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

Mentor Farmer Highlight: Gibson Berry Farm

Mentor Farmer Highlight: Gibson Berry Farm

The Farmer and Rancher Mentorship program (FARM) is accepting applications for a 200 hour on-farm summer internship with a variety of farmers across East TN and Southwest VA.  We still have spots open and wanted to highlight the awesome farmers that interns can choose...

What is A Fire Adapted Community?

By: Rick Brown Wildfire Mitigation Specialist 865-258-3891 greatsmoky@charter.net http://burnsafetn.org/index.html The Firewise USA® program has received a lot of attention in East Tennessee after the devastating wildfires of 2016. The program is a major component in...

CSA Offerings in Bristol/Abingdon Area

Joining a CSA gives you access to the  freshest produce and goods our region offers while supporting a farming family. In the Bristol/Abingdon area we have to well established CSA farms offering a large variety of goods including seasonal produce, breads, eggs,...