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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

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

Follow the Food: Firehouse Cooperative

Since April, one of the Chesterhill Produce Auction’s newest customers has been Firehouse, officially named the Student Cooperative Organization (SCO). Located in Athens, Ohio, Firehouse ... Read More

Rural Action welcomes Johna Metcalf in new staff role

Like many staff members, Johna Metcalf’s journey to becoming a full-time Rural Action staff member began with serving through AmeriCorps. Before beginning her new role ... Read More

Hellbender Haven – What Rural Action and partners are doing to protect hellbender salamanders in Ohio

On a warm September day, Hannah Kopp and the rest of the Rural Action Watersheds team go out to the Walhonding, Mohican, and Kokosing Rivers ... Read More

Rural Action helps bring fresh produce to flood victims

“Yay, we’re gonna get to can beans!” one woman exclaimed as Rural Action’s Sustainable Agriculture team unloaded bushels of green beans. She shared how her ... Read More

Rural Action awarded federal funds for workforce development

 

“For decades, our AmeriCorps program has provided opportunities for people to launch or further their careers, while engaging in meaningful service in our communities,” said ... Read More


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