#HowIEatLocal Instagram Contest

Mar 20, 2017

We want to see how you eat 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… Read More

Easy Southern Cooking

Apr 13, 2016

Saturday was the kick-off of The Charleston Farmers Market downtown. After hanging with my LLF buddies at the Plow to Chow tent, I decided to browse the market to pick-up a few items for myself. I ran in to my friend, Will Altman of Altman Ranch and we… Read More

So Much Green - Recipe Ideas

Apr 6, 2016

April in the Lowcountry is a beautiful time. Spring weather is here and the bounties of local produce are numerous – arugula, asparagus, chard, bok choy, spinach, kale, kale, and more kale. If you signed up for a CSA or you are shopping at area farmers markets as… Read More

Sponsor Highlight: Coastal Coffee Roasters

Jul 24, 2015

In 2010, Coastal Coffee Roasters came to the Lowcountry with a simple idea. The thought? Share their passion for fresh, organic coffee with the rest of the world. Fast forward to today, and after setting up shop in at 108 E 3rd N Street in downtown historic Summerville,… Read More

A #Local Case Study: The Spectator Hotel

Jul 20, 2015

Monday blues got you down? We felt that way, too, until we took a gander at the newly opened downtown boutique hotel, The Spectator Hotel. What a beauty! Locally-owned by Charlestowne Hotels (and one of our GoodBusiness Summit sponsors), The Spectator Hotel is just one lovely example of… Read More

70 Years of Farm Fresh Food from Limehouse Produce

Apr 23, 2015

As the presenting sponsor for Eat Local Month, which was founded by Lowcountry Local First to raise awareness on the positive societal impacts of eating local food and supporting local farmers, Limehouse Produce enables LLF’s Eat Local Initiative to reach thousands of consumers across the Lowcountry. For 70… Read More

Eat Local Challenge Potluck

Apr 14, 2015

Hosting or attending an all-local potluck will get you 2 points in the Eat Local Challenge, buts it’s also a fun way to try new local fruits, veggies and meats. Team Local Works hosted an all-local potluck on Friday as part of the Eat Local Challenge. We had quite… Read More

Put Down Roots with A Family Friendly Vegetable Garden

Apr 13, 2015

“Mama, look at our potatoes!” Nothing makes my heart sing as much as those words shouted by my six year old son. We planted the tubers a few weeks ago and they have finally emerged from the soil. In a few more weeks we will begin “grubbing” or… Read More

A Charleston Easter Feast Done Local

Apr 8, 2015

I like to pretend I’m on Iron Chef after coming home with my bounty of local produce and meats from the farmer’s market each week. I rarely go with a set list of items that I’m looking for but instead enjoy walking around seeing what’s in season and… Read More

The Eat Local Challenge Dining Out Guide

Apr 6, 2015

We are almost 1 week into the Eat Local Challenge. We hope everyone is having a good time navigating the waters of local eating. We have an abundance of local eats here in the Lowcountry –  CSAs, farmers markets, the local section of your grocery store, and a… Read More