Eat Local Challenge Week #2: Featured Recipes

Apr 17, 2018

Drink Local: Cucumber Lemonade By Meara Heaslip, 2017 Growing New Farmers Program alum Prep time: 10 mins Makes just over 1 quart INGREDIENTS  – 1 pound cucumbers, peeled or unpeeled, cut into large chunks, plus a few extra thin cucumber slices for garnish – 1 cup lemon juice (from… 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 Challenge Week #1: Featured Recipes

Apr 4, 2018

Local Food Recipe: Berbere Meatballs – Submitted by Brannon Greene, 2017 Growing New Farmers Program alum. Recipe from The Charleston Spice Company  Prep time: 25 min; Cook time: 20-30 mins INGREDIENTS • 1.5 lbs of ground beef from Sea Island Jerseys (or use ground turkey from FiliWest Farms) • 4… Read More

2018 Eat Local Challenge Team Leaderboard

Apr 2, 2018

2018 Eat Local Challenge Teams, ranked by size: 1st place: South Carolina Aquarium – 34 individuals 2nd place: BoomTown – 33 individuals 3rd place: GrowFood / Coastal Conservation League – 31 individuals Growing New Farmers Program MUSC Local Works Charleston Magazine Grassroots Wine Wholesalers Slow Food Charleston Accountfully Black… Read More

Eat Local Challenge Restaurant Supporters

Mar 26, 2018

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 or food- or beverage-based business establishment and wish to be added, please e-mail Jordan. Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit 15% off our… Read More

Show #HowIEatLocal and Win Some Green

Feb 26, 2018

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

2017 Eat Local Challenge Results

May 9, 2017

Thank you to all who took the pledge in April to eat local and make the shift to support our local food system. Through your participation in this challenge, we hope that you found that eating local is for everyone. Keep up the shift and we hope to have… Read More

Eat Local Month Supporter: Limehouse Produce

May 3, 2017

Lowcountry Local First is thrilled to once again have Limehouse Produce as the presenting sponsor for Eat Local Month. Since they started their business in 1945, Limehouse has continuously gone the extra mile in sourcing and delivering fresh, local produce throughout the Lowcountry. One of the ways they are recently reached out… Read More