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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 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

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

Get Fresh Produce Every Week With CPA’s Buying Club

Chesterhill Produce Auction is taking signups for its Buying Club, which delivers local produce to a location near you every week.

You can opt to receive ... Read More

Rural Action

Katie Lloyd is Beginning Farmer Outreach Assistant

Katie Lloyd is the Beginning Farmer Outreach Assistant at Rural Action. Katie has a passion for sharing resources and connecting farmers with peer mentorship opportunities ... Read More

Shop Local With Chesterhill Produce Auction This Holiday Season

The Chesterhill Produce Auction has already exceeded last year’s sales, and there still are two Saturday auctions remaining, including the Holiday Auction. In addition, Holiday ... Read More

CPA’s Pie Day will Benefit Farm to School Project

While many people think of March 14 as “Pi Day,” Chesterhill Produce Auction’s “Pie Day” will be on Oct. 11 with a celebration of tasty ... Read More

Rural Action

Molly Sowash is Sustainable Agriculture Manager

Molly Sowash is the new Sustainable Agriculture Program Manager. She began with Rural Action in 2019 as an AmeriCorps member, serving two terms with the ... Read More

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

‘Local Food for All’ Partnership Fights Food Insecurity, Supports Local Farmers

The Plains, OH — For many residents of Appalachian Ohio, local, healthy food is difficult to find and even harder to afford. Rural Action and ... Read More

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