The Local Arts: Footlight Players

Aug 9, 2022

For the month of August, we’re celebrating the arts! We’re proud to have dozens of small business members, including the Footlight Players, a theatre company located in Downtown Charleston. This Lowcountry giant has been a part of the local arts scene since the early 1930s. For this Q&A,… Read More

The 2022 Member Survey Results

Jul 7, 2022

At Lowcountry Local First, we believe ownership matters and relationships matter. Our goal is to support the local business community and tailor our programs to help our community gain access to every chance at success. That’s why we work with businesses, community members, and policymakers to build support… Read More

Podcast Episode 4: Jeff Plotner (Co-Founder and CEO of Brackish)

Sep 3, 2021

Pictured: Jeff Plotner Get to know the Lowcountry’s local-independent business community, one changemaker at a time. “Small Talks, Big Ideas with Steve” is a podcast that features local business insights and updates, alongside interviews with members, sponsors, and supporters. For our fourth episode, Steve sits down with Jeff… Read More

Podcast Episode 2: Rachel Hutchisson (Blackbaud)

Jun 24, 2021

Get to know the Lowcountry’s local-independent business community, one changemaker at a time. “Small Talks, Big Ideas with Steve” is a podcast that features local business insights and updates, alongside interviews with members, sponsors, and supporters. For our second episode, Steve chats with Rachel Hutchisson, Vice President of… Read More

Yes, we have a podcast!

May 28, 2021

Get to know the Lowcountry’s local-independent business community, one changemaker at a time. “Small Talks, Big Ideas with Steve” is a podcast that features local business insights and updates, alongside interviews with members, sponsors, and supporters. For our very first episode, Steve sits down with Zach Giglio (virtually)… Read More

Join the Team: Community Engagement Intern

May 11, 2021

Organization: Lowcountry Local First Term: Part-time and flexible, Academic Credit Internship. Ideal term length May – August 2021. Start Date: Flexible start in May 2021 About Us: Lowcountry Local First (LLF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that builds community support for local independent businesses and farmers by working… Read More