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Marshview Community Organic Farm

"Young Farmers of the Lowcountry"
12 Georgees Trail, Saint Helena Island, SC
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We had an awesome turnout on Sunday! Thank you to all who came out despite the intense heat to celebrate our Gullah Cooking School graduates and our scholarship recipients. The students were amazing, the food was delicious, the support was immense! We are so grateful. "Many hands make light work!...

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On behalf of the Marshview Community Organic Farm, Inc families, friends, and volunteers we would like to express our appreciation and deep gratitude for the support from:
 Decolonizing Wealth Project and Liberated Capital Food, Land Justice Fund, Jubilee Justice.
 Seeds, Soils, and Culture Fun...

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Hello Marshview Family! In February we had our first seeding day of the year. Here are a few pictures of our seeding day! We mixed top soil with fertilizer, then filled our trays. Our student picked which seeds they wanted to plant and got to work. We have corn, tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, zucch...

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Our newest Young Farmer came to pick up his Family Backyard Garden! Welcome to the Marshview Family Trey! You can come pick up your seedlings or sign up for our Family Backyard Garden Program too! Just call (843) 473-0477 or email us at Marshview35@gmail.com.

Hello Marshview Family! On April 21, 2022 we celebrated our 2nd anniversary of our Home Cooked Meals Program. We want to thank our community for all of your support. We also want to thank our very generous donors as well as our drivers, and volunteers who are very generous with their time. We wou...

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About Our Farm

*** We rely solely on the generosity of our donors to keep the important work of our Farm moving forward.  We are a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization and all donations are fully tax deductible. ***

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Marshview Community Organic Farm is a five acre farm located on Saint Helena Island, South Carolina.  The farm’s origins grew out of a youth-run community beautification project started in May of 2004, becoming the first certified organic farm on Saint Helena in 2007.    

All aspects of the farm are managed by the “Young Farmers of the Lowcountry” with adult advisors.  These young farmers range in age from 10 to 18 and manage the farm from seed to harvest.  They work after school and weekends to cultivate the land, plant seeds, nurture seedlings, plant the garden, weed, maintain and harvest the crops.   

Our farm has ambitious goals:

  • Work with the young farmers to develop skills in the areas of self sufficiency, problem solving, constructive communication, team building and entrepreneurship
  • Produce future farmers of the Lowcountry, equipped with the educational expertise, knowledge and experiences to be stewards of the land and leaders in our community
  • Increase the amount of organic, nutritious food sources in the community of St. Helena
  • Most importantly, instill in our young farmers the practice of “Lovingkindness” 

The farm focuses on training and promoting sustainable agriculture, traditional Gullah style cooking, eating and planting in season, healthy eating habits, and character development.  Gullah history and culture awareness is brought to the community through original plays and performances by the young farmers.   

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12 Georgees Trail
Saint Helena Island, SC 29920
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