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Growing an Outdoor Generation

Growing an Outdoor Generation

People of color are still significantly underrepresented in environmental and natural-based careers and activities. Our Growing an Outdoor Generational...
Diversity Nurtures Achievements Community Youth Center

Diversity Nurtures Achievements Community Youth Center

Located in Duplin County, an economically- and environmentally-distressed rural area, Diversity Nurtures Achievements Community Youth Center (DNA) provides year-round,...
Valley Verde Community Food Systems

Valley Verde Community Food Systems

Santa Clara County, California, is the epicenter of the tech industry. Home to Silicon Valley, it is also one...
Community Food Sovereignty

Community Food Sovereignty

Conservation of our land and water resources is inextricably tied to food production and the health of people. If...
Roanoke River Partners

Roanoke River Partners

Celebrating Ecotourism and Regional Heritage Roanoke River Partners is a nonprofit dedicated to preserving and promoting the natural, cultural and...
Green Rural Redevelopment Organization

Green Rural Redevelopment Organization

Henry Crews and Ardis Crews are taking a smart approach to revitalizing blighted neighborhoods in their small town of...
Reclaiming the Coharie River

Reclaiming the Coharie River

The Coharie River has long served as the lifeblood of the Coharie tribal community and its ancestors. The river...
Trees NC

Trees NC

When Trees NC founder Owen George relocated from California back to his hometown of Asheboro, North Carolina, he was troubled by...
Try This NC: Rural Community Health Strategies that Work

Try This NC: Rural Community Health Strategies that Work

Keeping up a healthy lifestyle isn’t always easy, but it can be particularly difficult for rural residents. Grocery stores...
Hoke Community Forest

Hoke Community Forest

Hoke Community Forest, the first community forest in the Southeastern United States, serves as an innovative model for communities...
Healthy Eating, Active Living

Healthy Eating, Active Living

Despite abundant natural resources, many people in North Carolina lack access to fresh food and opportunities to pursue an...
Food and Farm Initiative

Food and Farm Initiative

Though the region is surrounded by large agricultural lands, half of North Carolina’s “food deserts” are located in the...
McIntosh SEED Community Forest

McIntosh SEED Community Forest

In the coastal flatwoods of Georgia, a project that demonstrates our focus on community and the environment is unfolding....
Community Forests

Community Forests

A community forest offers the local community value and benefits from the land, access and rights to the forest...
Clay County Community Revitalization Association

Clay County Community Revitalization Association

These days, when we talk about rural America, we hear a lot about the scarcity of opportunities and optimism....
Faith and Food

Faith and Food

In partnership with The Duke Endowment, Resourceful Communities provides rural churches with training to strengthen skills, small grants to...
Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture

Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture

Women are the fastest growing segment of farmers in the country, and in rural western North Carolina, women farmers...