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!

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Wildfire prevention grants available beginning in August

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Agriculture, Division of Forestry will be providing access to federal grant funding for communities and volunteer fire departments to be better equipped for wildfire. Communities who have developed or are in the process of...

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National Farmers Market Week – 2019

National Farmers Market Week August 4 - 10, 2019 Join us and Farmers Markets across the region as we celebrate National Farmers Market Week!  Love Farmers Markets as much as we do? Here’s your chance to win some farmers market swag! Visit your favorite markets during...

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Why Buy Local?

You’ve seen the bumper stickers, you’ve heard the pleas, you probably have a t-shirt or a tote bag that attempts to persuade you to shop locally, but what is it all for? Does your purchase really make that much of a difference? If a purchase is impactful, how and...

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Appalachian RC&D to Host 26th Annual Envirothon

April 4, 2019 — Kingsport, Tennessee — Appalachian Resource Conservation & Development Council will hold the 26th Annual Envirothon on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at Warriors Path State Park. The competition will begin at 8:45 AM and the awards presentation will...

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