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Press Archives:

“La Casa Love”: decoración hecha a mano e inspirada en el hogar, in El Informador, October 14, 2021

Lowcountry Local First hires look to build biz programs, in Charleston City Paper, September 21, 2021

Lowcountry Local First Grows Team with 3 New Staff Members, in Holy City Sinner, September 20, 2021

Quintin’s Close-Ups: Jacquie Berger, in Holy City Sinner, August 31, 2021

North Charleston’s Black-owned businesses seek more support amid city’s growth, in Post & Courier, August 25, 2021

City plan includes overlays for dense development on James, Johns islands, in Charleston City Paper, August 11, 2021

Berger, Peña: With infrastructure reform, SC small businesses have opportunity to level playing field, in Charleston City Paper, August 1, 2021

OUR TURN: Infrastructure reform can level playing field for S.C. businesses, in Statehouse Report, July 30, 2021

Commentary: SC small businesses need action now on infrastructure plan, in Post & Courier, July 29, 2021

Lowcountry Local First’s Programs for Local Entrepreneurs, in Fox 24 News Now, July 29, 2021

SC hires and promotions: Jacquie Berger, in Post & Courier, July 25, 2021

A Conversation With Lowcountry Local First’s New Executive Director, Jacquie Berger, in The Bridge 105.5, July 21, 2021

Spanish-speaking entrepreneurs break barriers with LLF academy, in Charleston City Paper, July 21, 2021

Lowcountry Local First launches podcast, in CRBJ, June 14, 2021

Charleston Currents News Brief: New Podcast, in Charleston Currents, June 7, 2021

Lowcountry Local First names executive director, in CRBJ, May 20, 2021

Q&A: Meet Lowcountry Local First’s new executive director, in Charleston City Paper, May 19, 2021

Lowcountry Local First names new executive director, in Charleston City Paper, May 17, 2021

Lowcountry Local First Announces New Executive Director, in Holy City Sinner, May 17, 2021

Campaign urges Charleston to eat local, be kind amid pandemic, in Live 5 News, May 10, 2021

Lowcountry Local First’s Chef’s Potluck Returns!, in Fox 24 News, May 8, 2021

Parklet spaces offer lifeline for businesses, unique experiences for patrons, in Charleston City Paper, May 5, 2021

Lowcountry Local First bringing back annual ‘Eat Local’ campaign, chef’s potluck, in Charleston City Paper, May 4, 2021

Lowcountry Local First’s 13th Annual Chef’s Potluck will be held at The Bend, in Holy City Sinner, April 30, 2021

Lowcountry Local First’s Annual Eat Local Challenge Kicks Off on May 1st, in Holy City Sinner, April 30, 2021

Black-owned small businesses will play important role in Charleston’s economic resilience, in Parade, April 15, 2021

As Our Communities Reopen, Keep Shopping Local, Says Author Kristin Harmel, in Parade, April 14, 2021

Reaction: What impact will Target have on King Street?, in Charleston City Paper, April 1, 2021

Bank of America se asocia con Lowcountry Local First para apoyar programas empresariales, in El Informador, March 20, 2021

Bank Of America Partners With Lowcountry Local First To Support Entrepreneurial Programs, in Holy City Sinner, March 18, 2021

Proposal could stop chain operations from opening doors in Avondale, in Charleston City Paper, March 10, 2021

Good Enterprises’ Community Business Academy, in Fox 24, February 23, 2021

Why buying local is key for Park Circle business, in Charleston City Paper, January 13, 2020

Our View: Jamee Haley taught Charleston what it means to ‘Buy local’, in Charleston City Paper, December 23, 2020

Commentary: Commit to supporting local businesses now — and in the future, in Post & Courier, December 11, 2020

Record holiday spending projected from more disposable income due to pandemic, in Post & Courier, November 26, 2020

Pushed to the limit, Lowcountry nonprofits adapt during the pandemic, in Charleston City Paper, November 25, 2020

Our View: Buying local has an even bigger impact in 2020, in Charleston City Paper, November 25, 2020

Charleston Leaders to Discuss Chain Restrictions for Avondale Business District, in Live 5 News, November 23, 2020

Cruisers pipe up as ships in Charleston, other ports prep for ’21 reboot, in The Post & Courier, November 16, 2020

Lowcountry Local First says ‘Every dollar matters’ this Holiday Season, in Holy City Sinner, November 13, 2020

Lowcountry Local First reminds Charleston: ‘Every dollar matters’, in Charleston City Paper, November 12, 2020

“Vote for Mom & Pop” movement brings attention to supporting local businesses, in News 2, November 10, 2020

Lowcountry Local First Exec. Director to Step Down, in Fox 24, October 27, 2020

Lowcountry Local First announces national search for new Executive Director, in Who’s on the Move, October 13, 2020

LOWCOUNTRY LOCAL FIRST ANNOUNCES NATIONAL SEARCH FOR NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, in Holy City Sinner, October 12, 2020

Jamee Haley stepping down from Lowcountry Local First, in Charleston City Paper, October 12, 2020

Haley to Step Down as Executive Director of Lowcountry Local First , in CRBJ Biz Wire, October 12, 2020

Founder of Charleston nonprofit Lowcountry Local First stepping down after 15 years, in The Post & Courier, October 12, 2020

Charleston Together Initiative announced recipients of grant money, in News 2, September 25, 2020

Helping Out for Sept. 23, 2020, in Charleston Business Journal, September 23, 2020

Lowcountry Local First raising funds for second round of grants, in Charleston City Paper, September 21, 2020

Lowcountry Local First and Home Telecom Partner to Provide Relief to Small Businesses, in CRBJ Biz Wire, September 21, 2020

Lowcountry Local First Helps Charleston Businesses in Recovery, in Fox 24 News, September 9, 2020

A Virtual Event, in The Island Eye News, August 20, 2020

Lowcountry Local First’s Good Enterprises initiative, in Fox 24, August 6, 2020

Money Monday: Lowcountry Local First, in Fox 24, July 30, 2020

Quintin’s Close-ups: Lowcountry Local First Director Jamee Haley, in Holy City Sinner.com, July 20, 2020

Program’s second session helps 19 Charleston-area entrepreneurs launch businesses, in The Post & Courier, July 13 2020

