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Proposal Would Restore Parts of Lake Erie Basin

A Rural Action proposal to restore wetlands and stream channels in the Western Lake Erie Basin to reduce phosphorus loads has been deemed “Pay for ... Read More

Podcast Highlights Small Business Assistance

In a recent podcast by E2 Entrepreneurial Ecosystems, Rural Action’s Dan Vorisek discusses the challenges, lessons, and successes our Resilient Communities program encountered while helping ... Read More

Put Your Finger on the Staple Pulse

Each quarter, the Appalachian Staple Foods Collaborative (ASFC) sends a newsletter detailing key events and issues related to staple foods — organic grains, beans, nuts, ... Read More

Volunteers Sought to Help Plant 1,000 Trees

Thanks to the generosity of our friends and members, we’ve raised the funds to acquire 1,000 saplings to plant in Chauncey. Now we’re looking for ... Read More

Andrea Miller’s Roots Run Deep in Appalachian Ohio

Andrea Miller, Rural Action’s new Sustainable Forestry Manager, was at a thrift store in Logan recently when something caught her eye. It was a piece ... Read More

Don’t Buy it — Borrow it at the Tool Library

Sometimes you need a table saw, a power washer or some other tool that you’ll use only occasionally.

Why buy it when you can borrow it?

Thanks ... Read More

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Resolve to go Solar in 2021

Still looking for a New Year’s resolution? Maybe this is the year to go solar.

Several years ago, Rural Action Environmental Education Director Joe Brehm resolved ... Read More

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AORC Members Secure Grant to Boost Shawnee

Good things have been happening in Shawnee recently, and thanks to the initiative of two Appalachian Ohio Restore Corps (AORC) members, it’s going to be ... Read More

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Rural Action Helps Tuscarawas Businesses Get Grants

When Rural Action’s Marissa Lautzenheiser realized applications were lagging for grants to help Tuscarawas County small businesses weather the COVID-19 pandemic, she took action.

“I started ... Read More

Take a Moment to Enjoy This ‘Silent Night’

When we heard this rendition of “Silent Night” performed by Random Pluck, we knew we had to share it with you. Here’s hoping you have ... Read More

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