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Rural Action welcomes international fellows

“This problem isn’t just about containing elephants to the park borders. When farmers lose their crops, they go into the forest and cut down trees ... Read More

New Rural Action staff member to expand native plant resources

 

Gary Conley recently joined Rural Action as the Native Plant Nursery Manager. As the manager of the newest social enterprise at Rural Action, Gary comes ... Read More

Debbie Phillips to participate in Building a Better Ohio White House event

The Plains, Ohio – Debbie Phillips, CEO of Rural Action, will participate in Communities in Action: Building a Better Ohio, a roundtable discussion at the ... Read More

Student’s upcycling leads to career journey with UpCycle Ohio

 

It sometimes feels like the Community Makerspace and UpCycle Ohio were the missing stitches in Hannah Eppler’s college experience. Hannah, a recent graduate of Ohio ... Read More

2022 Sustainability Awards: SOPEC

 

The partnership between the Sustainable Ohio Public Energy Council (SOPEC) and Rural Action is one that was destined to flourish. They have a history that ... Read More

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West Virginia Hazelnut Orchard Finds Local Cultivars

John Kelsey has been growing hazelnuts on his farm in Mason County, West Virginia, since 2011, when the Thousand Cankers Disease outbreak damaged the black ... Read More

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Ohio Chestnut Farm Incorporates Alley Cropping

As nut orchards grow in popularity, farmers are looking for innovative ways to generate income and improve soil health as their trees mature. This has ... Read More

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Nut-works Build Regional Resilience

By Eleanor Reagan

As supply chains become increasingly unreliable and energy shortages more frequent, local food production and processing will become ever more crucial to ... Read More

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Perennial Nuts Offer a Key to Our Food System

By Michelle Ajamian

From the beginning (2008) we chose the word staple over grain in ASFC’s name, not only because nuts (and beans) are powerhouses ... Read More

A group of hikers sit and write by the creek

Writing in the Woods with Appalachian Understories

At the Nature Writing Workshop hosted by Appalachian Understories, participants were able to explore their creativity while strolling along the two mile John Knouse path ... Read More


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