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.


Lowcountry Local First announces Luminary Award Recipients

Jun 23rd

Lowcountry Local First (LLF) is celebrating its first decade as a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the local independent business community throughout the Lowcountry. The staff, board and members recently gathered with supporters and community leaders who have impacted the growth of the organization and led the grassroots movement… Read More


Growing New Farmers Program - Internship Opportunity - Summer 2017

Jun 13th

Organization: Lowcountry Local First Term: Part-time and flexible. Ideal term length June-September 2017. Application Deadline: Open until filled Start Date: Flexible start date of June 26, 2017 Lowcountry Local First (LLF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that builds community support for local independent businesses and farmers by working with businesses, consumers and policymakers…. Read More

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