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Rutherford County, NC
Rutherford County, NC is a designated “distressed” county by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC). Such counties are economically challenged and rank in the lowest 10 percent of all U.S. counties. According to the US Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Rutherford County has a poverty rate of 20.5% and has a three year average unemployment rate of 15.9% (2009 – 2011). Our artisans in Rutherford County, who live in one of the 10 most economically distressed counties in Appalachia, are proud to be do good! goods launch partners.
McDowell County, WV
McDowell County is the poorest county in WV. The persistent poverty in this area of our country has been significantly aggravated by the decline in coal mining jobs over the past few decades. The poverty rate for families with children is now above 40 percent. We are looking to expand the variety of product offerings that our WV artisans are creating, so be sure to keep checking the website for updates!
Products from artisans in additional locations will be offered soon!