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.


Your Public Library Supports Local Businesses Too

Jul 15th

When you think of your neighborhood library, you may think of cozy reading alcoves, youth programming and speaker series. But did you know that your local library system also offers a bounty of resources (often free) for businesses to utilize? This includes resources to help you start, run… Read More


Eat Local Challenge Recipes: Mushroom Pasta Sauce with Venison Meatballs

Apr 24th

Mushroom Pasta Sauce and Venison Meatballs Author: Becca Davidson, 2018 Growing New Farmers Program graduate Pasta Sauce Ingredients: – About 4 cups local or home-grown tomatoes – peeled and chopped (or canned tomatoes) – 3oz. of tomato paste – 1 cup of mushrooms, thinly sliced, local preferred –… Read More

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