Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) 2019 Options

Apr 19, 2019

Online subscriptions are available for so many products these days, so why not subscribe to fresh local produce? That’s essentially what joining a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program is, providing a weekly or monthly bundle of seasonal local produce grown with love from a farm – or group… Read More

Eat Local Challenge: Five Ways I choose to Eat Local

Apr 12, 2019

The following Eat Local Challenge post is by Stephanie Hodges of The Nourished Principles, which combines nutrition and public health practices to encourage healthier individuals, communities, organizations, and schools.  This April is Eat Local Month here in Charleston, and I am thrilled to be a part of the… Read More

Eat Local Challenge: Traveling Like a Local with Sightsee Shop

Apr 10, 2019

This Eat Local Challenge story is provided by local lovers and SightSee Shop duo, Allyson & Joel. Follow the journey to their first retail + coffee shop opening up soon on Line Street. There’s this funny irony about the admonition to “travel like a local.” What does that… Read More

Eat Local Challenge Recipe: Breakfast Pizza

Apr 3, 2019

Breakfast Pizza Provided by: Katherine Ramirez, 2018 Growing New Farmers Program graduate Ingredients: 1 lb. pizza dough from Rio Bertolini. Available at most local farmers market 9 oz. of alfredo sauce 3 medium eggs, scrambled. (Available from Wishbone Heritage Farms) 3 oz. of chopped green peppers. (Available at… Read More

We're Hiring: Good Enterprises Program Director

Apr 1, 2019

Title: Good Enterprises Program Director Location: Charleston, SC Term: Full-time/ Exempt Application Deadline: May 1, 2019; start date of June 1, 2019 Salary Range: $45,000 to $55,000 annually plus benefits Organizational Background: Lowcountry Local First (LLF), an entrepreneurial non-profit organization made up of over 550 local businesses and… 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. 5Church Charleston Executive Chef Adam will be offering an appetizer to support local…. Read More

2019 Eat Local Challenge Team Leaderboard

Mar 15, 2019

*This list is updated regularly and ranks teams by size. You may form or join a team at any point by signing the Pledge to Eat Local form. 1st place: GrowFood – 52 individuals 2nd place: Amplified Ag – 42 individuals 3rd Place: MUSC – 40 individuals Other participating teams… Read More

Lowcountry Local First to launch Good Enterprises Initiative in Fall 2019

Feb 18, 2019

Community Business Academy will be held in North Charleston in Sept 2019 – Media coverage in Charleston City Paper, Feb 19, 2019: Lowcountry Local First hopes its Community Business Academy will help cultivate local entrepreneurs The following announcement was released February 14, 2019: Lowcountry Local First (LLF) has… Read More