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.
From Buses to Beef, LLF’s Growing New Farmers Program is Sprouting Satisfying Careers For a 30-year old who’s done her share of kid-wrangling and hefty hauling, Nell looks pretty spry. Maybe it’s that a deep Kelly green suits her—a little perkier and certainly less glaring than “school bus… Read More
Lowcountry Local First (LLF) is proud to announce Tina Singleton and Hafeezah Yates as the two newest recipients of its Creative in Residence program, an initiative that awards a six-month opportunity at Local Works, LLF’s non-sector coworking space. Tina and Hafeezah will begin their residency in January 2018 and receive mentorship… Read More
Eat Local Month (April) is Lowcountry Local First's annual effort to focus attention on local growers, fishermen and restaurants while providing fun and educational opportunities for our community to engage in eating what's ripe and in season. Join us for these community events...Read More