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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!
AppalCorps Service Member Position Opening: ARCD Beginning Farmer Program Assistant – Position Filled
This position will support the ARCD Field School and Build It Up educational programs. These programs support nutrition access through gardening education, and economic development in the agricultural sector by supporting market gardeners and beginning farmers.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Tri-Cities has an open service member position through the ARCD AmeriCorps program.
Local Food Access Coordinator AmeriCorps Service Member Position BACKGROUND Nourish Knoxville, Inc. is a Knoxville-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization cultivating healthy communities by supporting relationships between local farmers, producers, and the public. ...
AppalCorps Service Member Opening: Membership and Outreach Coordinator with Tennessee Association of Farmers Markets
The purpose of the Outreach and Membership Coordinator position is to support the organization in meeting its goals and objectives. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with a strong interest and commitment to locally grown food and agriculture products. This position is an AmeriCorps member service position for a one-year term with the Tennessee Association of Farmers Markets, supported by the AppalCorps AmeriCorps program of the Appalachian RC&D Council. This position will run from September 2021 until September 2022.
Gardening always brings certain thoughts to my mind. Mostly, thoughts about my ability to survive in pioneering days. I always wonder if my vegetable patch would be enough to feed my family of six, or if we would succumb to starvation and dysentery, like in the old...