A century of personalized service at M. Dumas & Sons

Mar 31, 2017

Since 1917, M. Dumas & Sons has proudly served the Charleston community, initially as a purveyor of service uniforms and sporting wear. The store then transitioned into the world of menswear, and over the years has introduced many well-known brands to the Charleston market, including Levi’s Jeans, Barbour,… Read More

Eat Local Challenge Supporters

Mar 29, 2017

The Eat Local Challenge is quickly approaching and we’ve curated a list of local restaurants who have prepared a menu item or special offering just for you, utilizing ingredients from our local producers and growers. Take advantage of this list and be sure to thank them for supporting local while you’re… Read More

Eat Local Challenge Bloggers to Follow

Mar 28, 2017

These local experts are taking the Eat Local Challenge and will be sharing their experiences along the way. Follow our social media accounts and join our Facebook Eat Local Challenge support group for updated links to their stories and photos and more! EAT LOCAL BLOGGERS: Charleston Food Writer  Candice… Read More

ELC Recipe Feature: Goat and Sausage Stew

Mar 28, 2017

We feel lucky to call Charleston home for many reasons – our historic roots, beautiful beaches, friendly people, and of course the food. Charleston receives recognition from all over the nation for its rich and distinguished culinary community and local food scene. In April, we see a surplus… Read More

The Ultimate #LoveALocal Scavenger Hunt

Mar 23, 2017

Due to demand and ongoing interest, Lowcountry Local First will be extending the duration of its #LoveALocal art installation celebrating its ten year anniversary. Pushing past the original closing date of March 31, the 10 letters will now be visible through April 19. Announcements will be made at that time… Read More

#HowIEatLocal Instagram Contest

Mar 20, 2017

We want to see how you eat local throughout April! Participate in our fun Instagram contest supported by Verde beginning April 1 to showcase your shift in local eating to support farmers and fishermen. How it Works: Capture a photo of one of our Eat Local habits (see below list) and… Read More

Catalyst Member Spotlight: Indigo Road Restaurant Group

Mar 1, 2017

If you’ve eaten at a restaurant in Downtown Charleston, there’s a decent chance that it’s a restaurant represented by The Indigo Road Restaurant Group. Founded in 2009 by Steve Palmer, The Indigo Road Restaurant Group consists of Oak Steakhouse, O-Ku, The Macintosh, Indaco, The Cocktail Club, Mercantile and Mash, Bar… Read More

#LoveALocal letter locations revealed!

Mar 1, 2017

The mystery is over! These are the 10 locations for the #LoveALocal letters. Go find them, share photos on Instagram, use the hashtag, and tag a local business (or two) for which you are grateful. One lucky local-loving hashtag-user will be selected on March 31 to win two free… Read More