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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.


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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February 6, 2015

February e-News!

Check out our latest news!  Be sure to sign up for our newsletter to receive it straight to your inbox each month.  February News and Events 2015

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February 1, 2015

$5 Million Available for Community Development Projects

SC Community Loan Fund (SCCLF) recently announced $5,000,000 in flexible, low rate capital is available to finance community development projects throughout the state. SCCLF will hold a mandatory application meeting on Tuesday, February 24th from 1:00-4:00 PM in Greenville, South Carolina. …

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January 18, 2015

SC Ports Authority, conservationists forge major partnership

When the Charleston Harbor deepens from 45 to 52 feet, a few thousand acres along the Cooper River will be preserved and protected. Read more.

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