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Podcast Episode 13: Katy Mixon and Maria White, Gibbes Museum
Podcast Episode 13: Katy Mixon and Maria White, Gibbes Museum

Get to know the Lowcountry’s local-independent business community, one changemaker at a time. “Small Talks, Big Ideas with Steve” is a podcast that features local business insights and updates, alongside interviews with members, sponsors, and supporters. For our 13th... Continue Reading

Postedby Erika Grimes
Date posted04/8/2022


April 2022 Advocacy Updates
April 2022 Advocacy Updates

Movement on federal legislation to promote fair competition: Small Business Rising is a coalition of independent businesses and local business support organizations working together to level the playing field and act as a united voice for independent businesses urging elected leaders to break... Continue Reading

Postedby Jordan Amaker
Date posted04/5/2022


Q&A with GrowFood Carolina
Q&A with GrowFood Carolina

With Eat Drink Local Month quickly approaching, Lowcountry Local First heard from one of its community partners, GrowFood Carolina. Anthony Mirisciotta, General Manager, offered some insight on how business is going. What are the biggest pain points or concerns for GrowFood right now? ... Continue Reading

Postedby Erika Grimes
Date posted03/30/2022


Lowcountry Local First to host 10th annual Eat Drink Local Month campaign in May
Lowcountry Local First to host 10th annual Eat Drink Local Month campaign in May

Lowcountry Local First (LLF) will host its 10th annual Eat Drink Local Month campaign throughout May 2022. The campaign will include a public Eat Drink Local Challenge, a Local Social and its 14th annual Chef’s Potluck fundraiser event. Presented by Limehouse Produce and Firefly... Continue Reading

Postedby Jordan Amaker
Date posted03/29/2022


Podcast Episode 12: Leah Rhyne, Turn90
Podcast Episode 12: Leah Rhyne, Turn90

Get to know the Lowcountry’s local-independent business community, one changemaker at a time. “Small Talks, Big Ideas with Steve” is a podcast that features local business insights and updates, alongside interviews with members, sponsors, and supporters. For our 12th... Continue Reading

Postedby Erika Grimes
Date posted03/21/2022


14th annual Chef's Potluck Event Policies
14th annual Chef's Potluck Event Policies

TICKET POLICY: This event is rain or shine and tickets are non-refundable. A one-time ticket transfer is permissible. HEALTH POLICY: Due to the nature of this event, we cannot address individual allergy concerns. Each participating chef is asked to prepare at least one vegetarian dish. ... Continue Reading

Postedby Jordan Amaker
Date posted03/11/2022


Podcast Episode 11: Rick Crawford, Emerger Strategies
Podcast Episode 11: Rick Crawford, Emerger Strategies

Get to know the Lowcountry’s local-independent business community, one changemaker at a time. “Small Talks, Big Ideas with Steve” is a podcast that features local business insights and updates, alongside interviews with members, sponsors, and supporters. For our 11th... Continue Reading

Postedby Erika Grimes
Date posted03/8/2022


Podcast Episode 10: Kevin Schildt, South Carolina Stingrays
Podcast Episode 10: Kevin Schildt, South Carolina Stingrays

Get to know the Lowcountry’s local-independent business community, one changemaker at a time. “Small Talks, Big Ideas with Steve” is a podcast that features local business insights and updates, alongside interviews with members, sponsors, and supporters. For this... Continue Reading

Postedby Erika Grimes
Date posted03/8/2022


March 2022 Advocacy Updates
March 2022 Advocacy Updates

– Save Our Indie Restaurants: Congress needs to step up and save neighborhood restaurants and bars from extinction. For two years now, restaurants around the country have been struggling to keep their lights on, staff paid, and doors open. Nearly 200K restaurants were denied access to... Continue Reading

Postedby Jordan Amaker
Date posted03/2/2022


City of Goose Creek and LLF Launch Spring 2022 Community Business
City of Goose Creek and LLF Launch Spring 2022 Community Business

A new partnership between the City of Goose Creek and Lowcountry Local First is now offering localized business training, workforce development, and strategic economic development. The two-year partnership includes the following initiatives: The Good Enterprises Program, Existing Business... Continue Reading

Postedby Jordan Amaker
Date posted03/2/2022


#GoodBiz22 Poem: Dare to Dream
#GoodBiz22 Poem: Dare to Dream

Dare to Dream by Jammie Huynh; Written and performed live on Feb 24, 2022 at the Charleston Music Hall for the 9th annual Good Business Summit We were all born dreamers. Dreams of space, of kings and queens, monsters and magic. We dreamed, then we dreamed some more. We dreamed of being... Continue Reading

Date posted02/24/2022


Podcast Episode 9: Chris Clark, Digital Ignite
Podcast Episode 9: Chris Clark, Digital Ignite

Get to know the Lowcountry’s local-independent business community, one changemaker at a time. “Small Talks, Big Ideas with Steve” is a podcast that features local business insights and updates, alongside interviews with members, sponsors, and supporters. For our 9th... Continue Reading

Date posted02/11/2022