Hispanic Business Association is hiring: HBA Program Coordinator

Oct 12, 2022

Organization: Hispanic Business Association (HBA) Title: HBA Program Administrator Location: Charleston, SC Term: Part-time, temporary: $20/hr; 20-30 hours/week Reports to: Hispanic Business Association Board of Directors Application Deadline: Open until filled. The Hispanic Business Association (HBA) is a nonprofit organization created to advocate, promote and support Hispanic entrepreneurs… Read More

We're Hiring: Events Coordinator

Oct 12, 2022

Organization: Lowcountry Local First Title: Events Coordinator Location: Charleston, SC Term: Full-time/ Exempt Reports to: Director of Economic Development Application Deadline: Open until filled. Salary Range: $41,000-45,000 annually, plus benefits   Lowcountry Local First (LLF) advances economic prosperity and local ownership through inclusive and innovative initiatives that build our… Read More

August 2022 Advocacy Updates

Jul 29, 2022

Below are things you should know or take action on right now as a local-independent business owner or community leader: – 2022 Member Survey findings released: Lowcountry Local First’s 2022 Member Survey found top challenges include supply chain shortages, cost of health care, and workforce woes. Despite ample… 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

July 2022 Advocacy Updates

Jun 28, 2022

Below are things you should know or take action on right now as a local-independent business owner or leader: – SBA Summer School: Whether you’re looking to start a small business or expand your current one, SBA’s digital learning platform has everything you need to educate yourself on… Read More

May 2022 Advocacy Updates

May 2, 2022

Below are things you should know or take action on right now as a local-independent business owner or leader: Charleston County Relief *GRANTS* for Small Biz — Deadline is May 6th! This is a one-time relief grant intended to help mitigate past and present perils of COVID-19 on… Read More

Recipe: Spring Salad with Herbed Goat Cheese and Pickled Beets

Apr 29, 2022

This recipe was provided by Edible Charleston, an Eat Drink Local Month supporter. Photo by Shell Royster. Recipe developed by Josh Miller.  Serves 4 Let the farmers’ market be your guide when it comes to assembling this fresh spring salad. Pickled beets and red onions provide a tangy,… Read More

Istanbul Shish Kabob delivers authentic Middle Eastern cuisine

Apr 29, 2022

You’re reading an exclusive preview of CHS Menu by The Post and Courier. Sliding into a long booth at Istanbul Shish Kabob, there’s a lot to take in: Cooks in an open kitchen churning out plates of fragrant char-grilled meats; piping hot house-made bread spitting out of a toaster… Read More

Good Enterprises Program Associate (AmeriCorps VISTA) 

Apr 18, 2022

Organization: Lowcountry Local First Title: Good Enterprises Program Associate (AmeriCorps VISTA) Location: Charleston, SC Term: Full-time – Contract Application Deadline: Rolling basis, open until filled Reports to: Good Enterprises Program Coordinator Salary Range: $1,028 per month Summary: Lowcountry Local First (LLF) is an entrepreneurial nonprofit organization made up… Read More