The Vitality Index's metrics are available in their entirety on this website, which is formatted to dynamically display on a variety of devices, including smartphones and tablets. In addition, a booklet version of the Index is available for download below as either an interactive PDF or in ready-to-print book form.
Optimized for printing as a book with high-resolution images and facing pages.
A variety of resources relating to the Vitality Index are available for download below. These include promotional materials, such as general information sheets and topical posters, as well as pamphlets that show how the Vitality Index can be used to illustrate meaningful relationships among the natural, human, built, and economic aspects of the Western North Carolina community. Additionally, supporting data used to create all content for the Vitality Index is accessible by download to the community, to encourage further collaboration.
Food Security County Profiles
The Appalachian Foodshed Project has assembled county profiles containing data relevant to community food security for each county in its region. To generate county food security profiles for the WNC counties that are a part of that region, please visit the Appalachian Foodshed Project County Profiles webpage