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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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Make your voice heard

Join us at the first in a speaker series on local food markets this fall or our next statewide meeting. Check our event page for details and sign up for our newsletter to receive more information.

Events

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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News

March 7, 2015

Heirs’ Property & Sustainable Forestry Seminars

The Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation will offer a legal education and Sustainable Forestry Program seminar on Wednesday, March 11, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Bethel A.M.E. Church,located at 401 Broad Street in Georgetown. Rev. Eric S.C. Manning and …

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March 6, 2015

March News & Events

Our latest newsletter is live! Join our mailing list to receive it each month.  Read the March News!

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February 7, 2015

Feeding Innovation!

Feeding Innovation is a comprehensive technical assistance program designed to support entrepreneurs interested in developing or expanding healthy food enterprises in underserved areas of the state. Applications are now being accepted for Feeding Innovation: Midlands, with orientation scheduled for February …

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