Beginning Farmer Support

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

The Quilt Trail

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

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

Land and Water Conservation

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

4th annual Quilt Turning: save the date

4th annual Quilt Turning: save the date

This year our 4th annual Quilt Turning for the Quilt Trail will be Wednesday June 13 in Jonesborough, TN, the storytelling capital of the world! Every quilt has a story: of the heart that designed it, the hands that stitched it, and the family who was warmed...

National Volunteer Week: Maria & Anastasia

National Volunteer Week: Maria & Anastasia

Volunteers help "Sowing Seeds" grow and bear good fruit! Sowing Seeds is our after-school education program led by Shae Keane and Taylor Malone in downtown Johnson City, mostly at the home base of the Wilson Avenue Food Forest.  In the words of Shae, at her dynamic...

Sowing Seeds After-School Accepting More Youth

Sowing Seeds After-School Accepting More Youth

The Appalachian RC&D Council is inviting enrollment for Sowing Seeds, its spring 2018 after-school children’s enrichment program in Johnson City.  Sowing Seeds is a unique outdoors nature program, which focuses on food and nutrition and creativity; the mission is...

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 downtown Greeneville...

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