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.


Survey: Local Businesses Weigh in on How They're Doing

Dec 19th

As the only organization in the Lowcountry solely focused on providing resources, advocacy and training for locally-owned, independent businesses and farmers, we like to check in with our community to take a “temperature check” and gauge the state of local business. Lowcountry Local First conducted two 3-question surveys,… Read More


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


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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