We address health, wealth, and quality of life issues through radical work.
The Farm offers grocery services, farm training, micro-entrepreneurship support, and online education and agritourism events
South Carolina Poverty Rate - 18.73%
South Carolina Median Household Income - $47,701
Chicora/ Cherokee Poverty Rate - 37.9%
Food Apartheid Areas
Chicora/ Cherokee Median Household Income - $22,742
The Farm serves Chicora/Cherokee, one of eleven neighborhoods experiencing food apartheid in the city of North Charleston.
Disinvestment has created underserved spaces that lack:
traditional grocery stores
Additionally, the southern end of the city:
is overrun with hazardous industrial zones
suffers from the highest eviction rate in the US.
We hire from the community and pay our employees livable wages.