Beginning Farmer Support

Offering workshops, mentoring, and support for beginning farmers across northeast Tennessee

The Quilt Trail

A folkart movement across America, to tell the story of place and community and promote local farm businesses

Sowing Seeds of Success

“Sowing seed, helping feed, inspiring youth to take the lead” with Build It Up through weekly after school programming for little kids and capacity building and teen employment at local high schools

Land and Water Conservation

Helping farmers and families conserve working lands and waterways for the benefit of future generations

ARCD COVID-19 Response

Appalachian RC&D Council is closely monitoring the current COVID-19 advisories from the Center for Disease Control and the Tennessee Department of Health. ARCD values the health and safety of our employees and members of our communities, and is taking steps to...

What does CSA mean for farmers?

Community Supported Agriculture gets its name honestly. CSA means that the community is very literally buying in to support local agriculture directly at the beginning of the season or year. Supporting your local farmers is good practice at any time of year, but your...

Retreat 2020

Market Manager Retreat: 2020Open to all farmers market managers and representatives, the Farm Fresh Appalachia Market Manager Retreat is a low-cost way to network with your peers in the region, and expand your knowledge on incentive programs, marketing, state...

Program Assistant AmeriCorps Position

POSITION HAS BEEN FILLED ARCD is looking for a curious, independent, and hard working person to be an AmeriCorps Service Member to serve as our Sustainable Agriculture Program Assistant. The AmeriCorps Member will help ARCD to advance local food and sustainable...