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.


The Most Wonderful Time of the Year - Farmers Market Launch Time

Mar 30th

The Charleston metro area has a wealth of resources to connect consumers with locally-sourced food and other products. The saying goes, “Know Your Farmer” in order to really know where your food is coming from. Farmers Markets provide an incredible community resource for doing just that – providing… Read More


Community Supported Agriculture (CSAs) in the Lowcountry

Mar 27th

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a way for consumers to buy local, seasonal produce directly from a farmer in their community by purchasing a “share” of the farm. Through the purchase of a CSA farm share, consumers support this year’s crop with money up front for a membership,… Read More


Plow to Chow

Apr 4th

Celebrate the kick-off of the 2015 downtown Charleston Farmers Market in Marion Square. Lowcountry Local First and Eat Local Month “Plow to Chow” sponsors will host a demonstration tent, giving attendees a taste of what’s fresh and local...Read More

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