Lowcountry Local First is a 501(c)3 nonprofit cultivating an economy anchored in local ownership, because local-independent businesses are the cornerstone of our culture, economy, and character.
We are Movement Builders.
We are Advocates of local-independent businesses.
We are Localists.
Most importantly, we’re your Neighbors. And just like you, we love it here.
Founded in 1971, The Charleston Chronicle is a weekly newspaper serving the Tri-county area (Charleston, Berkeley, Dorchester). They address and report the news, both national and local, uniquely from the black perspective. They also are an independent and minority-owned small business. We reached out to Damion Smalls, the… Read More
Eat Local Month (April) is Lowcountry Local First's annual effort to focus attention on local growers, fishermen and restaurants while providing fun and educational opportunities for our community to engage in eating what's ripe and in season. Join us for these community events...Read More