Recent News

A Zero Waste Weekend …

How did you spend your weekend? Rural Action’s Zero Waste team was busy, stopping Friday at The Neighborhood in Ashland, KY, where they delivered a load of textiles for recycling, ... Read More

Bryn Sowash is Rural Action’s National Service Program Planner

Bryn Sowash joined the team this year to help develop an expansion of Rural Action’s National Service programming. Specifically looking to increase the team’s capacity to address the climate emergency, ... Read More

Colorful Signs Adorn Trimble Pollinator Garden

Pollinator gardens are a buzzing splash of color during the summer months. But as fall sets in, things can look a bit … well, weedy.

So Rural Action Environmental Education Director ... Read More

Upcoming Events

Appalachian Green Teachers Conference 2021

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Location: Burr Oak Lodge & Conference Center Details


The annual Appalachian Green Teachers Conference will be held October 27-29 at Burr Oak State Park Lodge: Wednesday, October 27 will be dedicated to career-connected learning, such as internships and...

Fall Watershed Tour

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Join Rural Action for a tour highlighting the success of local watershed restoration projects. Tour will feature two sites: Pine Run Limestone Doser and Upstream Rock Run Reclamation Site with...

Woodshop Orientation Class

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Location: UpCycle Ohio Community Makerspace Details


Learn the ins and outs of the most commonly used tools in the Community Makerspace woodshop. This intro course includes shop safety and basic function and anatomy of each tool....

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.