Through education, demonstration, and community exchange, Rising Appalachia supports a regional culture based on sustainable natural resources providing for economic activity, collective needs, and individual health and enjoyment.
To develop a sustainable business model which teaches the community in Athens County the economic, social, and health benefits of a connection to the nature around them from the food they eat, to the spaces they choose to play in.
Responsible Sourcing Statement
Supplies and Equipment for Rising Appalachia should meet the mission of the organization. Additionally, to ensure that the economic impact of Rising Appalachia is to the benefit of the community of Athens and surrounding counties, priority will be given to locally sourced supplies and equipment.