Appalachian RC&D Announces New Director

Susan McKinney has been announced as the new Executive Director for the Appalachian RC&D Council, based out of Johnson City. For 25 years the Appalachian RC&D Council has united regional cooperation on environmental conservation and agricultural...

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

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...

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

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...