The following series of Growing Up WILD Workshops are provided by WOSU in the Central and South Central Ohio area. All workshops are SUTQ credit approved. Register online at www.OPDN.org Contact Jan Fullerton at 614-292-9678 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Sept 24, 2011–Child Care Connections, Newark, 9:00am to 12:00pm, second session at 12:30 to 3:30pm .. read more
Wondering what to do with that mess of leaves and twings covering your lawn this fall? Why not create your own compost pile to use for future planting. All composting requires three basic ingredients: Browns, which include materials such as dead leaves, branches and twigs Greens, which include materials such as grass clippings, vegetable waste, .. read more
FARMAGEDDON is a film that highlights the urgency of food freedom. The piece encourages farmers and consumers alike to take action to preserve individuals’ rights to access food of their choice and farmers’ rights to produce these foods safely and free from unreasonable regulations. The film serves to put policymakers and regulators on notice .. read more
Linking locally grown foods to local plates key focus The Star Beacon wrote a great article about a new committee that is to be formed. The new committee will focus on keeping food production and consumption local. To read the full article click on the link bellow! To read the full article click here!
Our Huff Run 2011 Kayak Winner was Nancy Trbovich of Waynesburg, Ohio. She and her husband, Dan, have been Huff Run members for many years. Rural Action had a total of 446 tickets sold for the raffle with a total profit of exactly $800 which will be used to pay for Huff Run office utilities. .. read more
Rural Action’s Trimble office will be hosting an open house on Saturday October 1st celebrating the next twenty years of the organization. The event will start at 5:30 and will be open to the public. Local food and beverages will be provided. RSVP requested. Please contact Susan Roth at Susan@ruralaction.org or 740-767-4938.
The Abandoned Mine Land Reclamation Awards recognize outstanding abandoned mine land reclamation in the United States and showcase exemplary reclamation techniques. Only projects funded wholly or in part and completed by approved state or tribal regulatory programs are eligible to win. A panel of judges composed of directors of state reclamation programs and OSM managers .. read more
Join us at the Slater Community Center to learn more about producing “Goods From The Woods” on October 14th. Top notch resource professionals from around the region will present on a variety of topics that can help you maximize the potential of your woodlands and become a more profitable producer. Topics covered will include the .. read more
Rural Action is very excited to announce this year’s new AmeriCorps members. With two new pilot projects in the works and several exciting initiatives with Environmental Education and Watersheds on the horizon, this should be a groundbreaking year. Joining the ranks of our program are: Emily Ankney- 2nd year member transferring from Huff Run Watershed .. read more