and business owners battling escalating rental rates…. Read More


Sponsor Highlight: Tanya Boggs Photography

Jul 29th

Take one look at Tanya Bogg’s work, and you’ll note that her photos go beyond the average corporate headshot. Tanya’s love of photography stems from her years spent training as a modern dancer. She eventually went on to receive her MFA in Photography, and now, along with creating… Read More

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