2020 Spring Community Business Academy Graduates: 19 local entrepreneurs to know, in The Chronicle, July 9 2020

Small businesses have COVID-19 questions, and the legal profession is working to answer them, in ABAJournal, June 29 2020

Charleston Together joins with Lowcountry Local First in hope to raise $100,000 for nonprofits and small businesses, in Charleston City Paper June 28, 2020

Lowcountry Local First partners on Charleston Together Initiative Fund, in The Chronicle, June 25, 2020

Local Works growing into new, larger space, in Charleston Regional Business Journal, June 25, 2020

Free legal clinic helping Lowcountry businesses survive Coronavirus pandemic, in ABC News 4, June 1, 2020

Charleston businesses hit hard by coronavirus bear brunt of riot damage, in The Post & Courier, May 31, 2020

Commentary: Will we have the guts to do things differently?, in The Post & Courier, May 15, 2020

One Region Releases Strategy and Guidelines to Safely Reopen Tri-county Area , in The Daniel Island News, May 11, 2020

Lowcountry Local First Advocates A New Normal For Charleston’s Economic Future, in The Chronicle, May 10, 2020

From Brunch Takeout to Dancing Lessons, Carolina Restaurants Get Creative, in Charleston Eater, April 23, 2020

Without annual Chef’s Potluck fundraiser, Grassroots Wine offering discount cases to benefit Lowcountry Local First and local restaurants, in Charleston City Paper, April 24, 2020

Helping Out for April 22, 2020, in Charleston Regional Business Journal, April 22, 2020

How you can “adopt” a Charleston restaurant during crisis, in Charleston Currents, April 20, 2020

Help a Charleston eatery and their employees by ‘Adopting’ a local restaurant, in Charleston City Paper, April 18, 2020

How to support local restaurants and out of work staff in CHS Today, April 17, 2020

As independents face grim future, Charleston nonprofit asks diners to ‘Adopt a Restaurant’ in The Post & Courier, April 17, 2020

Lowcountry Local First offering online “Local Social” and other resources for Charleston businesses affected by COVID-19, in Charleston City Paper, April 8, 2020

GOOD NEWS: It’s really time to lift a glass or two in Charleston Currents, April 6, 2020

Coping with COVID: Lowcountry Local First in Charleston Regional Business Journal, March 30, 2020

Lowcountry Local First put together a huge list of local businesses you can support right now. in CHS Today, March 26, 2020

Charleston defers proposal that would float local small business loans, citing “fluid” situation with coronavirus recovery, in Charleston City Paper, March 26, 2020

Charleston professors giving free help to local businesses with COVID-19 questions in The Post & Courier, March 26, 2020

SBA economic disaster loan webinar a hot ticket in SC, in The Post & Courier, March 25, 2020

Restaurants, business owners searching for solutions after Governor’s order to limit customers, on Count on 2 News, March 18, 2020, on 105.5 The Bridge, March 20, 2020

Restaurants, business owners searching for solutions after Governor’s order to limit customers, in Count on 2 News, March 18, 2020

Commentary: You can help keep our community afloat during the COVID-19 crisis, in The Post & Courier, March 17, 2020

Haley: How Charleston leaders, businesses, and residents can support the local community through the coronavirus crisis, in Charleston City Paper, March 16, 2020

LLF’s Good Business Summit explores local business in an online world, in Charleston City Paper, February 13, 2020

Lowcountry Local First Congratulates First Graduating Class of the Community Business Academy, in The Charleston Chronicle, February 7, 2020

What a Chief Philosopher had to say in Charleston about sustainable business, in Post & Courier Business Newsletter, January 27, 2020

At a number of Charleston-area culinary nonprofits, boards are still dominated by men, in Post & Courier, January 27, 2020

Good Business Summit focuses on sustainability, in Charleston Regional Business Journal, January 15, 2020

Small Charleston-area farm getting boost from SC grant for agriculture innovation, in Post & Courier, January 6, 2020

Gellatly: Vote with your dollars for local businesses in 2020, in Charleston City Paper, January 1, 2020

SC is one of the fastest-growing states. Here are the places people are moving from, in Post & Courier, December 26, 2019

From “house-made” to “pop-up” 10 years of jargon in Charleston dining rooms, in Charleston City Paper, December 24, 2019

New program gives Charleston-area entrepreneurs a boost to start their business, in Post & Courier, December 23, 2019

LLF’s Local Works hosts art exhibition for local artist Alexandria Searles, in Charleston City Paper, December 5, 2019

Local Business Summit, in Post & Courier, December 2, 2019

‘Buy Local Month’ Taking Place in the Lowcountry, in ABC News 4, December 1, 2019

SC Ports awards over $128K in grants to nonprofits, organizations, in Moultrie News, November 29, 2019

Average holiday shopper will spend $1,050; Charleston group asks you to buy local first , in Post & Courier, November 27, 2019

Lowcountry Local first will host a reception for Morowa Mosai, in Post & Courier, November 27, 2019

20+ local deals for Black Friday and Shop Small Saturday and Sunday , in Charleston City Paper,, November 27, 2019

Lowcountry Local First awarded $50,000 grant by Bank of America, in Charleston City Paper, November 24, 2019

What local experts had to say about the future of Charleston’s economy, in Post & Courier, November 21, 2019

Bank of America Names Lowcountry Local First as Its Inaugural Neighborhood Champion in Charleston, in The Chronicle, November 19, 2019

Charleston’s Buy Local Month, in 103.5 WEZL, November 18, 2019

Bank of America Names Lowcountry Local First as Its Inaugural Neighborhood Champion, in CRBJ Biz Wire, November 18, 2019

Buy Local Month has Begun!, in Holy City Sinner, November 17, 2019

Buy local this month with these 20+ holiday markets, in Charleston City Paper, November 8, 2019

Lowcountry Local First hosts Patagonia’s Vincent Stanley at February’s Good Business Summit , in Charleston City Paper, November 7, 2019

City of Charleston helping businesses transition away from single-use plastics, in Live5 News, October 30, 2019

Lowcountry Local First’s Good Enterprises initiative welcomes 24 students into first Community Business Academy in North Charleston, in The Charleston Chronicle, October 28, 2019

FIG and The Ordinary will host inaugural Charleston Oyster Social at Bowens Island, in Charleston City Paper, October 28, 2019

Reynolds Avenue revitalization still has a ways to go. Some say that’s not a bad thing., in Post & Courier, October 28, 2019

