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SOPEC AND Rural Action’s partnership aims to assist small businesses and local producers

By: Paul Celi

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded the Rural Energy for America Program Technical Assistance Grant (REAP TAG) to the Sustainable Ohio Public Energy Council (SOPEC), which will ... Read More

Tom Redfern receives the OEFFA’s 2024 Service Award

By: Paul Celi

Last Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024, at the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) conference in Newark, Ohio, Tom Redfern, the Senior Director of Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry ... Read More

Medical supplies program supports displaced residents in Marietta

By: Abby Neff, AmeriCorps VISTA

When Megan Smith learned about a fire that displaced 38 residents at the WiniBeri Place apartments in Marietta, Ohio, she instinctively jumped to help.

“We were ... Read More

Rural Action is a membership-based nonprofit organization based in Appalachian Ohio. Since 1991, our mission has been to build a more just economy by developing the region’s assets in environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable ways.