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Truetown Groundbreaking recap

On June 29, True Pigments broke ground on the first phase of its acid mine drainage (AMD) treatment and pigment production facility near Millfield, Ohio.

The ... Read More

Rural Action

Community helps fund loan for Peck’s Farm in less than a month

Amber Peck, the owner of Peck’s Farm in Waterford, Ohio, humanely raises pastured broiler chickens and heritage turkeys. A recently funded Kiva Loan ... Read More

Popa gestures to the "Projects" area of the Makerspace that she made for makers.

Service member Mary Popa curates upcycled art exhibition

AmeriCorps VISTA Mary Popa is sharing her skills with not only her host site, Rural Action’s social enterprise Community MakerSpace, at 751 West Union ... Read More

Celebrate new True Pigments facility at the groundbreaking June 29

Millfield, Ohio—The groundbreaking for the first phase of the True Pigments Acid Mine Drainage Treatment and Pigment Production Facility will occur at 10 a.m. on ... Read More

Thrift store promotes community, waste diversion

Kylee Minick is proud to be part of a small but mighty team who diverted 222,600 pounds of material from the landfill last year — ... Read More

Local Food For All provides produce to community

The Plains, OH — Did you know that for just $15 you can provide a week’s worth of fresh, local produce to someone who might ... Read More

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Any level of birder can grow their passion at Birds in the Hills Festival

South Bloomingville, OH- The Birds in the Hills Festival takes place in the heart of the Hocking Hills at Camp Oty’Okwa on May 12-14 ... Read More

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Kiva webinar will help businesses access financing

Is your small business struggling to get financing that could help it grow or improve profitability? Consider a 0%-interest crowd-sourced Kiva loan. Rural Action can ... Read More

Rural Action

Herb Hub expansion will support agroforestry producers

The Plains, Ohio —Rural Action and partners working through the Appalachian RESILIENCY partnership will expand the network of agroforestry product processing centers, referred to in ... Read More

The sign for the Community Makerspace at 751 W. Union St. in Athens.

Meet Maker Nathan Vieland

By Keri Johnson, AmeriCorps VISTA member

Nathan Vieland is an Athens, Ohio native, an instructor at the Community Makerspace, and artist whose mediums include 3D ... Read More

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