Charleston will offer workshops for businesses eliminating single-use plastics, in Charleston City Paper, October 24, 2019

Middleton Place cultivates inaugural fall festival celebrating their organic farm , in Charleston City Paper, October 23, 2019

City to host workshops to assist with plastics transition Charleston Regional Business Journal, October 22, 2019

C.T. Burton and Steve Fletcher from Lowcountry Local First Building Charleston Podcast – Episode 19, October 17, 2019

The Ordinary Hosts an Oyster Extravaganza at Bowen’s Island Eater Charleston, October 16, 2019

Nominations now being accepted for inaugural Local First Awards The Chronicle, October 14, 2019

Lowcountry Local First now accepting nominations for the Local First Awards, in Charleston City Paper, October 15, 2019

How Charleston’s mayoral candidates will prioritize pedestrians, cyclists and alternative transit , in Charleston City Paper, October 1, 2019

How 2019 Charleston mayoral candidates will support minority owned businesses , in Charleston City Paper, September 30, 2019

Rising Tide Capital Announces National Expansion Partnerships in 3 Major Cities to Work with Underserved Entrepreneurs, in Marketplace.org, September 26, 2019

Rising Tide Capital launches national partnership network to support vulnerable entrepreneurs , in ROI- New Jersey, September 25, 2019

How 2019 Charleston mayoral candidates will keep homegrown businesses local , in Charleston City Paper, September 18, 2019

How 2019 Charleston mayoral candidates will help improve business permitting , in Charleston City Paper, September 11, 2019

Lowcountry Local First has all the (local) resources you need to recover from Hurricane Dorian, in Charleston City Paper, September 5, 2019

Rep. Joe Cunningham Gives Local Farmers a ‘Seat at the Table’, in The Daniel Island News, September 4, 2019

Cunningham holds listening session with Lowcountry agricultural community, in Live5 News, August 27, 2019

Some Sage, er, Fern Advice from Amy Gangi of Leaf Me Alone Plant Club, in Charleston City Paper, August 7, 2019

SC Hires and Promotions in The Post and Courier, July 29, 2019

7th Annual Charleston Beer Week Set for September in CRBJ Biz Wire, July 28, 2019

Lowcountry Local First hopes to cultivate new businesses with entrepreneurship course  in Charleston City Paper, July 24, 2019

S.C. Farmer, Alum from Clemson Wins Top Honor at 80, in The T&D, July 21, 2019

Hospitality and Tourism: On the Menu for July 9, 2019, in SC Biz News, July 9, 2019

What’s Poppin: 35+ Ways to Eat, Drink, and Be Merry This Week, in Charleston City Paper, July 8, 2019

Networking Groups in Charleston, in CHSToday.com Charleston, July 8, 2019

Supporting the Local Economy in Our Own Backyard, on Fox 24 Charleston, July 1, 2019

Folly Beach ordinance strives to protect the town’s character, whatever that means, in Charleston City Paper, Jun 19, 2019

June Skirt Tables, in Skirt., June 19, 2019

Hamby Catering And Vertical Roots Partner To Serve Locally Sourced Lettuce, in Holy City Sinner, June 11, 2019

Lowcountry Local First Welcomes Two New Staff Members, in Charleston Chronicle, June 9, 2019

Lowcountry Local First Welcomes Two New Staff Members, in CRBJ Biz Wire, June 5, 2019

SC Business Calendar: Flooding Forum, in The Post and Courier, June 3, 2019

Learn: Storms & Flooding: Is Your Business Prepared?, in CHStoday.com, May 31, 2019

Jamee Haley interview, in Quintin’s Close-Ups, May 30, 2019

Lowcountry Local First Hosts Storm Preparedness Workshop For Local Businesses, in The Chronicle, May 22, 2019

Workshop: Preparing Your Business For Storms & Flooding, in  CRBJ BizWire, May 22, 2019

Flooding Forum, in The Post and Courier, May 6, 2019

Support Local, Buy Local!, in Charleston Foodies on a Budget, Apr 25, 2019

The Palmetto Rose Project Sets Out to Nurture Black Artists and Avenge Gentrification’s Effects, in The Chronicle, Apr 4, 2019

April is Eat Local Month in the Lowcountry, on ABC News 4, Apr 15, 2019

Support ‘Eat Local Month’ with a delicious challenge, on Fox 24 Charleston, Apr 12, 2019

Charleston Farmers Market kicks off this Saturday with new vegan and CBD vendors, free chef tastings, and bluegrass jams, in Charleston City Paper, Apr 11, 2019

Metanoia Continues Building Businesses and Communities, in Black News Portal, Apr 4, 2019

Metanoia Continues Building Businesses and Communities, in The Chronicle, Apr 4, 2019

Your guide to this season’s farmers markets around Charleston, in The Post and Courier, Apr 3, 2019

Daily Digest: First-time Eat Local Challenger snacks on pre-shift cheese, chorizo, cookies, in The Post and Courier, Apr 3, 2019

CompostNow launches Charleston home pick-up service today, in Charleston City Paper, Apr 1, 2019

Lowcountry Local First Chef’s Potluck, in Skirt Magazine, Apr 1, 2019

Lowcountry Local First launches business academy, in Charleston Regional Business Journal, Mar 5, 2019

Avenue for Change, in Charleston Magazine, March 2019

Lowcountry Local First to launch new “Good Enterprises” initiative in Fall 2019, in The Charleston Chronicle, Feb 22, 2019

Lowcountry Local First hopes its Community Business Academy will help cultivate local entrepreneurs, in Charleston City Paper Feb 18, 2019

Preserving the true value of community through small business, in The Post and Courier, Feb 17, 2019

Lowcountry Local First’s popular Chef’s Potluck returns to Middleton Place this April, on Charleston City Paper Feb 7, 2019

Tecklenburg lays out plans to harness floodwaters as McMaster focuses on state schools, on Fox 24 News Jan 29, 2019

Rep. JA Moore, Others Continue to Aid Government Employees After Shutdown, on Fox 24 News Jan 29, 2019

Lowcountry Local First to host “Creating Social Impact Through Business” workshop February 6, on Black News Portal, Jan 26, 2019

Lowcountry Local First to host “Creating Social Impact Through Business” workshop February 6, on The Chronicle, Jan 25, 2019

