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!
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...read more
ARCD is looking for a curious, independent, and hard working person to be an AmeriCorps Service Member to serve as our Sustainable Agriculture Program Assistant. The AmeriCorps Member will help ARCD to advance local food and sustainable agriculture in our region by...read more
Lexy Close named Educator of the Year for her work with beginning farmers in Northeast Tennessee through Field School
Lexy Close On Friday evening, November 15, at the Washington County Soil Conservation District awards banquet in Sulphur Springs, ARCD Project Director Lexy Close will be named the 2019 Educator of the Year for her work training beginning farmers in the region. Her...read more
On October 24, Appalachian RC&D Council hosted a tour for a study group from the Ukraine for the day. DOBRE (Decentralization Offering Better Results and Efficiency) had been in the States to attend the International City/County Management Association (ICMA)...read more
Though the majority of farmers markets end in September, many markets and farm stands in our region have winter hours, and some host special holiday craft fairs! Don't worry – we did the digging for you! We've compiled a list of all the events and special hours in our...read more