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Local Food For All Tackles Food Insecurity in Appalachian Ohio

The Plains, OH — Did you know that for just $13 you can provide a week’s worth of fresh, local produce to someone who might ... Read More

Internship Inspires Entrepreneurial St. Clairsville Teen

Marie Copeland discovered the entrepreneurial spirit in fifth grade when she took on a concession stand at a Christmas tree farm. An opportunity through Rural ... Read More

Help Wanted: CPO, Donation Station Intern, AmeriCorps Members

Love our work? Are you a passionate, experienced leader? Apply to be Rural Action’s next Chief Program Officer. The ideal candidate will be a systems ... Read More

Grieving? Seek Solace in Nature

Research shows that spending time in nature has a profound and calming effect on our bodies and minds. OhioHealth and Rural Action are planning three ... Read More

McConnelsville Market Gets New Website

Sarah Griesmyer, owner of Meyers Specialty Market in McConnelsville, had a Facebook page for her business, but she wanted a platform she had more control ... Read More

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Silvopasture, Forest Farming Grants Available

Landowners can apply for mini-grants of up to $1,500/acre for silvopasture implementation and up to $1,000/quarter-acre for forest farming implementation through a program offered by ... Read More

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Tuscarawas Event Focuses on Small Businesses

Small business owners in southern Tuscarawas County can learn about business resources, websites, and community development during the Small Business Social from 5:30-7 p.m. on ... Read More

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Hannah Kopp is Watershed Program Manager

Hannah Kopp joined Rural Action as a Watershed Program Manager in 2022. Prior to joining as a staff member, they served as an Appalachian Ohio ... Read More

Gayle Manchin Tours UpCycle Ohio Thrift, Makerspace

Appalachian Regional Commission Federal Co-Chair Gayle Manchin was in Athens on April 13 to meet with the steering committee of the Central Appalachian Network and ... Read More

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Nominations Sought for 2022 Sustainability Awards

Do you know an individual, business, or organization that’s making our little corner of Appalachia a better place to live? Nominate them for Rural Action’s ... Read More

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