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Rural Action welcomes international fellows

“This problem isn’t just about containing elephants to the park borders. When farmers lose their crops, they go into the forest and cut down trees ... Read More

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West Virginia Hazelnut Orchard Finds Local Cultivars

John Kelsey has been growing hazelnuts on his farm in Mason County, West Virginia, since 2011, when the Thousand Cankers Disease outbreak damaged the black ... Read More

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Ohio Chestnut Farm Incorporates Alley Cropping

As nut orchards grow in popularity, farmers are looking for innovative ways to generate income and improve soil health as their trees mature. This has ... Read More

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Nut-works Build Regional Resilience

By Eleanor Reagan

As supply chains become increasingly unreliable and energy shortages more frequent, local food production and processing will become ever more crucial to ... Read More

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Perennial Nuts Offer a Key to Our Food System

By Michelle Ajamian

From the beginning (2008) we chose the word staple over grain in ASFC’s name, not only because nuts (and beans) are powerhouses ... Read More

Learn About Beekeeping and More During Summer Workshops

The Plains, OH — Farmers, landowners, and community members can learn about everything from beekeeping to growing Asian vegetables this summer during upcoming workshops.

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In Solidarity with Buffalo

*Author’s Note: This article reflects the thoughts and grievances we shared at a Sustainable Agriculture team meeting last week after the mass shooting in Buffalo, ... Read More

Match Doubles Impact of Neighbor Meals Donations in June

Athens, Ohio – Neighbor Loaves (& Meals), a project of the Appalachian Staple Foods Collaborative (ASFC) at Rural Action, will match purchases for the project ... Read More

Tuscarawas County Donation Station Seeks Volunteers

New Philadelphia, OH — Looking for a summer volunteer opportunity? Here’s a chance to help your community by assisting with the Donation Station at the ... Read More

Donation Station Coming To Tuscarawas County

New Philadelphia, OH — When the Tuscarawas County Farmers Market opens its 14th season on June 1, shoppers will discover a new way to address ... Read More

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