Bradley’s Pride owned by James Bradley and James Bradley Jr. is a Shrimping Boat located on St. Helena Island.
Shrimp Boats docked in St. Helena Island.
Kalila Saunders prepares to transfer young collard greens to a new spot in the garden.
Sun and storm meet at the end of the day on the marshes of St. Helena Island.
Sara’ Reynolds Green with Jamyah and Jameah Moore at the after-school program that teaches students about raising, cooking and serving traditional Gullah food.
Metal and wooden stakes mark the garden rows.
Chickens and roosters are part of the menagerie at Sara’ and Bill’s 10-acre farm.
Joseph “Crip” Legree, 87, has lived on St. Helena Island all his life.
Chuck Henry sits on a favorite live oak tree on his family’s land. He bought land on St. Helena Island in 1947, and he has been farming there ever since.
Broccoli rows at Chuck Henry’s farm in Frogmore, S.C., on St. Helena Island.
A tenant on Ben Johnson’s farm on St. Helena Island, S.C.
Bicycles are common transportation on St. Helena Island.
A teen forgot boots, but she improvises to get her work done.
Sará Reynolds Green, in pink, leads students as they transplant greens. From left are Green, Carolyn Durrance, Taylor Linyard, Jameah Moore, Zariah Green, Jameka Young, Janice Baker and Kalila Saunders.
Zariah Green, left, and Carolyn Durrance work together to remove weeds during the after-school program.
A blue crab is caught in Frank Major Sr.’s trap in the waters off St. Helena Island.
James Bradley’s shrimp boat dock is a landmark location on St. Helena’s Island. The spot has been featured on Nickelodeon’s Gullah Gullah Island TV show.
Ben Johnson Jr. grew up on St. Helena, left to build his career, then retired on the island to farm his family’s land.
Ben Johnson and his family sell collards and sugar cane at the Heritage Day Festival.
Ben Johnson III sells vegetables with his family on St. Helena Island, S.C. Most customers are relatives or repeat customers who want to savor a bit of the island.
Ed “Lee Man” Atkins is the owner of Atkins Bait Shop one of the oldest businesses in Beaufort, SC.
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