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Lowcountry Local First

November 2019
Celadon celebrates its 25th, plus two new downtown storefronts

April 2019
The executive director of Lowcountry Local First enjoys a springtime bounty at home

April 2019
Rita’s Roots helps backyard gardens flourish 

March 2019
Metanoia and Lowcountry Local First are working to revitalize a key block of North Charleston

February 2019
Learn how Jacques and Carrie Larson turned a 1940s West Ashley bungalow into the contemporary home of their dreams

February 2018
What will be in vogue in the Charleston dining scene this year? Here’s what some of our Trendspotting panelists predict

April 2017
In honor of Eat Local Month, we sat down with Lowcountry Local First’s executive director to discuss Charleston’s...

December 2016
Local biz Grey Ghost Bakery is known for cookies in flavors like almond toffee, lemon sugar, and molasses spice that...

July 2016
Speaking with the owner of Cirsea Craft Ice Cream

April 2016
A far-reaching Farm-to-School Initiative based at College of Charleston helps kids nourish their minds and bodies alike

April 2016
Speaking with Jim Martin of Compost in My Shoe

August 2015
To commemorate Charleston’s 40th anniversary, we honor 40 influential people and groups whose vision, passion, focus,...

January 2015
40 Ideas to Better Yourself—and Your City—in 2015

November 2014
How to get that gift list checked off as quickly (yet thoughtfully) as possible? Pencil a few of these festive events...

November 2014
Amy Robinette puts seasonal area produce to work in gorgeous cakes and pies, then peddles the goods via her dessert CSA

September 2014
From “grown-to-sewn” to big vats of moody blues, Donna Hardy is dyeing to reclaim history

April 2013
According to Paul Harvey, God made a farmer. But in Charleston it’s Lowcountry Local First who’s providing the divine...

January 2011
A guide to rationalizing New Year’s resolutions

December 2009
Amy Graul and Lowcountry Local First are vocalizing localizing

December 2009
Raising pork the right way at Walterboro’s Keegan-Filion Farm