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Southeast Ohio Fiberworks sees success from Rural Action-endorsed Kiva loan

By Keri Johnson, AmeriCorps VISTA member

Rural Action has endorsed loans through Kiva for businesses and producers, including Snowville Creamery, Wildcat Ridge Farms, and Green Edge ... Read More

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Rural Action Recommends: Podcast Edition

Winter is a great time to stay home, try one of the recipes on Chesterhill Produce Auction’s blog, and listen to a new podcast!

Our staff ... Read More

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Member Spotlight: Lou Driever on heritage farming, stewarding land, and joining Rural Action

By Keri Johnson, AmeriCorps VISTA member

Lou Driever is one of the most recent members to join Rural Action. He was introduced to Rural Action through ... Read More

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The Plains’ EV charging station now open 24/7

THE PLAINS, Ohio — The Rural Action electric vehicle charging station located at 8 N. Plains is now open for public use, 24/7!

This free public ... Read More

Would you like to reduce waste at your gathering with Zero Waste’s reusable dishware?

By Seth Kern, AmeriCorps Member

Do you have a family party or event coming up, and want to reduce waste? We’ve got a great way to ... Read More

Exploring the heritage of our region

Written by Amy Nicolai, AmeriCorps Member

On the chilly (but very sunny) morning of Nov. 22, Rural Action’s Environmental Education team visited two local spots to ... Read More

Appalachian Educators Explore New Ways to Connect Nature to the Classroom

The pristine autumn fall colors and Burr Oak Lake served as the backdrop for the Appalachian Green Teachers Conference, held in late October each year ... Read More

Talking Trash — Taking the Zero Waste Pledge

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the average American produces about 5 pounds of trash a day. However, being aware of how much waste ... Read More

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Learn about acid mine drainage and discuss the future of Rush Creek

New Lexington, Ohio — Join Rural Action Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 5:30-7 p.m. at The Pizza Place, 100 W. Broadway, New Lexington, for a ... Read More

Appalachian Understories Backpacking Trip Builds Community

On a rainy Friday evening in late September, a few folks set out on a six-mile backpacking excursion on the Buckeye Trail. Led by Appalachian ... Read More

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