The latest session of Field School was focused on the legal side of starting and owning a small business. Half of the class was spent discussing the different types of businesses and pros and cons of each, and the rest of the class was lead by two insurance...read more
Hi, my name is Leon Konz, and I am one of three Wildfire Mitigation Specialists that work for the Buffalo-Duck River RC&D in Centerville, Tennessee. We help the Tennessee Division of Forestry (TDF) make homes and communities safer from wildfires— just like the...read more
When we moved to our current location two years ago, we did a lot of work on visioning the future of our new farm business. We sat down with our landlady, Lisa Williams, and an employee of Appalachian Sustainable Development, Tamara McNaughton, to work on crafting a...read more
After months of preparation, we finally got to meet our newest batch of Field School students on Thursday, November 8th at our first session, Visioning Your Farm! Our main speaker for the night was Tamara McNaughton, of TNT Farm N Greenhouse, who shared about her...read more
Our mission is to conserve natural resources and improve rural economies through community leadership and enhanced educational opportunities.
The Appalachian RC&D Council works in partnership with the United States and Tennessee Departments of Agriculture.