HRN Hall of Fame: Doc Bill Thomas & Jerome Dixon
Nominated by: HRN OFFICE
Jerome Dixon and Doc Bill Thomas are leading the charge to bring back heirloom crops—Sapelo Island red peas, sour oranges and Purple Ribbon Sugar Cane—at Georgia Coastal Gourmet Farms. Jerome is the co-owner of Georgia Coastal Gourmet Farms, one of the largest organic farms in the state. Doc Bill has been a resident of Hog Hammock, Sapelo Island, the last known Gullah community. He has also co-authored many Cherokee and Sapelo Island cookbooks, and posted a series of YouTube videos about Sapelo cooking.
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