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Thrift store promotes community, waste diversion

Kylee Minick is proud to be part of a small but mighty team who diverted 222,600 pounds of material from the landfill last year — ... Read More

Rural Action’s Watersheds day camp returns to Tuscarawas County

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May 18, 2023

NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio — Rural Action’s immersive and explorative environmental education watersheds day camp program returns to Tuscarawas County this spring, ... Read More

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The Local Butcher opens in Athens County

Chase Meeks, meat processing team leader at The Local Butcher, opened a tall metal door to display a room full of beef and pork carcasses ... Read More

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Nominations Sought for 2023 Sustainability Awards

Do you know an individual, business, or organization that’s making our little corner of Appalachia a better place to live? Nominate them for Rural Action’s ... Read More

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USDA funding will support Appalachian farms and food businesses

The Plains, Ohio- Funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) of over $40 million will allow the Central Appalachia Network and partners throughout ... Read More

Rural Action participates in Community Giveback Days, Move-OUt!

Move OUt! Community Giveback Days, the largest annual donation event in southeast Ohio, returns to the Athens County Fairgrounds on Wednesday and Thursday, May 10–11 ... Read More

Local Food For All provides produce to community

The Plains, OH — Did you know that for just $15 you can provide a week’s worth of fresh, local produce to someone who might ... Read More

The Watershed Team Visits West Virginia

By: Matthew Majkszak, AmeriCorps AORC Watershed Member

Our Watershed team, along with representatives from the Ohio Division of Mineral Resources Management, recently toured newly installed acid ... 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


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