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.


LLF Advocacy Updates

Nov 30th

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 4th

(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

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