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.

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Folly Beach Restricts ‘Formula’ Businesses

Dec 13th

The following article ran in the Charleston Regional Business Journal, Volume 24 / No 26 print issue, that came out on December 10, 2018. Written by CRBJ staff writer Patrick Hoff. If you’re looking to buy a Big Mac, you won’t find it in downtown Folly Beach. And that… Read More

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How to Eat Local for the Holidays

Nov 19th

The holidays present an excellent opportunity to choose local whether it is for gifts, food, or both! This is the time of the year when gatherings move indoors and meals are shared around a table with loved ones. Which means even more reason to celebrate a strong and… Read More

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