10 Stories of Impact: Jessica Martin

Sep 18, 2017

“I have learned so much since the start of this crazy journey in the Growing New Farmers Program. Never ever did I expect to be where I am today, so for that I thank you and Farmer David and all that encouraged me to pursue this life I… Read More

10 Stories of Impact: Christine Osborne

Sep 18, 2017

“As business owners, we sometimes need reminding of why we decided to go into business for ourselves in the first place. Thankfully, the Good Business Summit does just that. Time and time again, Lowcountry Local First guides us back to the course we need to take in order… Read More

10 Stories of Impact: Will Fincher

Sep 18, 2017

“I wanted to thank you for putting together a great event. We enjoy the Chef’s Potluck and it’s one of my favorite events. …Pairing farmers and chefs has always been forward on LLF’s mind and we all appreciate it.” Will Fincher, The Obstinate Daughter View other stories. How… Read More

10 Stories of Impact: Jennifer Morrow

Sep 18, 2017

“The new office was a great find, and we have our friends at Lowcountry Local First to thank. LLF provides a great platform for local entrepreneurs, and they’ve put a lot of energy into connecting businesses with opportunities and resources.” Jennifer Morrow, Rooted ID View other stories. How… Read More

10 Stories of Impact: Emery Thomas

Sep 18, 2017

“When I came into the Growing New Farmers Program, I really didn’t know what I was going to do. …Now I know that I want to be a farmer and I am ready to take the next steps that it requires to be one.” Emery Thomas, 2016 Growing… Read More

10 Stories of Impact: Kristin Salottolo

Sep 18, 2017

“I moved to Charleston about two years ago and was searching for a home. I found it in the Charleston community in general, and in my newfound coworking space Local Works. I’ve never felt anything but welcomed there, no matter if I’m present 10% or 100% of the… Read More

10 Stories of Impact: Liz Reenie

Sep 18, 2017

“We have always been local. The mattresses we sell have been built here by local workers since 1914. We’ve got the local thing down pat, but we lacked an organized message explaining why buying local makes a difference. Enter Lowcountry Local First. As a small business owner, it’s… Read More

10 Stories of Impact: LaToya Clement

Sep 18, 2017

“I actually did not set out to do this as a career, but being exposed to the apprenticeship has opened a whole world of possibilities. After 35 years, I finally know what I’m going to be when I grow up.” LaToya Clement, 2016 Growing New Farmers Program graduate… Read More

10 Stories of Impact: David Tisdale

Sep 18, 2017

“To me, Local Works is synonymous with community — not just with their co-working office environment but also in their approach with getting entrepreneurs engaged in the Charleston business community at large.” David Tisdale, Local Works member; The VX Group View other stories. How can you give? GIVE… Read More

10 Stories of Impact: Harold Singletary

Sep 18, 2017

“I see entrepreneurs thrive and expand their network and territory thanks to opportunities Lowcountry Local First provides. Stay plugged in – LLF has your best interest at heart. #LoveALocal” Harold Singletary, East Cooper Financial Services How can you give? GIVE ONLINE: lowcountrylocalfirst.org/donate or click the donate button above GIVE BY… Read More