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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Farm Fresh Appalachia Farm Tours 2020 – Farmer Invitation

Farm Fresh Appalachia Farm Tours 2020   Northeast Tennessee – Saturday, June 20th Southwest Virginia – Saturday, September 26th Applications need to be submitted by March 16, 2020 for Tennessee, and July 2, 2020 for Virginia. If you are a farmer in Northeast Tennessee...

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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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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!