Q&A with South Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers

May 9, 2022

Lowcountry Local First was delighted to catch up with the South Carolina Department of Agriculture, a supporting partner of Eat Drink Local Month. Commissioner Hugh Weathers answered some burning questions we had about the agriculture industry, how the department works with our state’s farmers and consumers, and more!… Read More

Q&A with GrowFood Carolina

Mar 30, 2022

With Eat Drink Local Month quickly approaching, Lowcountry Local First heard from one of its community partners, GrowFood Carolina. Anthony Mirisciotta, General Manager, offered some insight on how business is going. What are the biggest pain points or concerns for GrowFood right now?  In 2021, GrowFood Carolina celebrated… Read More

REV up the good!

Dec 8, 2021

We are grateful to have REV Federal Credit Union as our presenting sponsor of Buy Local Season for many reasons. This local financial institution doesn’t just support this important community initiative financially, but continues to show up as a real partner. REV sent several team members out into… Read More

2021 Buy Local Holiday Markets

Nov 4, 2021

(Do you know of a market not listed below? Let us know!) — UPCOMING MARKETS — Daniel Island Night Market Friday | Dec. 17, 2021 | 5-8pm Guggenheim Terrace 200 Seven Farms Dr, Charleston, SC December Charleston Night Bazaar Saturday | Dec. 18, 2021 | 4-9pm Edmund’s Oast… Read More

Valentine's Day 2021

Jan 27, 2021

There’s so much happening in the Lowcountry for Valentine’s Day ❤️  (Do you have a suggestion not listed below? Let us know!) Events Roadside Blooms Galentine’s Floral Workshops Wednesday, February 10 | 6pm Two Blokes Brewing 547 Long Point Rd Suite 101 Mount Pleasant, SC  Thursday February 11… Read More

Shift Your Dollars & Your Mindset

Dec 9, 2020

The holiday season tends to bring with it a renewed sense of optimism and hope for the year ahead. This year, despite it being a seemingly endless uphill battle, is no different. Lowcountry Local First has – for more than a decade now – ended its year with… Read More

2020 Buy Local Holiday Markets

Sep 2, 2020

(Do you know of a market not listed below? Let us know!) — UPCOMING MARKETS — Holiday Shop at Soirée Now thru Christmas | Wednesday-Sundays | 11am-5pm Soirée 70 Queen Street Charleston, SC 29403   — PAST MARKETS — Charleston Holiday Markets in Marion Square Sats and Suns,… Read More

COVID-19 Resource & Action Hub

Mar 26, 2020

** ALERT: We are now updating this Resources Hub page of our site. Please use this new page for the most current updates. ACTION ITEMS: Apply for SBA relief loan. View SC Department of Commerce resource center. View SC employment law resources. Facebook has launched a $100 million… Read More

2019 Buy Local Holiday Markets

Nov 6, 2019

(Do you know of a market not listed below? Let us know!) — ONGOING — – Be sure to find a Farmers’ Market near you this fall and holiday season! – The Charleston Farmers’ Market hosts a special Holiday Market on Saturdays and Sundays throughout December from 9am – 3pm…. Read More