New Charleston reps urge local businesses to give back to communities affected by government shutdown, on Charleston City Paper, Jan 25, 2019

Clemson Extension partnering on Resource Rodeo for S.C. farmers, on Morning Ag Clips, Jan 23, 2019

Three degree guarantee check presentation to Lowcountry Local First, on News 2, Jan 15, 2019

It’s 2019: Are you ready?, in Charleston Regional Business Journal, Jan 4, 2019

Lowcountry Local First will hold its 2019 annual meeting, in The Post and Courier, Jan 3, 2019

Folly Beach restricts ‘formula’ businesses, in Charleston Regional Business Journal, Dec 14, 2018

Everything You Absolutely Must Do in Charleston This Winter, in Thrillist, Dec 4, 2018

Local shops get the love, in Charleston Regional Business Journal, Dec 7, 2018

Shoppers urged to Buy Local on Small Business Saturday, in The Post and Courier, Nov 23, 2018

Holiday Shopping: Saturday marks ‘Small Business Saturday’ in the Lowcountry, on News 2, Nov 23, 2018

As Abundant Seafood matures, owners intensify search for Charleston area retail location, in The Post and Courier, Nov 20, 2018

Holy City Sinner’s fun ways to end November, on Fox 24 News, Nov 19, 2018

Building Lasting Relationships in our Community that Matter, on Fox 24 News, Nov 15, 2018

Buy Local Month returns, in The Post and Courier, Nov 14, 2018

Folly Beach City Council passes second & final reading to ban chain businesses in downtown area, on News 2, Nov 13, 2018

Tenth Annual Lowcountry Field Feast, in Garden & Gun, November 11, 2018

Shop ’til you Drop, in The Charleston City Paper, Nov 8, 2018

2019 Growing New Farmers Program applications now open, in BlackNewsPortal.com, Nov 7, 2018

2019 Growing New Farmers Program applications now open, in The Charleston Chronicle, Nov 6, 2018

Kiawah River partners with Lowcountry Local First to cultivate community farm, in The Charleston Chronicle, Nov 2, 2018

Call for applications to 2019 “Growing New Farmers” program, in The James Island Bugle, Nov 3, 2018

Johns Island development Kiawah River partners with LLF to cultivate onsite farm, in The Charleston City Paper, Nov 2, 2018

Lowcountry Local First now accepting applications for 2019 Growing New Farmers Program, in The Charleston City Paper, Nov 1, 2018

Get excited shoppers: Buy Local Month kicks off Thurs, Nov 15, in The Charleston City Paper, Nov 1, 2018

Restauranteurs say culture critical to companies’ success, in Charleston Regional Business Journal, Oct 30, 2018

Traffic, transportation issues tied to housing affordability, in Charleston Regional Business Journal, Oct 30, 2018

4 Charleston chefs who prove Brussels sprouts aren’t just for Thanksgiving anymore, in The Post and Courier, Oct 24, 2018

No Mickey D’s. No Chick-Fil-A. This SC beach wants to ban chain restaurants, in The State, Oct 23, 2018

South Carolina island considers banning chain businesses, in US News, Oct 23, 2018

South Carolina island considers banning chain businesses, in The Charlotte Observer, Oct 23, 2018

South Carolina island considers banning chain businesses, in The Miami Herald, Oct 23, 2018

The Agenda: Folly Beach may ban chain businesses, in The Charleston City Paper, Oct 23, 2018

Folly Beach to consider ban on chain businesses, on 94.3 WSC, Oct 23, 2018

Folly Beach to consider ban on chain businesses, on Live5 News, Oct 23, 2018

Folly Beach considers banning chain restaurants, stores on the island, in The Sumter Item, Oct 23, 2018

Folly Beach may ban chain restaurants and stores to keep itself unique, in The Post and Courier, Oct 22, 2018

Free community block party aims for an economically vibrant Reynolds Ave, in The Charleston Chronicle, Oct 15, 2018

Lowcountry Local First and SBA share Hurricane Florence recovery loan resources, on The Bridge 105.5, Oct 9, 2018

TRIO reflections: The Good Business Summit, on Trio-Solutions.com, Oct 2, 2018

Charleston locals pick their favorite food trucks, in The Post and Courier, Sept 12, 2018

Local businesses react to the opening of big box restaurant suppliers, on Charleston City Paper, Sept 12, 2018

Exclusive Jamee Haley interview, on Quintin’s Close-Ups, Aug 31, 2018

Lowcountry Local First partners with Clemson Cooperative Extension to offer 8-week intensive in Agriculture Business Planning, on CRBJ BizWire, Aug 19, 2018

Industry execs: More development headed for the Lowcountry, in Charleston Regional Business Journal, Aug 16, 2018

Lowcountry Local First with Evans, featuring Agriculture Business Planning Course, on The Bridge 105.5FM, Aug 13, 2018

Call for applicants to the 2018 agricultural business planning course, in Moultrie News, Aug 10, 2018

Building Lasting Relationships in our Community that Matter, on Fox 24 News, Aug 9, 2018

Artist Christopher “kolpeace” Johnson raising funds and taking requests to further his blossoming career through grad school, in The Charleston Chronicle, July 18, 2018

Blackbaud nonprofit of the match: Lowcountry Local First, on TheCharlestonBattery.com, July 12, 2018

Lowcountry Local First on Live & Local Mornings, featuring Local Works, on 105.5 The Bridge, July 9, 2018

South Carolina Business Calendar, featuring the Good Business Summit, on The Post and Courier, July 8, 2018

Charleston-area hires and promotions, on The Post and Courier, July 2, 2018

Locals pay tribute to Richard “Box” Bachschmidt, on The Charleston City Paper, June 29, 2018

C0- operation in Charleston, on PBS, June 28, 2018

Holy Spokes! Anniversary Bike Ride, on CocktailBandits.com, June 16, 2018

#CHSweekender: June 15-17, 2018, on CHSToday.com, June 15, 2018

Police revive outreach to Hispanics: ‘We are all North Charleston citizens’, in The Post and Courier, June 14, 2018

• Lowcountry Local First on Live & Local Mornings, featuring Local Works, on 105.5 The Bridge, June 8, 2018

Box in the Morning: Move Your Money Week, in Box in the Morning podcast, June 7, 2018

Why You Should Choose Local When it Comes to Banking, in Fox 24 News, June 4, 2018

