Recent News

Field Notes: On Water

Written by Joe Brehm, Chief Program Officer

For many years, Nate Schlater’s email was, which always struck me as significant. Something akin to the Lorax speaking for the trees, Nate ... Read More

Herb Hub expansion will support agroforestry producers

The Plains, Ohio —Rural Action and partners working through the Appalachian RESILIENCY partnership will expand the network of agroforestry product processing centers, referred to in shorthand as herb hubs. Herb ... Read More

Chestnuts Take the Stage at OEFFA

February 17, 2023 – the Appalachian Staple Foods Collaborative (ASFC) and Route 9 Cooperative launched the second year of their North Central SARE grant at the Ohio Ecological Food ... Read More

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