Recent National Press Interest in Gullah-Geechee

Two national publications spread the word on the Gullah-Geechee and rice culture.

The magazine Essence published an article on “Honoring the Gullah-Geechee As Architects of a Well Seasoned South.” The drew upon chefs and scholars to highlight, among otehr valuable points, the role of rice in West African and Gullah cuisine.

The newspaper USA Today ran a piece that focused on the Joseph Fields, an organic farmer on John’s Island, as a way to explore the Gullha-Geechee past and present pressures of development on the islands. The article also interviews Queen Quet and Natalie Daise.


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