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From Africa to Appalachia

Local problems require global solutions. Nobody realizes this better than Darlington Mafa, of Zimbabwe, and Felician Ezekiel, of Tanzania, whom Rural Action hosted as Community ... Read More

Harvesting Sustainably

Ramp season is here! We love foraging, and we love local food. But, according to our good friends at United Plant Savers, “because ramps are ... 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

Sustainable Agriculture to present at OEFFA Conference

Michelle Ajamian and Eleanor Reagan of the Sustainable Agriculture team will be presenting alongside Amy Miller of Route 9 Cooperative at the Read More

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Helping Forest Farmers Harvest Success

Is it really possible to quit your day job to become a full-time forest farmer?

Meet Rick Felumlee, who went from searching the internet for information ... 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

Rural Action

Dry Kiln Workshop To Feature Business Tips

In collaboration with Hocking College and Harry Watt of NC State Extension, we’re hosting a small dry kiln business workshop at ... Read More

Place Your Order for Tree Seedlings

Thinking about planting trees this spring? Local soil and water conservation districts are currently selling seedlings. Here are details.

Tuscarawas County Soil and Water will ... Read More

Karam Sheban is Director of Sustainable Forestry

Karam Sheban is the Director of Sustainable Forestry at Rural Action. He served first as an AmeriCorps member with Rural Action’s ... Read More

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