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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AppalCorps, In Their Own Words: Hannah of Crabtree Farms

Hannah Lancaster Crabtree Farms of Chattanooga AmeriCorps Member Chattanooga, Tennessee Why did you decide to be an AmeriCorps member? I decided to be an AmeriCorps member because it allowed me a more long term way of generating experience in the nonprofit world than...

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Appalachian RC&D Council to hold virtual CSA Fairs

The Appalachian Resource Conservation and Development Council (ARCD) will hold its annual CSA Fair virtually this year in the interest of public safety. In years past, these CSA Fairs have featured farmers from across the region who sell Community Supported...

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CSA Farmer Spotlight: A Different Chick Farm & Orchard

A Different Chick Farm and Orchard is a small, family-run farm in the heart of Johnson City, Tennessee. The farm is only 6 acres in size, but you would never know that by looking at the huge variety and quantity of goods they produce! When you visit A Different...

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Now Hiring: Finance Coordinator – Position Filled

Position has been filled. General Description of Duties Under the general supervision of the Executive Director, the Finance Coordinator is responsible for all accounts payables and accounts receivables, assisting with budget preparation, providing documents to CPA...

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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!