Beginning Farmer Support

Offering workshops, mentoring, and support for beginning farmers across northeast Tennessee

Learn More

The Quilt Trail

A folk art movement across America, to tell the story of place and community and promote local farm businesses

Learn More

Sowing Seeds of Success

“Sowing seed, helping feed, inspiring youth to take the lead” with Build It Up through weekly after school programming for little kids and capacity building and teen employment at local high schools
Learn More

Land and Water Conservation

Helping farmers and families conserve working lands and waterways for the benefit of future generations

Learn More
National Volunteer Week: Katelyn Cox

National Volunteer Week: Katelyn Cox

Volunteers make the world go ’round and they make the ARC&D go ’round too. This week is National Volunteer Week. Just last year year alone we tracked 1,500 hours of volunteer time. Much of this was for the Quilt Trail painters and coordinators in...
Executive Director Changes and Hiring Announcement

Executive Director Changes and Hiring Announcement

The ARC&D is now hiring for a new Executive Director.  For 25 years the ARC&D has united regional cooperation on environmental conservation and agricultural sustainability, and we are looking for the next leader to take our mission forward. Current Executive...
Food Forest Spring Brunch

Food Forest Spring Brunch

This Saturday March 24th at 10:30AM, celebrate the coming of Spring at the Mountain Home Food Forest– Johnson City’s “public edible park.” This is a fun opportunity to see our Sowing Seeds programming in action, one of the most rewarding...
Envirothon….25 years of teamwork outdoors

Envirothon….25 years of teamwork outdoors

For 25 years every spring, around 100 high school students, typically from FFA clubs or Ecoloy clubs, spend a day practicing valuable skills in natural resource management, forestry, wildlife, decision-making, teamwork, and sustainable economic development. The...
5 Reasons to Sign Up for a CSA Today!

5 Reasons to Sign Up for a CSA Today!

By now, you’ve probably heard the term “CSA” or “CSA shares” mentioned by someone you know. What is a “CSA”, and why should you sign up for one? So glad you asked! “CSA” stands for Community Supported Agriculture, and consists of individuals who pledge support to a...

Tickets On Sale Now

Upcoming Events

Real Local News

Sign up here for semi-monthly updates on farm workshops, agritourism happenings, youth education, and where to find good local food in northeast TN. This is our main newsletter list-serve. You can easily unsubscribe at any time.
* = required field

powered by MailChimp!