Capt. Joseph “Crip” Legree is a lifelong resident of St. Helena Island. He only received a fifth-grade education. He once made his living as a net maker, a trade made obsolete by Chinese imports. He now drives his Cadillac as a sort of personal taxi, helping other senior citizens run errands in exchange for gasContinue reading “Capt. Joseph “Crip” Legree”
“We’ve taught them how to plant, how to harvest, how to sell, because they’re apart of the customer relations in selling the produce, how to cook, and how to serve,” says Marshview Community Organic Farm’s founder Sará Reynolds Green. To learn more about the after-school program, watch the exclusive interview with Sará by clicking on the photograph.
“I only have one boat, this dock, and my wife’s sister helps us out sometimes, but business, me and my wife and son we run the business,” states James Bradley Sr.
Congratulations to Ruthie and Ben C. Johnson who celebrate 53 years of marriage this week. They go together like peas & carrots…
“If you’re fortunate enough to have a quarter of an acre of land, that’s a good thing. ‘Cause that’s yours.” —Ben Johnson Jr., Gullah farmer on St. Helena Island, S.C., on resisting tourism development. Travel to St. Helena Island, S.C., where Gullah / Geechee residents farm and fish much the way their ancestors have onContinue reading “Official First Look at The Gullah Project”