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.


Golden Ticket Contest: Buy Local Month 2016

Oct 24th

Buy Local Month: Nov 15 – Dec 15, 2016 SHOP LOCAL this holiday season and purchase a “Sea is for Caramel” chocolate bar from participating Sweeteeth Chocolate retailers or at the Buy Local Block Party on November 12 for your chance to win one of four high-valued prize packs! WHY BUY LOCAL?… Read More


Where to Stay for #GoodBiz2016

Aug 29th

As the 2016 Good Business Summit approaches, the team here at Lowcountry Local First could not be more excited about this years’ event. We are thrilled to welcome an evolving list of inspirational guest speakers,  and to offer a diverse session schedule at this year’s Summit. Excitement is in the air… Read More


Buy Local Month

Nov 15th

Buy Local Month is Lowcountry Local First’s strategic initiative to encourage consumers to buy local and keep holiday dollars flowing within our community...Read More

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