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

Appalachian RC&D Council to hold virtual CSA Fairs

The Appalachian Resource Conservation and Development Council (ARCD) will hold its annual CSA Fair virtually this year in the interest of public safety. In years past, these CSA Fairs have featured farmers from across the region who sell Community Supported...

CSA Farmer Spotlight: A Different Chick Farm & Orchard

A Different Chick Farm and Orchard is a small, family-run farm in the heart of Johnson City, Tennessee. The farm is only 6 acres in size, but you would never know that by looking at the huge variety and quantity of goods they produce! When you visit A Different...

Now Hiring: Finance Coordinator – Position Filled

Position has been filled. General Description of Duties Under the general supervision of the Executive Director, the Finance Coordinator is responsible for all accounts payables and accounts receivables, assisting with budget preparation, providing documents to CPA...

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...