Holy Spokes burns 4 million calories in first year of bike sharing, in The Post and Courier, June 4, 2018

Lowcountry Local First wants you to move your money next week, in The Charleston City Paper, June 1, 2018

Lowcountry Local First on Live & Local Mornings, on The Bridge 105.5FM, May 14, 2018

South Carolina business calendar (Hiring & Retaining Talent workshop), in Post and Courier, May 14, 2018

Lowcountry Local First welcomes new Director of Development, on CRBJ BizWire, May 11, 2018

Why you should eat Dockery’s shipping-container grown greens, on Charleston Eater, May 10, 2018

Lewis Barbecue hosts 6th annual Jerky Off, on Charleston Eater, May 8, 2018

What’s Poppin: 12 Ways to Feast this Week, on Charleston City Paper, May 7, 2018

#EatLocalChallenge, on ILoveThatForYou.com, April 24, 2018

Top 5 Locavore Restaurants in Charleston – Eat Local Challenge, on PlateSouth.com, April 24, 2018

Lowcountry Local First’s Good Farming Video Spotlight, on Fresh Data Network, April 23, 2018

Jamee Haley – Lowcountry Local First, on VisionKeepers Podcast, April 22, 2018

Lowcountry Local First’s 11th annual Chef’s Potluck, on The Bridge 105.5, April 16, 2018

Urban gardening experts use companion planting to attract pollinators, deter pests, improve soil, in The Post and Courier, April 14, 2018

Grab some free eats from Magnolia’s and Glass Onion tomorrow at the Charleston Farmers Market, in Charleston City Paper, April 13, 2018

Learn how you can support our local farmers, in Fox 24 News, April 5, 2018

Eat Local Challenge off to a sweet spot, in The Post and Courier, April 4, 2018

Eating local isn’t hard to do in Charleston in April, in The Post and Courier, April 3, 2018

Farmers Market set to open in April, in Live 5 News, April 3, 2018

On the Menu: Eat Local Challenge, in Charleston Regional Business Journal, April 3, 2018

Former LLF Creative in Residence Tyquan Morton self-publishes first book of poetry, in Charleston City Paper, April 2, 2018

Lowcountry Local First launches 7th annual Eat Local Challenge, on CRDA.org, April 2, 2018

Lowcountry Local First’s Eat Local Challenge, on WCIV ABC News 4, April 2, 2018

Community Challenged to Eat Local in the Month of April, on WTMA News Talk, April 1, 2018

Community Challenged to Eat Local in the Month of April, on WCBD News 2, April 1, 2018

Lowcountry Local First launches 7th annual Eat Local Challenge, in James Island Bugle, March 26, 2018

27 million square feet of office space, on CHSToday, March 23, 2018

Lowcountry residents make last trip to Toys R Us, on WCBD News 2, March 15, 2018

Local Works of Lowcountry Local First, in SMAD-CON Blog, February 27, 2018

Lowcountry Local First grows and supports farmers, in The Post and Courier, February 11, 2018

Keeping SC’s agricultural history alive with a new crop of farmers, on Fox News 24, February 2, 2018

The Gullah Lady announces “What’s Your Story?”, on The Charleston Chronicle, February 4, 2018

Food & Bev Forecast, in Charleston Magazine, February 1, 2018

The Gullah Lady announces workshop series, on HolyCitySinner.com, January 31, 2018

Ten reasons locals love Charleston, on HolyCitySinner.com, January 28, 2018

Small Bites: Lowcountry Local First, in Edible Charleston, January 26, 2018

The importance of buying local, loving and investing in your team, and fighting for the underdog, in GDS Entrepreneur, January 16, 2018

Lowcountry Local First announces two new Creatives in Residence, in The Charleston City Paper, January 5, 2018

Lowcountry businesses respond to winter storm, in The Charleston Regional Business Journal, January 3, 2018

Lowcountry Local First makes big differences in 10th year, in The Charleston Currents, January 1, 2018

Lowcountry Local First and Enough Pie put art outside, in The Charleston City Paper, December 27, 2017

Holiday Happenings from Warren Wise, in The Post and Courier, December 13, 2017

Freeloaders: Free to be in the holiday spirit, in The Charleston City Paper, December 11, 2017

Road Trip from Mexico to Canada: Experiencing Local Food, in FoodTank.com, December 10, 2017

Small Businesses are the Heart and Soul of Our Community, on Fox 24 News, December 7, 2017

Retail: Downtown Charleston events offered for holiday shoppers, in The Post and Courier, December 6, 2017

Shop at M. Dumas, Croghan’s, and more at next Thursday’s Buy Local Holiday Crawl, in Charleston City Paper, December 5, 2017

Apply now to join Lowcountry Local First’s Growing New Farmers Program, in Charleston City Paper, December 4, 2017

Chews Local, on CisternYard,com, December 4, 2017

Palmetto State offers plenty of gifts for home that go the extra mile, in The Post and Courier, December 2, 2017

CofC panel on King Street brainstorms on how to save local businesses, in Charleston City Paper, November 30, 2017

Lowcountry Local First welcomes new Engagement Coordinator, in Charleston BizWire, November 29, 2017

Lowcountry Local First wins national growth accelerator contest, in Charleston Regional Business Journal, November 28, 2017

Good News: Where you can buy local, in Charleston Currents, November 27, 2017

Shoppers urged to buy local on Small Business Saturday, in The Post and Courier, November 23, 2017

Lowcountry Local First’s Buy Local Month campaign starts today, in The Charleston City Paper, November 15, 2017

Belk to give away $2 million in gift cards on Thanksgiving, Black Friday; pre-holiday retail events ramping up in Charleston, in Post and Courier, November 8, 2017

Wonder Works hosts Holiday Elfstravaganza Nov. 11, in Moultrie News, November 8, 2017

20 restaurants face off in annual Charleston Mac Off, in Post and Courier, November 1, 2017

Shop Small for the Holidays, in Skirt Mag, November 2017 Issue

SBA Announces 20 Growth Accelerator Fund Competition Recipients, in PR News Wire, US SBA, October 30, 2017

Nonprofits recruit businesses to North Charleston retail unit, in The Charleston Regional Business Journal, October 30, 2017

Backpack Journalists visit Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, in Backpack Journalists, October 20, 2017

