America’s agrarian roots have shaped our culture since our nation’s very
beginning. All across the heartland, we’ve found farm communities as distinct
and diverse. One in particular: a tiny set of tidewater communities just off the
coast of South Carolina.
Did you know…
Some of the words in our vocabulary come from the original Gullah language. “Goober” is the Gullah word for peanuts and “gumbo” was the word that Gullah members used for the vegetable, okra.