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.


Fall Internship Opportunity: Community Engagement

Aug 14th

Community Engagement Intern Position Description Term: Part-time and flexible, Academic Credit Internship. Ideal term length September – December 2017. Start Date: Flexible Start Date of September 1 About Us: Lowcountry Local First (LLF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that builds community support for local independent businesses and farmers by… Read More


Neighborhood Captain Spotlight: Cat Taylor

Aug 14th

The role of the Lowcountry Local First Neighborhood Captain is to be a leader and a connector of local businesses, farmers, non-profit organizations and individuals in the neighborhood where their business is located. They are the “feet on the ground” in terms of the local movement and a… Read More

Catalyst Supporters