Coming to terms with food terms, in The State, October 4, 2017

Summit encourages creativity in business, on ABC News 4, September 28, 2017

How to Build a Company with Profit and Purpose, on Fox 24 News, September 19, 2017

Cooking with Good Catch: Lowcountry Local First, on SCAquarium.org, September 19, 2017

September Calendar, in Charleston Currents, September 19, 2017

Metanoia and Lowcountry Local First collaborate for Reynolds Ave Community Storefront Project Opportunity, in The Charleston Chronicle, September 16, 2017

Sustainably Stylish and Uniquely Local, on glassecosurfaces.com, August 30, 2017

Good Business Summit, on WCIV ABC News 4’s Lowcountry Live, August 28, 2017

Lowcountry Local First running competition for aspiring entrepreneurs, on WCBD Ch. 2 Morning News, August 27, 2017

Space program (Community Storefront Project), on The Post and Courier, August 21, 2017

Lowcountry Local First launches Community Storefront Project, on HolyCitySinner.com, August 16, 2017

“Town Proud” Local Certified Business Program reaches 100 participants within its first year, in CRBJ BizWire, August 7, 2017

LLF, Charleston Moves, One80 Place, and more discuss biking and walking in Charleston on Tues, Aug 22, on The Charleston City Paper, August 7, 2017

Is SC doing enough to grow, maintain small businesses?, on The Statehouse Report, August 4, 2017

Charleston County Economic Development ready to help local businesses grow, on Charleston Regional Business Journal, August 1, 2017

Lowcountry Local First celebrates and supports the heart of Charleston, on Fox 24 News, July 27, 2017

Hidden gems of Azalea Drive’s entertainment scene are being brought to light, in The Post and Courier, July 26, 2017

Charleston named the No. 1 city in the U.S. again, No. 2 in the world, in The Post and Courier, July 11, 2017

Public comment window extended for seismic testing and offshore drilling, on WCBD News 2, July 6, 2017

Why shop local? Because every dollar you spend shapes Charleston, in Charleston City Paper, July 6, 2017

Is culinary success spoiling Charleston?, in USA Today, June 30, 2017

Lowcountry Local First announces Luminary Award recipients, in CRBJ Biz Wire, June 26, 2017

Lowcountry Local First awards 10 ‘local luminaries’, in Charleston City Paper, June 23, 2017

Thinking Inside the Box – Tiger Corner Farms, in Azalea Magazine’s Summer 2017 issue

Lowcountry Local First offers new services for businesses, in Charleston Regional Business Journal, June 1, 2017

Collective Force + Lowcountry Local First, on ABC News 4’s Lowcountry Live, May 25, 2017

Networking in Charleston: Lowcountry Local First, on rootedid.com, May 18, 2017

Lowcountry Local First Launches New Services to Help Locals Open and Stay in Business, in The CRBJ Biz Wire, May 18, 2017

Upshoot – Growth indicators for North Charleston are sprouting in residents’ yards, in NOLO Magazine, Post and Courier, April 20, 2017

College partnership growing the next generation of farmers, in College Today, College of Charleston, April 19, 2017

She has a taste for vegetables all day long, in Post and Courier, April 12, 2017

Supporting homegrown and independently-owned businesses, on Fox 24 News Now, April 11, 2017

Eat Local Month kickoff, in queenofthefoodage.com, April 5, 2017

Double dose of shrimp helps Kate Little eat local, in Post and Courier, April 5, 2017

Eat Local Challenge with Lowcountry Local First, on WCIV ABC News 4, April 5, 2017

Eat Local Challenge: Compost in My Shoe, on PlateSouth.com, April 5, 2017

Glass Onion Partners with Lowcountry Local First for Charity Tasting, on HolyCitySinner.com, April 2, 2017

Can James Islanders eat local for a month?, on JamesIslandBugle.com, March 27, 2017

Eat Local Month and the Eat Local Challenge Start April 1, on HolyCitySinner.com, March 16, 2017

Magnolia Heirloom Plant Sale, on WCIV ABC News 4’s Lowcountry Live, March 9, 2017

Main Street’s Social Capital, in IfYouWereMayor.com, March 6, 2017

#Love a Local, in The Scout Guide Charleston, March 3, 2017

“O” is for Octopus, in The Folly Current, March 3, 2017

Applications Open for 2017 Growing New Farmers Program, in FoodTank.com, February 22, 2017

News 2 I-Team Consumer Report: Benefits to in-store shopping, in WCBD News 2, February 16, 2017

Lowcountry Local First celebrates 10 year anniversary, in The CRBJ Biz Wire, February 14, 2017

Lowcountry Local First launches art installation across the community, in Charleston City Paper, February 14, 2017

Lowcountry Local First on Making it Grow, in SC Public Radio, February 10, 2017

Love a Local campaign uses local artists to celebrate local businesses, in Live 5 News, February 10, 2017

Spreading the LOVE – Love a Local, in The Moultrie News, February 7, 2017

Lowcountry Local First names board, new engagement coordinator, in The CRBJ Biz Wire, February 7, 2017

Growing New Farmers recruiting next crop of farmers, in The Post and Courier, February 7, 2017

Lowcountry Local First now accepting applications for Growing New Farmers Program, in Planting Seeds, Feb-Mar 2017 Issue

Lowcountry Local First opens applications for Growing New Farmers Program, in The Holy City Sinner, January 29, 2017

2017 Growing New Farmers Program now accepting applications, in The Charleston Chronicle, January 26, 2017

The 25 most powerful food and beverage industry players in Charleston, in The Post & Courier, January 25, 2017

50 Most Influential, in Charleston Business Magazine, January 10, 2017

Local boost, in The Post and Courier, November 27, 2016

Small Business Saturday focuses on shopping local, in The Post and Courier, November 26, 2016

Lowcountry Local First awarded $50,000 for Local Works, in Moultrie News, November 18, 2016

Apply now for Lowcountry Local First’s Creative in Residence Program, in Charleston City Paper, November 17, 2016

Meet some of the makers at this Saturday’s Buy Local Block Party, in Charleston City Paper, November 10, 2016

Local Works: Co-working space for freelancers, entrepreneurs and small business owners, in Charleston Regional Business Journal, November 7, 2016

Few firms try for B Corp certification / Tips from a business owner about growing with purpose, in Charleston Regional Business Journal, October 18, 2016

