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.


Local Farmers Assess Devastation & Ask For Your Help

Oct 6th

As the waters slowly recede, residents of South Carolina will begin to assess the damage caused by the incredible amount of rain, severe winds, high tides and ultimately the record breaking flooding. For farmers across the state of South Carolina hard decisions will have to be made as… Read More


Time to Reimagine Our Economic Development Model

Oct 5th

The following is reposted from the Charleston Regional Business Journal (Oct. 5 – Oct. 18; Volume 21, No. 21): $2,454,695,931. That is the amount of money given in subsidies to large corporations in South Carolina since 1992, according to Good Jobs First. What if we reimagined this regressive… Read More

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