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.


Why think local? It's simple really.

Dec 15th

Originally printed as a Letter to the Editor in The Post and Courier on Saturday, December 13th, 2014. Each year Lowcountry Local First shouts from the rooftops about the importance of shopping locally during the holiday season. This year-round advocacy effort has the biggest push during the holidays… Read More


South State Bank Loves Local

Dec 8th

2014 Buy Local Month presenting sponsor South State Bank loves the local businesses that make the Lowcountry the place we love. We recently sat down with Bill Medich, Executive Vice President and Charleston Regional President to find out WHY South State Bank Loves Local. LLF: Can you tell… Read More


Growers Group: Employment & Labor

Dec 18th

LLF's monthly Growers Group, Employment & Labor: Best Practices, Laws & Regulations in SC, will focus on human resources, employment and labor laws in South Carolina. ..Read More


January Member Mixer & Annual Meeting

Jan 14th

Don't miss January's Member Mixer & Annual Meeting at the Woolfe Street Playhouse. This is an OPEN event and we encourage all members to bring a guest who may be interested in joining LLF...Read More

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