Show #HowIEatLocal and Win Some Green

Mar 22, 2019

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

Eat Local Challenge Restaurant Supporters

Mar 15, 2019

The below list is compiled of LLF member restaurants who submitted menu items to be included in this special promotion. If you represent an active member restaurant and wish to be added, please e-mail Jordan. Basic Kitchen Lowcountry Greens & Grains: garlic sautéed local greens (from our backyard… Read More

Avenue for Change

Mar 5, 2019

Thank you to Charleston Magazine for this awesome article in their March 2019 issue! Street Team: Metanoia owns three adjacent buildings on Reynolds Avenue, with the middle one fronted by healthy eatery Dellz on the Macon. (Right, top and bottom) Clemson students built a model of the street for… Read More

From NYC to CHS – Why We Went Local For Rhapsody CrossFit

Jan 15, 2019

By Trinity Wheeler, Co-Owner of Rhapsody CrossFit About 30 people move to Charleston every day. When this number bubbles up, it’s usually met with an eye-roll and scoff about soul-crushing traffic and crumbling infrastructure. I get it. Charleston has something special worth protecting; whether it’s the charm, character… Read More

How to Go Indie this Independence Day

Jun 27, 2018

Celebrate Independence Day by supporting your local-independent businesses! Whether you’re planning the perfect beach day, an outdoor hiking adventure, or are hosting a back-yard party for friends and neighbors, let your local businesses help you get everything you need for an unforgettable holiday: Grill & Grub like a… Read More

Farming is Community

Jun 18, 2018

“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

Support Your Local Farmers with a CSA Membership

Apr 6, 2018

There’s nothing better than filling your plate with farm fresh foods harvested by your local farmer – so why not do it all season long? Becoming a member of a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) is a great option to not only support your Lowcountry farmers, but to ensure you’re always… Read More

Eat Local Month Supporter Highlight: Middleton Place

Mar 9, 2018

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

City of Charleston Proclamation: Buy Local Month

Nov 29, 2017

The below Proclamation was read by City of Charleston Mayor John J. Tecklenburg on November 28, 2017 at the City Council Meeting. WHEREAS; The City of Charleston is proud to join with Lowcountry Local First in supporting and celebrating Charleston’s local-independent businesses and the impact they have on… Read More