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.
“It’s 44°F.” – Ben Sinderman, 2018 Growing New Farmers Program participant and Vertical Roots / Tiger Corner Farms apprentice comments on the weather at Middleton Place during an oddly cool March, reaffirming his choice of an indoor container farm business as a mentor. If P. T. Barnum is right, and comfort… Read More
Lowcountry Local First, a nonprofit that cultivates an economy anchored in local ownership, recently welcomed Matthew Hayden to its team as Director of Development. This new position will manage and oversee all elements of the fundraising operations and help secure the resources necessary for the maintenance and growth… 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