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.


We’ve Been Busy as Bees!

Jul 22nd

The variety of methods for product distribution parallels the diversity of crops. The end goal is the same: to provide quality produce to consumers at a price fair to all parties. However, the method of doing so is where farmers can get creative! While some farmers enjoy pitching… Read More


Catalyst Member Spotlight: Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union

Jun 22nd

We’re big believers in the impact that locally-owned, independent businesses have on our local economy and applaud how they protect the uniqueness and livability of our community. But we take that focus a step further by encouraging our local businesses to be the best stewards they can be… Read More

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