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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!
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
Dates to be determined (Late February - Early March) If you are a farmer offering a CSA program in Northeast TN or Southwest VA and would like a chance to boost your business in 2020, please join us for the 5th Annual Farm Fresh CSA Fair Series! Farm Fresh Appalachia...read more
Farm Fresh Appalachia Farm Tours 2020 Northeast TN - Saturday, June 20 Southwest VA- Fall date to be determined Applications need to be submitted by March 2, 2020. If you are a farmer in Northeast TN or Southwest VA and would like a chance to boost your business...read more