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Love Local this Valentine's Day
Love Local this Valentine's Day

You can’t buy love, but you can buy local and that’s kind of the same thing. Show off your Local Love and support locally-owned businesses this Valentine’s Day. Not sure where to start? We have you covered with our Local Business Directory. Last Minute Valentine’s... Continue Reading

Date posted02/14/2020


The 2019 Member Survey Results are in
The 2019 Member Survey Results are in

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... Continue Reading

Date posted02/11/2020


2020 Local First Award Winners
2020 Local First Award Winners

The Local First Awards are an annual celebration of the Lowcountry’s local-independent businesses whose legacy of work and choices support the local community and envision business as a force for good. This year’s Local First Awards took place on January 8th at the Cedar Room... Continue Reading

Date posted01/15/2020


Vocal for Local: Orange Spot Coffee
Vocal for Local: Orange Spot Coffee

Throughout the month of October, we are featuring eight unique Lowcountry Local First member businesses as they tell their story and why they’re proud to be Certified Local. Follow along! We hope you enjoy getting to know some of your neighbors as much as we do. Let’s get Vocal... Continue Reading

Date posted10/31/2019


Vocal for Local: Circulos De Bienestar
Vocal for Local: Circulos De Bienestar

Throughout the month of October, we are featuring eight unique Lowcountry Local First member businesses as they tell their story and why they’re proud to be Certified Local. Follow along! We hope you enjoy getting to know some of your neighbors as much as we do. Let’s get Vocal... Continue Reading

Date posted10/31/2019


Vocal for Local: Grit and Grace Studio
Vocal for Local: Grit and Grace Studio

Throughout the month of October, we are featuring eight unique Lowcountry Local First member businesses as they tell their story and why they’re proud to be Certified Local. Follow along! We hope you enjoy getting to know some of your neighbors as much as we do. Let’s get Vocal... Continue Reading

Date posted10/24/2019


Vocal for Local: Charleston Animal Society
Vocal for Local: Charleston Animal Society

Throughout the month of October, we are featuring eight unique Lowcountry Local First member businesses as they tell their story and why they’re proud to be Certified Local. Follow along! We hope you enjoy getting to know some of your neighbors as much as we do. Let’s get Vocal... Continue Reading

Date posted10/18/2019


Vocal for Local: Howard's Barber and Styling College
Vocal for Local: Howard's Barber and Styling College

Throughout the month of October, we are featuring eight unique Lowcountry Local First member businesses as they tell their story and why they’re proud to be Certified Local. Follow along! We hope you enjoy getting to know some of your neighbors as much as we do. Let’s get Vocal... Continue Reading

Date posted10/17/2019


Vocal for Local: Palmetto Pastures
Vocal for Local: Palmetto Pastures

Throughout the month of October, we are featuring eight unique Lowcountry Local First member businesses as they tell their story and why they’re proud to be Certified Local. Follow along! We hope you enjoy getting to know some of your neighbors as much as we do. Let’s get Vocal... Continue Reading

Date posted10/10/2019


Vocal for Local: Piece of Work
Vocal for Local: Piece of Work

Throughout the month of October, we will be featuring eight unique Lowcountry Local First member businesses as they tell their story and why they’re proud to be Certified Local. Follow along! We hope you enjoy getting to know some of your neighbors as much as we do. Let’s get... Continue Reading

Date posted10/8/2019


Vocal for Local: Off Track Ice Cream
Vocal for Local: Off Track Ice Cream

Throughout the month of October, we will be featuring eight unique Lowcountry Local First member businesses as they tell their story and why they’re proud to be Certified Local. Follow along! We hope you enjoy getting to know some of your neighbors as much as we do. Let’s get... Continue Reading

Date posted10/3/2019


Q&A with the 2019 City of Charleston Mayoral Candidates
Q&A with the 2019 City of Charleston Mayoral Candidates

Ahead of the City of Charleston’s mayoral election on Nov. 5, 2019, Lowcountry Local First has partnered with the Charleston City Paper to ask the six candidates pitching themselves to be the city’s next leader about specific policies that affect local businesses in our community.... Continue Reading

Date posted09/23/2019