Living Better. Locally. How you can make a difference:


Take an active role in creating a culture of empowerment and hope in Appalachia. Volunteer to work in a school garden, at a food pantry or on a farm. Give us a call at 276.623.1121 or email us at to sign up.


Turn in your used or new supplies and materials. We are always in need of shovels, rakes, mulch, garden hoses. Give us a call at 276.623.1121 or email us at to pass along any tools.


Want to give more? Ensure that our work continues with a strong base of local financial support. (The average individual ASD donor give $100/year). Further your commitment and make a difference. Donation Station.

Stay informed

Come to our workshops, events, farm tours and conferences. Stay up to date on current trends, programs and projects. Check out our Upcoming Events Page or Call us at 276.623.1121.


Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. Help us spread the word about ASD and the needs in Central Appalachia. By working together, we’ll all live better. Locally.

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Contact Us

Physical Address: 1096 Ole Berry Rd. Abingdon, VA 24212

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 791, Abingdon, VA 24212

Give us a Call: 276.623.1121