Lowcountry Local First is a 501(c)3 nonprofit cultivating an economy anchored in local ownership, because local-independent businesses are the cornerstone of our culture, economy, and character.
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.
More than just a beautiful ground for visitors to explore, Middleton Place is a sprawling historic site, full of grand oaks, rich with Lowcountry memory, and eager to share its stories with the community. One way in which Middleton shares the Lowcountry past is through its organic farm,… Read More
Show us how you eat and drink 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 post to… Read More
Lowcountry Local First, in partnership with SCORE, will be offering one-on-one mentoring sessions every month. RSVP for your slot today...Read More
Eat Local Month (April) is Lowcountry Local First's annual effort to focus attention on local growers, fishermen and restaurants while providing fun and educational opportunities for our community to engage in eating what's ripe and in season. Join us for these community events...Read More