LLF Advocacy Updates

Nov 30, 2021

The following are advocacy updates impacting local-independent businesses at the local, state, or federal level. For questions or more info, please contact Director of Operations, Lauren Gellatly, at lauren@lowcountrylocalfirst.org. Update on Expanded Outdoor Dining Regulations [LOCAL] Several Lowcountry municipalities loosened regulations during COVID to allow restaurants and bars… Read More

2021 Buy Local Holiday Markets

Nov 4, 2021

(Do you know of a market not listed below? Let us know!) — UPCOMING MARKETS — Park & Grove Holiday Market Thursday, Dec. 2 & Friday, Dec 3, 2021  | 5-8pm Park and Grove 730 Rutledge Ave, Charleston, SC Town Market on James Island: First Friday Christmas Market… Read More

Podcast Episode 6: Jocelyn Patterson, Gola Sweetgrass

Nov 1, 2021

Pictured: Jocelyn Patterson Get to know the Lowcountry’s local-independent business community, one changemaker at a time. “Small Talks, Big Ideas with Steve” is a podcast that features local business insights and updates, alongside interviews with members, sponsors, and supporters. For our sixth episode, Steve sits down with  Jocelyn… Read More