November 15 to December 15

This year, LLF is focusing efforts on awareness to Buy Local by highlighting member business holiday initiatives and driving consumer traffic to those locations.  So put your money where your heart is and support the local businesses that make up our unique community! 

Buy Local Month Holiday Calendar

Missed the deadline to submit your Buy Local Month event taking place between Nov 15 - Dec 15?  No problem, SUBMIT your listing now!  In the dropdown menu, please select category, "Holidays 2013: Buy Local Month"

*Please note* After November 6th, all new entries will automatically be submitted to the City Paper and LLF is not responsible for those entries that do not make it.  

Shop Local Saturday: November 30

LLF is shaking up Small Business Saturday and taking it to a local level! We encourage you to support these businesses that support the local movement during this all-day shopping event on November 30. These gracious businesses are donating at least 5% of the day's sales back to LLF—the only nonprofit that advocates for local-independent businesses!  So get out and SHOP LOCAL SATURDAY and support these local participating businesses!

Buy Local Month Background

Currently in its seventh year, the goal of Lowcountry Local First’s Buy Local Month is to educate the public and shift consumer spending, keeping holiday dollars flowing within our local economy. Recent studies show that more people in the Charleston area know the importance of buying local, however they need help identifying locally owned businesses. LLF’s Buy Local Month is a grassroots movement of education and relationship building that promotes the many economic and societal benefits of supporting local businesses. During Buy Local Month, LLF offers several promotional opportunities to showcase the great work local businesses are doing for their community, and works to steer consumers to these businesses at the height of the holiday shopping season.

Thanks to these businesses for their support of Buy Local Month 2013!

Turnkey Creative

Charleston City Paper

WCBD Channel 2

The Bridge 105.5

Yelp Charleston


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