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The SFA oral history program documents life stories from the American South. Collecting these stories, we honor the people whose labor defines the region.

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ORAL HISTORY

Celeste Albers


Green Grocer

Celeste Albers is a farmer who runs Green Grocer with her husband, George, in Wadmalaw, South Carolina. She started farming with her father in the Lowcountry. For many years she sold her beautiful vegetables to chefs across the Charleston, including Frank Lee and Mike Lata. Albers now focuses on dairy and meat production, selling raw milk, pork, and beef products at the Charleston Farmers’ Market.

Date of interview:
2015-03-07

Interviewer:
Kate Medley/Sara Wood

Photographer:
Kate Medley/Sara Wood

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