ELC Recipe: Fennel and Collard Saute

Apr 26, 2017

Purchasing a CSA (community supported agriculture) share is a great way to shift a portion of your weekly food budget to local food. If you are interested in a full list of farms with CSAs, visit our Farm Fresh Food Guide. Compost in My Shoe, owned and operated by Jim… Read More

Eat Local Challenge Bloggers to Follow

Mar 28, 2017

These local experts are taking the Eat Local Challenge and will be sharing their experiences along the way. Follow our social media accounts and join our Facebook Eat Local Challenge support group for updated links to their stories and photos and more! EAT LOCAL BLOGGERS: Charleston Food Writer  Candice… Read More

ELC Recipe Feature: Goat and Sausage Stew

Mar 28, 2017

We feel lucky to call Charleston home for many reasons – our historic roots, beautiful beaches, friendly people, and of course the food. Charleston receives recognition from all over the nation for its rich and distinguished culinary community and local food scene. In April, we see a surplus… 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

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

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year - Farmers Market Launch Time

Mar 30, 2015

The Charleston metro area has a wealth of resources to connect consumers with locally-sourced food and other products. The saying goes, “Know Your Farmer” in order to really know where your food is coming from. Farmers Markets provide an incredible community resource for doing just that – providing… Read More

2015: Community Supported Agriculture (CSAs) in the Lowcountry

Mar 27, 2015

This post is outdated. Please refer to this map now that is continually being updated and browse by CSA options. Click on a map icon for full details and contact information.    Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a way for consumers to buy local, seasonal produce directly from… Read More