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Meet RA’s New Building & Grounds Coordinator

Jason Szostek has joined Rural Action as the Building and Grounds Coordinator.

Jason is an Ohio native who grew up in the Akron area, just outside ... Read More

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Cyclists Can ‘Ride Through Time’ on Self-Guided Tour

Cyclists have an opportunity to “Ride Through Time” in a self-guided bike tour that will take them on a 20-mile journey through the historic Little ... Read More

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Article Highlights Rural Action’s Forest Farming Work

Forest farming is enjoying a resurgence thanks to the work of Rural Action and other organizations in Appalachia, according to a recent article in Whetstone ... Read More

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ZWEP Earns ASPIRE 2020 Coronavirus Pivot Award

Zero Waste Event Productions (ZWEP) earned the Social Enterprise Coronavirus Pivot Award during a virtual awards presentation held recently in Columbus.

The Pivot Award is new ... Read More

Explore Leesville Lake During Rural Action’s Community Paddle

Mineral City, Ohio — Rural Action’s Huff Run Watershed Team will host a Community Paddle on Leesville Lake from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. ... Read More

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Get Out and Enjoy the Fall Weather During Watershed Tour

New Straitsville, Ohio — The leaves aren’t the only thing changing in Southeast Ohio this fall. The water quality in our local creeks is changing, ... Read More

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Drop Off Those Hard-to-Recycle Items on Sept. 26

The Plains, Ohio — Do you have an old mattress/box spring, rechargeable batteries, or obsolete electronic devices lying around waiting to be recycled? Now is ... Read More

Recycling Event to Feature New Thrift Store, Makerspace

The Plains, Ohio — After ReUse Industries closed in February, a group of local organizations began working to reimagine the work that ReUse had started, ... Read More

Protecting Forest Botanicals Along the Baileys Trail System

I found the pull-off on West Bailey Road with no problem. I was the first to arrive. Three other cars rolled in after me. In ... Read More

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Resilience Fund Offers Grants to Struggling Businesses, Nonprofits

The Plains, OH — Six organizations have banded together to create a Resilience Fund to offer rapid-response grants to businesses and nonprofits facing serious economic ... Read More


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