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CPA Tracks the Journey of Fresh, Local Produce

Want to see the impact Chesterhill Produce Auction has on Appalachian Ohio?

Just “Follow the Food.”

CPA’s Summer VISTA members – Alex Mykulyn, Natalie Ruth, and Elizabeth ... Read More

Volunteering has its Benefits at UpCycle Thrift

Looking for a volunteer opportunity that will earn you a 40% discount on merchandise and first dibs on the coolest stuff?

Lend a hand at UpCycle ... Read More

Allison Ricket Builds Networks That Boost Teens

It’s a beautiful July morning in Marietta, the kind of day most young people would sooner be anywhere than in a classroom. But the Building ... Read More

Sadie Meade is UpCycle Ohio Thrift Manager

Sadie Meade has been thrifting since she was old enough to go shopping.

“My parents were smart about money and super frugal,” says Sadie, who is ... Read More

The Making of ‘Legacy: Women of Southeast Ohio’

Liz Pahl first encountered Carol Kuhre and Ada Woodson Adams when she was working for the Athens County Foundation, where Carol was President of the ... Read More

Van Offeren Played Key Role in Mine Cleanups

Terry Van Offeren remembers when vast stretches of Gallia County were a “moonscape,” ravaged by the effects of historic coal mining.

“I saw an aerial photo ... Read More

Sustainability Award Logo and Photos from Past Year

Trimble Teen Takes Action to Protect the Planet

Alison McCoy is sitting in Athens County Public Libraries’ Glouster branch on a scorching day, wincing at the memory of cross-country practice that morning. It ... Read More

Field Notes: A Summer Eruption of Fruiting Fungi

This Field Note is by Joe Brehm, Rural Action Environmental Education Director

The cycles of warm rain and sunshine stimulate serious summer fecundity in Southeast Ohio ... Read More

Internship ‘Eye-Opening’ for Meigs Student

By Katy Cox, Meigs High School Student

My internship through Rural Action and the Environmental Education Council of Ohio was the first internship I have ever ... Read More

Rural Action

Loomis-Amrhein is new Makerspace Manager

Gabby Loomis-Amrhein is a maker. She’s done straw bale construction. She loves woodworking. And she is a published poet. She’s also the new manager of ... Read More

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