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Marshview Community Organic Farm

"Young Farmers of the Lowcountry"
12 Georgees Trail, St. Helena Island, SC
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Please consider donating to Marshview Community Organic Farm on this #GivingTuesday, November 30th. All donations are tax deductible and go to support our ongoing programs - Young Farmers/Chefs of the Lowcountry; Free Hot Meals to the elderly and those suffering from food insecurity; Saving Gull...

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A Day of Gratitude: Feeding our Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Greetings Friends, and family.
As we look back on the years we have traveled, we have experienced many joys and some sadness, but in spite of it All, we can still say we are grateful for it was Yah's (God's) will that we were able to...

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2021 UPDATE - PART 3

Preservation of Gullah Culture and Traditions presentations

We have completed 5 presentations with some of our students sharing our stories and promoting our mission of showing “lovingkindness”, patience and tolerance, the importance of education, mentoring, and pouring wis...

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2021 UPDATE - PART 2

Protection of Legacy Land:

We made referrals to various organizations and advocated for 12 individuals to receive assistance with payment of their delinquent property taxes. Two families’ properties were sold at the auction, one will be able to redeem hers and we are still ...

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2021 UPDATE - PART 1

Good morning Farm Friends:

I hope that you and your family are doing well. We have been very busy in the past 10 months and a lot has happened. We are experiencing our Jubilee Year, so the soil is resting but we are not.

We wanted to share a glimpse of some of the project...

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Backyard Garden Box Project
The Backyard Garden Box Project was developed to support one of our missions; to increase the amount of organic food being grown on St. Helena Island. This project will provide and assist students and families with the tools necessary to construct their family backyar...

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We express our sincere appreciation to the Dataw Island Owners Association for gracing us with their presence at Gullah Grub Restaurant as we break bread while getting to know more about Marshview Community Organic Farm, Inc, Young farmers & chefs of the Lowcountry programs. We also extend our g...

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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
St. Helena Island, SC 29920
United States
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