Buy Local Month Partner Spotlight: GDC Home

Nov 30, 2017

We are proud to have GDC Home as a top level supporter of our Buy Local Month campaign this year. They make living, sleeping and gathering look and feel amazing! What began in 1978 as a simple store with two sales people offering drapery and upholstery fabrics has… Read More

City of Charleston Proclamation: Buy Local Month

Nov 29, 2017

The below Proclamation was read by City of Charleston Mayor John J. Tecklenburg on November 28, 2017 at the City Council Meeting. WHEREAS; The City of Charleston is proud to join with Lowcountry Local First in supporting and celebrating Charleston’s local-independent businesses and the impact they have on… Read More

2018 Partnership Opportunities

Nov 21, 2017

Partner with Lowcountry Local First in 2018! Connect with conscious consumers and align your business with the local movement. Our Reach: – 600+ members representing 12,000+ employees – 1,000+ Average monthly Business Directory views – 11.7k+ Facebook fans – 22.3k+ Twitter followers – 16.3k+ Instagram followers – 5.2k+ e-newsletter… Read More

Neighborhood Captain Spotlight: Emily Mosh

Nov 17, 2017

The role of Lowcountry Local First’s Neighborhood Captains is to be a leader and a connector of local businesses, farmers, non-profit organizations and individuals in the neighborhood where their business is located. They are the “feet on the ground” in terms of the local movement and a peer… Read More

Free Day Pass: Local Works Coworking Space

Nov 3, 2017

Lowcountry Local First developed Local Works as a place for entrepreneurs to collaborate, co-create, and harness the energy and support of other local business owners so that all can thrive. Local Works provides low-cost professional work space for local businesses in a creative and collaborative environment. This non-sector specific hub… Read More

Apply for Creative in Residence Program at Local Works

Nov 1, 2017

The Creative Industries add more than $3.2B to the Charleston metro economy and are the 4th largest employment cluster, yet most entrepreneur support groups and coworking spaces are focused on the tech and and high-growth sectors. We believe that it is just as important to support the creative… Read More

Growing New Farmers Program - Internship Opportunity - Spring 2018

Nov 1, 2017

Organization: Lowcountry Local First Term: Part-time and flexible. Ideal term length Jan – early May 2018. Application Deadline: Open until filled Start Date: Flexible start date of January 3, 2018 Lowcountry Local First (LLF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that builds community support for local independent businesses and farmers by… Read More