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4:07 pm on Friday April 5, 2013

Lowcountry Local First presents: The Eat Local Challenge

Lowcountry Local First is offering the Eat Local Challenge as part of its Eat Local Month this April.  The Eat Local Challenge calls for participants of all ages to increase their local food activity by 10% this month. Suggested ways of doing so...
1:27 pm on Tuesday April 2, 2013

Eat Local Month has begun

Lowcountry Local First has once again dubbed April “Dig In: Eat Local Month.” Much like last year, the organization has lined up a series of events to celebrate. So get out there and SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESSES! By the way – the funds raised from Eat...
1:06 pm on Tuesday April 2, 2013

Dirt Works Incubator Farm: Where budding farmers go to grow

Dirt Works Incubator Farm, a project spearheaded by Lowcountry Local First, offers low-cost access to land, infrastructure, tools, packing facilities, and farm mentorship to new farmers in Charleston. The program not only provides beginning farmers...
4:00 am on Wednesday March 27, 2013

Charleston's second annual "Eat Local Month" kicks off in April

Image by Lowcountry Local FirstApril 2013 is the 2nd Annual Eat Local Month, a celebration of the bounty of local food available in the Lowcountry. Organized by local non-profit Lowcountry Local First, Eat Local Month will provide fun and...
5:08 am on Friday February 1, 2013

New apprentice program aims to incubate future farmers (Application deadline today)

Image by Flickr user M J MAs a way to train new farmers and food system leaders, Lowcountry Local First has launched the Growing New Farmers Incubator Project. In an effort to create a shift toward and educate young farmers, the project will pair...
11:50 pm on Friday November 30, 2012

Tune in to the Bridge 105.5 and win local on Merry Momentum Monday Morning Dec. 3

Tune in to the Bridge 105.5 FM morning show on Monday, December 3, from 6 to 10 a.m. for a "A Merry Momentum Monday Morning". Guest co-host, Pam Hartley (agency princiapl of Charleston-based marketing agency, Momentum Marketing) put together a...
11:10 am on Wednesday November 14, 2012

Buy Local Month kicks off November 15

Image by Flickr user Steve RhodesBuy Local Month doesn't officially begin until November 15th, but that doesn't mean it's too soon to mark your calendars with all of the events planned by Lowcountry Local First that will be taking place around...
6:08 am on Monday June 4, 2012

Join Lowcountry Local First in June, get perks

Image by Amanda Click / TheDigitelLowcountry Local First is launching a Membership Drive during the month of June in an effort to grow and strengthen the “Buy Local” and “Eat Local” Movements. There is power in numbers and joining as a member is the...
9:47 am on Monday May 7, 2012

Shower mom with some local love for Mother's Day

Image by Flickr user abakedcreationLast year Americans spent $2.6 billion on flowers and $1.53 billion on gifts for Mother’s Day. This year, Lowcountry Local First is challenging Charlestonians to show mom they care about her and the community by...
6:24 am on Monday April 16, 2012

Pack the car, pack a cooler and spend a day touring local farms (Updated with photos)

Image by Flickr user gwenUpdate April 16: Lowcountry Local First's Dirt Roadtrip farm tour made for the perfect, delicious and educational Saturday away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Charleston. A carload of friends and I set out at 10 a.m...

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