Guide to Easy Local Shopping: Services

Oct 31, 2017

Holy Spokes Charleston Bike Share: “Bike to Buy Local” — Buy Local Month Partner Charleston Bike Share provides an innovative and sustainable transportation option in the City of Charleston through an affordable bike share system. Sign up online for an account and pay hourly or for a monthly… Read More

Guide to Easy Local Shopping: For the Home

Oct 31, 2017

GDC Home: “There’s No Place Like It” — Buy Local Month Partner GDC offers a huge selection of home furnishings and accessories from many of the best vendors in the home furnishings industry. With three convenient locations across the Lowcountry, this home decor emporium gives their customers the opportunity… Read More

Guide to Easy Local Shopping: Food & Beverage

Oct 31, 2017

Mercantile & Mash: “Sit and enjoy or take to go!” — Buy Local Month Partner Mercantile & Mash is a gourmet food emporium, located in the recently renovated Cigar Factory on East Bay Street. Mercantile & Mash offers the highest quality of ingredients and products available on the Peninsula, such… Read More

Guide to Easy Local Shopping: Clothing, Accessories & Other Gifts

Oct 31, 2017

Croghan’s Jewel Box: “More than 100 Years of Service” — Buy Local Month Partner Croghan’s jewel box is a full-service jewelry store and offers a complete array of services, going above and beyond to help our customers take care of their most valuable possessions. We ship all over the world,… Read More

Go out and vote!

Oct 25, 2017

Voters have an opportunity to shape our community at the polls this election day. On November 7th, 2017 we will be voting on mayors, town and city council members, commissioners and ballot issue referendums. Our elected leaders create the policies that guide local business regulation and our approach… Read More

The Lowcountry's freshest farmers!

Oct 11, 2017

As we begin the transition from warm summer days into cool fall nights, there’s more than just pumpkins and sweet potatoes that will soon be ready to harvest. The 2017 Growing New Farmers Program participants have wrapped up their six-month long journey into the world of farm production… Read More

Your Buy Local "Easy Buttons"

Oct 11, 2017

Buying local is easy, convenient and fun!   The cherry on top? Local businesses reinvest 3 TIMES MORE money back into our local economy. That means, for every $100 spent at a local business, an average of $45 is recirculated into the Lowcountry, vs. only $15 when that money is spent… Read More

Join the Movement: 2017 Membership Drive

Oct 5, 2017

  We are movement builders. We are advocates of local-independent businesses. We are Localists. Most importantly, we’re your neighbors. And just like you, we love it here. Join the movement as a business or Localist individual between October 11 and December 13, 2017,  and you could win some… Read More

2017 Buy Local Markets

Oct 4, 2017

(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