Recent News

Neighbor Loaves Project Offers Grants to Local Chefs, Bakers

The Plains, OH — Local chefs and bakers can receive mini-grants of up to $250 for recipe development to help grow the Neighbor Loaves [& Meals] offerings.

Rural Action’s Neighbor Loaves ... Read More

Field Notes: Learn About Lichen While the Wildflowers Sleep

By Joe Brehm, Environmental Education Director

If you enjoy complaining about winter, you may not want to read this, because I’m hoping to give you one fewer reason to dislike this ... Read More

ASFC’s North American Staple Network (NASN) Updates

Our network of food system leaders meets quarterly to work together to advance staple crops across North American regions. Here are some annual updates from a few of our ... Read More

Upcoming Events

Bike Repair Workshop

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Location: UpCycle Ohio Community Makerspace Details

Learn the ABCs of bike maintenance with bike enthusiast Ben Brewster. Bring your bike with you to learn how to perform a basic safety check. We will then move into...


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Location: UpCycle Ohio Community Makerspace Details

An opportunity for queer folx to thrift shop and learn how to upcycle their garments in a way that best fits their personal style. Can’t find clothes that are right...

Uncovering Animal Mysteries: Animal Tracking Workshop

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Location: Beaumont-Salina Trailhead of the Hockhocking Adena Bikeway Details

Bundle up and prepare for a winter exploration along the bike path with expert animal tracker, Joe Brehm. On this guided hike we will look at animal tracks, scat and...

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.