Engaging & Empowering Communities with Impactful & Sustainable Programs

Through our AmeriCorps service program — AppalCorps — we aim to foster volunteerism and community building across the state. We are recruiting Host Sites and Service Members to join us on our mission to build healthy futures through education and training while supporting local food systems, food sovereignty, and food access.

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Corporate and Foundation Relationships Program Coordinator

General Description of Duties Under the general supervision of the Executive Director and guided by the Program Director, the Corporate and Foundation Relationships (CFR) Coordinator is responsible for the development, implementation, and coordination of an integrated...

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ARCD COVID-19 Response

Appalachian RC&D Council is closely monitoring the current COVID-19 advisories from the Center for Disease Control and the Tennessee Department of Health. ARCD values the health and safety of our employees and members of our communities, and is taking steps to...

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What does CSA mean for farmers?

Community Supported Agriculture gets its name honestly. CSA means that the community is very literally buying in to support local agriculture directly at the beginning of the season or year. Supporting your local farmers is good practice at any time of year, but your...

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Retreat 2020

Market Manager Retreat: 2020Open to all farmers market managers and representatives, the Farm Fresh Appalachia Market Manager Retreat is a low-cost way to network with your peers in the region, and expand your knowledge on incentive programs, marketing, state...

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Farmer Outreach 2020

In the coming year, Farm Fresh Appalachia will offer more educational, promotional, and networking opportunities for farmers, producers, and growers than we ever have before. We hope to reach as many local growers and producers as we can! This page will serve as a...

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Help us grow, connect, preserve, & foster in Northeast Tennessee.

Your support keeps us running. Our work depends on the generous donations we receive from community members, partners, and sponsors. Make a tax-deductible contribution to the Appalachian RC&D Council today, and you will be an integral part of our drive to support local agriculture, ensure access to nutritious food for all our local communities, and protect the natural beauty of Appalachia. You may choose to have your contribution applied to a specific program, or to wherever our greatest need is currently. Thank you for your support!