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.
Lowcountry Local First advocates for vibrant communities rooted in independent businesses Charleston, SC – On Tuesday, November 13, 2018, the City of Folly Beach unanimously passed the second and final reading of Ordinance 11-18, effectively prohibiting formula businesses (more commonly known as “chain businesses”) from locating on… Read More
(Do you know of a market not listed below? Let us know!) — ONGOING — – Be sure to find a Farmers’ Market near you this fall and holiday season! – The Charleston Farmers’ Market hosts a special Holiday Market on Saturdays and Sundays throughout December, 9am – 3pm…. Read More
Lowcountry Local First, in partnership with SCORE, will be offering one-on-one mentoring sessions every month. RSVP for your slot today...Read More