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National service members help divert books from waste stream

Written by Seth Kern, AmeriCorps member with Zero Waste

On a mission to rejuvenate Fleming Township’s environment, the Rural Action Zero Waste team spearheaded a significant ... Read More

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Coalfield Development to host press event for cultivating local food economies on August 17

HUNTINGTON, WV – Coalfield Development is excited to announce a press event in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scheduled to take place ... Read More

Southwest Borderlands

by Eleanor Reagan

The Southwest of the United States is a land of unparalleled beauty and diversity, and at the very core of its identity lies ... Read More

Cultivating Tradition, Empowering Indigenous Agriculture

by Eleanor Reagan

The San Xavier Farm Coop, located outside Tuscon, Arizona, is establishing a grain mill to further strengthen their commitment to revitalize the ... Read More

Reflections on Tucson: A City of Gastronomy

by Jessy Swisher

In May, 2022, I visited several iconic sites that are part of the heritage grain revolution in Tucson, Arizona, a UNESCO designated “Read More

Rural Action and Solid Ground School come together to teach lessons in phenology

By Amy Nicolai, Rural Action Environmental Education AmeriCorps Member

During the 2021–’22 and 2022–’23 school years, Solid Ground School and Rural Action’s Environmental Education ... Read More

Member feature: Ted Bernard recounts career, involvement in Rural Action’s roots

Rural Action member Ted Bernard has been with Rural Action since the beginning — through a friendship with Carol Kuhre, he helped the organization transition ... Read More

Alice Ross recognized for her commitment to community

Rural Action awarded Tuscarawas County resident Alice Ross with its 2023 Volunteer Sustainability Award at its annual meeting on June 6.

Nominated by Leadership and Service ... Read More

Truetown Groundbreaking recap

On June 29, True Pigments broke ground on the first phase of its acid mine drainage (AMD) treatment and pigment production facility near Millfield, Ohio.

The ... Read More

AmeriCorps and Rural Action help preserve Athens County history in Kilvert

In early April, a crew of AmeriCorps and Rural Action staff from the Zero Waste, Sustainable Agriculture, Sustainable Forestry programs were tasked with clearing out ... Read More

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