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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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Community helps fund loan for Peck’s Farm in less than a month

Amber Peck, the owner of Peck’s Farm in Waterford, Ohio, humanely raises pastured broiler chickens and heritage turkeys. A recently funded Kiva Loan ... Read More

Rural Action commends Jackie O’s with 2023 Sustainable Business Award

At its 2023 Annual Meeting in June, Rural Action recognized one local business’s longtime commitment to sustainability. It awarded Jackie O’s Pub & Brewery, ... Read More

OhioHealth O’Bleness is leading Ohio’s hospital systems in sustainability

In 2016, OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital looked at their waste production and began asking this question: what can we do about all of this?

That’s when they ... Read More

Popa gestures to the "Projects" area of the Makerspace that she made for makers.

Service member Mary Popa curates upcycled art exhibition

AmeriCorps VISTA Mary Popa is sharing her skills with not only her host site, Rural Action’s social enterprise Community MakerSpace, at 751 West Union ... Read More

Washington County teens receive Rural Action 2023 Sustainability Award

Rural Action recognized two Washington County teens at its 2023 Annual Meeting for their outstanding passion and work in agricultural education.

Rural Action awarded Fort Frye ... Read More

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