11 SC food organizations recognized for innovative food, agriculture programs, in The State, October 12, 2016

Rebekah Collinsworth joins Lowcountry Local First, in The CRBJ BizWire.com, October 12, 2016

Keep it local – get certified and brag about it, in The Moultrie News, September 9, 2016

Local business calendar, in The Post and Courier, September 9, 2016

Growing Your Own Food a Healthy Choice, in The Post and Courier, September 3, 2016

Lowcountry Local First to host 4th annual Good Business Summit on Sept 15, in The CRBJ BizWire.com, August 25, 2016

North Charleston to take part in Invest Health initiative, in The CRBJ BizWire.com, May 18, 2016

Jamee Haley to represent Charleston County as SC Ambassador for Economic Development, in The CRBJ BizWire.com, May 5, 2016

Eat like a local at Chef’s Potluck held by Lowcountry Local First, in The Post and Courier, April 21, 2016

Lowcountry Local First helps farmers grow careers, in The Charleston Regional Business Journal, April 12, 2016

Know your farmer, know your food, in The JI Messenger, April 7, 2016

2016 Farmers Markets spring up across the Lowcountry, in WCIV ABC News 4, April 5, 2016

Eat Local Challenge encourages participants to shift spending towards local food and drink, in The Moultrie News, April 5, 2016

What’s Happening in April, in The Daily Meal, April 4, 2016

Eat Local Month and Challenge are both underway, in Holy City Sinner, April 4, 2016

Innovators Changing the South (featuring Nikki Kelley), in Southern Living, April 1, 2016

Lowcountry Local First’s Eat Local Challenge, on WCIV’s Lowcountry Live, March 31, 2016

Lowcountry Local First’s Eat Local Challenge, in The JI Messenger, March 31, 2016

Wertimer earns Marketer of the Year honors at Charleston AMA’s Spark! Awards, in The Palmetto Business Daily, March 23, 2016

Charleston Farmers Market returning with new logo, new vendors, in The Post and Courier, March 23, 2016

Pop-up co-working space comes to Rewined in Charleston on Friday, in Charleston Regional Business Journal, March 22, 2016

• Dirt Works training new generation of family farmers in South Carolina, page 38-39 of Produce News’ Volume 119, No. 6, March 21, 2016

• A Farm Mentor Makes All the Difference, in Carolina Farm Stewardship Association’s Growers Toolbox, March 8, 2016

• Local companies thrive within coworking space, in Charleston Regional Business Journal’s BizWire, February 14, 2016

• Jamee Haley’s Local Works coworking space thriving in Charleston, in BALLE’s bealocalist.org, February 8, 2016

• Lowcountry Local First Offers Certificate in Sustainable Agriculture through College of Charleston JobBridge Program, in CharlestonChronicle.net, February 5, 2016

• Lowcountry Local First Announces 2016 Board of Directors, in Charleston Regional Business Journal’s BizWire, January 31, 2016

• Co-working gaining momentum in Charleston, in Charleston Regional Business Journal, January 19, 2016

• Co-working spaces pop into Charleston area, in The Post and Courier, January 9, 2016

• A New Local Hope, in This Should Be a Podcast – Charleston Regional Business Journal, December 18, 2015

• Letter: Buy Local, in The Post and Courier, December 11, 2015

• Rising rents follow growth on Upper King Street, in Charleston Regional Business Journal, December 7, 2015

• Your Holiday Gift Guide, mentioned in Charleston Regional Business Journal’s Podcast, episode 25, December 3, 2015

• Rising rent and a slow, paper-work driven permit process are pushing local businesses away, in Charleston City Paper, December 2, 2015

• Small Business Saturday Focuses on Local Shopping, in The Post and Courier, November 27, 2015

• Dear Future Mayor of Charleston, in Charleston Regional Business Journal, November 16 – November 29, 2015

• Charleston’s Coolest Offices, on Charleston Regional Development Alliance blog, November 23, 2015

• Golden Tickets, a Block Party and LLF’s Mad Love for All Things Local, in Daniel Island News, November 18, 2015

• Buy Local Month Began Today, on HolyCitySinner.com, November 15, 2015

• After the flood; Johns Island farmers move forward, in JIMessenger.com, November 5, 2015

• Lowcountry Local First Golden Ticket contest to push for local purchases, in Charleston Regional Business Journal, November 3, 2015

• Lowcountry Local First announces Willy Wonka-esque golden ticket contest, in Charleston City Paper, October 29, 2015

• Floods affect local farmers and restaurants, video interview on WCBD News 2, October 26, 2015

• Lowcountry to celebrate fifth national Food Day’s theme of ‘moving toward a greener diet’, in The Post and Courier, October 20, 2015

• South Carolina organizations recognized for cultivating a better food system, in The State, October 19, 2015

• Lowcountry growers could face the next flood with crop insurance, in The Post and Courier, October 14, 2015

• Promoting and Supporting Local Independent Farms in South Carolina, on FoodTank.com, October 10, 2015

• Time to Reimagine Our Economic Development Model, in Charleston Regional Business Journal, October 5, 2015

• Hundreds attend Charleston mayoral forum downtown, by WCBD News 2, October 1, 2015

• Voters pack Charleston Music Hall to hear from remaining Charleston mayoral candidates, by WCSC Live 5 News, October 1, 2015

• Mayor candidates tell how they would handle Charleston growth, by Post and Courier, October 1, 2015

Support Innovative Initiatives to Create Affordable Commercial Space, in Charleston Regional Business Journal, September 21, 2015

• Greenville Chamber’s Minority Business Accelerator wins SBA funds, with Local Works mention, in GSA Business, August 11, 2015

 Lowcountry Local First’s Local Works earns $50,000 in SBA competition by Charleston Regional Business Journal, August 5, 2015

• Asheville businesses fight to keep downtown local with quote by Jamee Haley, in Asheville Citizen-Times, July 24, 2015

• Lowcountry is hosting third annual GOODBusiness Summit by Moultrie News, July 19, 2015

• Homegrown Cuisine & Coworking in Charleston, SC by WorkBar Boston, July 2015

•”Meaty Issues” article written by Nikki Seibert Kelley for Charleston City Paper, July 15, 2015

• 30 Incubators and Funding Resources for Farms and Food by Food Tank, July 13, 2015

