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Resources can grow our economies

The Rural Resource Coalition SC has a local approach to cultivating sustainable economic growth. A South Carolina abundant with local food markets, working farm and forest conservation, affordable housing, homegrown renewable energy and marketable agricultural and forestry products means prosperity for all.

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Food for thought.

According to the National Agriculture Statistics Service, South Carolinians spent $7 billion on food in 2010. Only 10% of that bounty remained in South Carolina. The Rural Resource Coalition SC is working to change that.

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Building Wealth From Within

Community development corporations throughout the state empower community leaders and spur local job creation to build wealth, one community at a time. We envision rural prosperity built on existing community resources and leadership. (Photo courtesy of SC Association of CDCs)

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Conservation Fuels the Economy

Boxwood Plantation, a working farm and nursery along the border of Florence and Darlington Counties, abuts Interstate 20. Agricultural lands and forests contribute billions to our state’s economy and hundreds of thousands of jobs. (Photo courtesy of Pee Dee Land Trust)

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November 26, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving!

Hope everyone's having a safe & happy Thanksgiving!

Posted by Rural Resource Coalition SC on Monday, November 30, 2015

November 10, 2015

Bringing Solar to SC

Our friends at Solarize South Carolina are hosting info sessions across the state. Check their calendar to find one near you!

Posted by Rural Resource Coalition SC on Tuesday, November 10, 2015

November 5, 2015

New Book on the Rural South

Latest from writer Paul Theroux explores the rural South, including Allendale, SC. http://ow.ly/TBiAN

Posted by Rural Resource Coalition SC on Wednesday, November 4, 2015