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Rural Action Rallies to Battle Impact of Coronavirus

“What can I do to help?”

When discussing the legacy of Mary Anne Flournoy after her death last October, Carol Kuhre remembered those words, spoken by ... Read More

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True Pigments, Gamblin Artists Colors Plan Release Party for Paints Made From Pollution

The Plains, OH — True Pigments, LLC, a social enterprise of Rural Action, is throwing a release party on March 19 to unveil a limited-edition ... Read More

Support Watershed Restoration at the Mud Run Fish Fry

Mineral City, Ohio — The Mud Run Stream Keepers will host their Annual Fish Fry on Saturday, March 7 from 4 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at the ... Read More

Prothonotary Warbler

Count Birds This Weekend, Then Get Ready for Birds in the Hills

The Plains, Ohio — While you’re participating in the 23rd annual Great Backyard Bird Count this weekend, don’t forget to mark your calendar for Birds ... Read More

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Rural Action’s True Pigments Earns National Prize for Social Innovation

Environmental Justice Initiative Selected by J.M. Kaplan Fund from 1,300+ Ideas, Joins Nationwide Cohort of Social Innovation Leaders

New York City – The J.M. Kaplan Fund ... Read More

Mary Ann Flournoy and her husband, Dan, in front of the Athens Community Center.

Mary Anne Flournoy Left a Legacy of Love

The only measure of your words and your deeds will be the love you leave behind when you’re done.

Fred Small

Mary Anne Flournoy certainly left ... Read More

West Virginia Forest Farming Initiative Gets an Assist from Rural Action

Ginseng, goldenseal, black-cohosh, ramps … these native Appalachian plants are prized around the world for their culinary and medicinal properties. The West Virginia Forest Farming ... Read More

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$1.2m Grant Will Boost Towns, Businesses Near Baileys Trail System

The Plains, Ohio — The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has announced the award of $1.2 million to support development of the Baileys Trail System on ... Read More

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Appalachian Staple Foods Collaborative Joins Rural Action

The Plains, OH — For more than 25 years, building a robust secure local food system has been an integral part of Rural Action’s work. ... Read More

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Appalachian Staple Foods Collaborative Joins Rural Action

The Plains, OH — For more than 25 years, building a robust secure local food system has been an integral part of Rural Action’s work. ... Read More


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