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.


Eat Local Month Supporter: Steen Enterprises

Apr 28th

Steen Enterprises is a family-owned business that has been serving the Lowcountry for over thirty years. They’re located just 15 miles from downtown Charleston and are the Elite Kubota Dealer in the area. They are the leading provider of agricultural equipment, construction equipment, utility vehicles and farm implements in South… Read More


Join the Team: Bookkeeper / Admin Assistant

Apr 27th

Organization: Lowcountry Local First Position: Bookkeeper/Admin Assistant Term: Part-time, 20 hours per week. Flexible schedule. Application Deadline: Open until filled Start Date: June 1st, 2017 Rate of Pay: $20 per hour Lowcountry Local First (LLF) is an entrepreneurial nonprofit organization made up of more than 500 local businesses and… Read More


Chef's Potluck

Apr 30th

The 10th annual Chef's Potluck celebrates locally sourced dishes by pairing sixteen top Charleston restaurants and chefs with farmers and fishermen at beautiful Middleton Place. ..Read More


May 2017 Member Mixer

May 10th

Join Lowcountry Local First and your local business community for the May Member Mixer hosted at Half Moon Outfitters in South Windermere Shopping Center...Read More

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