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Plus, kale efficiencies and leftover potato pancakes

“We’ve been up and down, but we decided we weren’t going to give up,” Gullah Farmers Cooperative Association president Joseph McDomick last week said at the grand opening of the association’s processing facility on St. Helena Island in South Carolina.

For farmers involved in the project, the ups and downs have spanned more than a decade. But the effort to strengthen association members’ market position escalated when the group acquired a five-acre complex that formerly belonged to Beaufort Comprehensive Health Services: The main building is now equipped to store, clean, package and distribute local produce.

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