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.


Podcast Episode 4: Jeff Plotner (Co-Founder and CEO of Brackish)

Sep 3rd

Pictured: Jeff Plotner Get to know the Lowcountry’s local-independent business community, one changemaker at a time. “Small Talks, Big Ideas with Steve” is a podcast that features local business insights and updates, alongside interviews with members, sponsors, and supporters. For our fourth episode, Steve sits down with Jeff… Read More


My Summer with LLF

Aug 16th

By Emma Johnston At the midpoint of my college experience, an internship with LLF was as unexpected as it was delightful. Toward my pursuit of a Sociology major and Environmental Science minor (but with only a handful of related courses under my belt, post-Gen Ed requirements), I was… Read More

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