Partnering with Next Generation Farmers by Saving Land, Land Trust Alliance, Summer 2015

Announcing the one-year Anniversary of Local Coworking Space by Moultrie News, July 9, 2015

Lowcountry Local First honored by SBA Charleston Regional Business Journal, April 9, 2015

Island Insight April Newsletter Sea Islands Chamber of Commerce, April 2, 2015

Eating local in this week’s 5 Around Town Live 5 News, April 2, 2015

Lowcountry Local First’s Eat Local Challenge News 2 WCBD, April 2, 2015

2015 Eat Local Challenge InTown Newsletter, April 2, 2015

April is Eat Local Month Ted’s Butcherblock Newsletter, April 1, 2015

Eat Local Month encourages shift in dining to boost local economy Charleston Regional Business Journal, March 30, 2015

Local CSAs Now Accepting Subscribers The Post and Courier, March 27, 2015

LLF Launches 4th Annual Eat Local Month Moultrie News, March 25, 2015

LLF Launches 4th Annual Eat Local Challenge The Charleston Chronicle, March 24, 2015

Eat Local and Win Big Moultrie News, March 21, 2015

Eat Local Challenge The Green Connection, March 19, 2015

The Eat Local Challenge Begins on April 1st Holy City Sinner, March 18, 2015

On the Menu for March 17, 2015 Charleston Regional Business Journal, March 17, 2015

• Entrepreneurs capitalize on funding options  Charleston Regional Business Journal, March 10, 2015

• Charleston – Events – Chef’s Potluck  Charleston CVB, February 25, 2015

Charleston News – Eat Local Month Charleston CVB, February 25, 2015

Food to the Masses Charleston City Paper, February 4, 2015

• Workshop to focus on helping local businesses find access to capital  Charleston Regional Business Journal, January 26, 2014

Lowcountry Local First offers certificate in Sustainable Agriculture for farmer apprentices Moultrie News, January 26, 2015

• Workshop educates local business in finance Moultrie News, January 21, 2015

• Local compost company reduces waste by 100,000 pounds ABC News 4 Charleston, January 17, 2015

LLF to Host Connecting to Capital to Help Businesses Launch or Grow  The Charleston Chronicle, January 14, 2015

Lowcountry Local First – Jamee Haley Interview If You Were Mayor, January 9, 2015

Why Buy Locally Owned? The Green Connection, January 8, 2015

Larry Downey Local Works Interview Tech Life Podcast Interview, December 30, 2015

A collaborative, multi-agency Farm-To-School Initiative is set to go statewide Moultrie News, December 16, 2014 

Lowcountry Local First Answers Farmers’ Labor Questions The Post and Courier, December 16, 2014

Cofc farm-to-school program takes off across SC with Boeing, MUSC ABC News 4, December 16, 2014

Why think local? It’s simple really. The Post and Courier (Letter to the Editor), December 13, 2014

A Weekend Full of Free-Range Gifts and Sex Bruises Charleston City Paper, November 26, 2014 

Local Businesses Get the Spotlight at Inaugural “Block Party” The Post and Courier, November 22, 2014 

Incubator Farms: Launching Farm Businesses & Creating Community Carolina Farm Stewardship Assoc., November 21, 2014 

Buy Local Block Party and Maker Tours | Festivals + Events, City Picks Charleston City Paper, November 20, 2014 

Weekend! 10 Ways to Play 2014 Nov. 20-23 Charleston Regional Business Journal, November 20, 2014 

Buy Local Block Party & Maker Tours, Charleston Yelp Events, November 19, 2014 

Cakes, Community, and Pie! Enough Pie Newsletter, November 18, 2014 

Buy Local Block Party Charlie, November 18, 2014 

Lowcountry Local First Throws Buy Local Block Party on the Upper Peninsula Moultrie News, November 12, 2014 

Local Goldsmith to Open Fine Jewelry Shop in Downtown Charleston The Post and Courier, November 9, 2014

Helping Out for Nov. 5, 2014 Charleston Regional Business Journal, November 5, 2014

Dirt Works Farm Manager Good Food Jobs, November 4, 2014

Lowcountry Local First Launches Buy Local Month & Block Party The Charleston Chronicle, October 24, 2014

Lowcountry Local First launches Buy Local Month, Block Party Moultrie News, October 24, 2014

 Local groups are banding together for inaugural Lowcountry Food Day Crawl The Post and Courier, October 20, 2014

Nikki Seibert of LLF offers tips on how to increase your intake of local foods Lowcountry Parent, September 25, 2014

Lowcountry Local First Wins Accelerator Funding  Moultrie News, September 23, 2014

Johns Island incubator farm wins $50,000 national startup award Charleston Regional Business Journal, September 8, 2014

 Johns Island incubator farm harvests $50,000; 1 of 50 recipients in national contest  The Post and Courier, September 5, 2014 

Entrepreneurs talk about risks, challenges at GoodBusiness Summit Charleston Regional Business Journal, August 26, 2014

Streetstyle at Second Annual GOODBusiness Summit Charleston Grit, August 26, 2014

Lowcountry Local First: Who are those guys? SC News Exchange, August 22, 2014

Dirt Works Incubator Farm: Building Land Access and Community in SC National Young Farmers Coalition, August 15, 2014

GOODBusiness Summit brings 30 speakers to talk about local impact Charleston Regional Business Journal, July 31, 2014

Lowcountry Local First launches co-working space at 1600 Meeting Charleston City Paper, July 17, 2014

Helping out— The Coastal Cupboard’s semi-annual knife sharpening event Charleston Regional Business Journal, June 4, 2014

Lowcountry Local First awarded innovation grant Moultrie News, May 24, 2014

Eat local to boost health and economy The Post and Courier, May 19, 2014

Lowcountry Local First Gets Well Deserved Funding Charleston Grit, May 8, 2014

Commerce Department awards $2.4 M in innovation grants Charleston Regional Business Journal, May 7, 2014

Support Charleston’s new manufacturing sector The Post and Courier, September 16, 2013

Lowcountry Local First to open co-working space in Charleston Charleston Regional Business Journal, August 12, 2013

Lowcountry Local First keeps on reviving, in Charleston City Paper, October 10, 2011

Buy Local Month, just in time for the holidays, in Charleston City Paper, November 11, 2010

Local businesses eye 10% shift, in Charleston City Paper, July 1, 2009