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Andi Chatfield is Social Enterprise Coordinator

Andi Chatfield first began working with Rural Action as an independent contractor in 2020 after designing and developing the website for True Pigments. In 2022 ... Read More

Prothonotary Warbler

Field Notes: Beauty in Prothonotary Form

By Joe Brehm, Environmental Education Director

As we tiptoed along the overgrown trail at Greendale Wetland, one male prothonotary warbler sang its rich, direct song. ... 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

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 ... 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 ... Read More

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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

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OU Students Assisting with Marketing Plan

By Jilly Anderson, AmeriCorps Member

Appalachian Understories is getting a little help from students in a Strategic Communications class at Ohio University.

The students, who are ... Read More

Help Wanted: Rural Action Seeks to fill Several Job Openings

Rural Action seeks to hire a Makerspace Manager, Social Enterprise Coordinator, a Grants Coordinator, and a Northern Programs Manager. Here are details on each position.

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Prothonotary Warbler

The Early Bird Gets … the Discount!

Early bird registration for the Birds in the Hills Festival is underway, offering a chance to save 25% to 33% on admission to this three-day ... Read More

Junco photo by Karen Mammone

Field Notes: Meet a Few of Ohio’s ‘Snow Birds’

(This is the first of several Field Notes focusing on our feathered friends as we get ready for the Read More

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