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Liberation Farming on Sapelo Island

Thursday, January 7, 2021 - 10:09pm

Dr Nik Heynen’s long time partnership with Saltwater Geechee activist Maurice Bailey and the Sapelo Island Cultural and Revitalization Society is bearing fruit – sugar, actually.  SICAR’s agricultural project is to reestablish heritage crops on Sapelo Island in order to enable a future for Gullah/Geechee people in the face of development on the island.  Their work was recently profiled in the New York Times.

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