Apply for Southeast Ohio Farm to School Conference Scholarships Now!

Thank you for your interest in the 2016 Southeast Ohio Farm to School Conference: Partnerships and Innovations for Successful Farm to School Programs! This event is an exciting 2-day intensive conference that will focus on what you can do to foster a thriving farm to school program in your area. Topics Covered will include: Farm […]

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Spring Consignment at the Chesterhill Produce Auction

Join us April 29th, 2017 for Spring Consignment at the Chesterhill Produce Auction! The bidding begins at 10:00 AM on Saturday, the 29th. We will be accepting consignments beginning Friday, the 28th from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM and Saturday, the 29th from 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM at 8380 Wagoner Rd. Chesterhill, OH 43728. […]

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Spotlight: Women Grow Ohio

Women Grow Ohio is a volunteer based group whose goal is to demonstrate the important work of Ohio women in feeding their families and others in our great state. Women Grow Ohio has developed a state-wide tour that works to connect and unite Ohio women in agriculture including livestock farmers, vegetable and fruit growers, homesteaders […]

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Spotlight: Ridge and Hollow Seed Alliance

Ridge and Hollow Seed Alliance is Community Food Initiative’s regional seed company. They are dedicated to increasing food security for future generations by supporting the preservation of regionally adapted, open-pollinated seeds through partnerships with skilled seed savers living in our region. Their company offers an alternative to large agribusiness by only purchasing and distributing seed […]

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December Chesterhill Produce Auction Growers’ Meeting December 3rd

  On Thursday, December 3rd Rural Action and the Chesterhill Produce Auction will have their first annual Growers’ Meeting at the Joe Hershberger family home at 1:00 pm. Joe’s home is located down the road from the Chesterhill Produce Auction at 7351 State Route 555, Chesterhill, Ohio, 43728. At this meeting we will present the results of […]

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Hiring Now: 2017 AmeriCorps VISTA

We’re Hiring! Rural Action is recruiting 2 summer VISTA positions and 2 full year VISTA positions to serve in building local food systems, increasing local food production, and much more! 2 SUMMER POSITIONS: JUNE 12, 2017 – AUGUST 20, 2017 | APPLY BY APRIL 30TH, 2017. 2 FULL YEAR POSITIONS: JULY 3, 2017 – JULY […]

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Winter Good Agricultural Practices Workshop Now Open

Rural Action and Ohio University Extension will hold a Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) training workshop on Wednesday, November 11 at the Marion Community Center in Chesterhill Ohio from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. For more information and registration paperwork please see our GAP Workshop Registration Flyer.

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Winter 2015 Season Creation High Tunnel Workshops Now Open!

Rural Action and Green Edge Organic Gardens are partnering on a series of intensive on-farm workshops. The workshops are held at Green Edge Organic Gardens (16232 Henry Rd. Amesville, Ohio 45711). Sessions begin at the Amesville Grange Hall (17486 State St. Amesville, Ohio 45711) then go to the farm and end at 4:00 pm. These […]

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Fall Consignment Auction November 7

Join us at the Chesterhill Produce Auction on November 7 at 10:00 am for our annual Fall Consignment Auction. The auction will be held at 8380 Wagoner Road in Chesterhill Ohio! To celebrate a successful auction season, we invite the community to join us at a conventional auction. This event allows our growers to showcase […]

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R&R Gulf Country Fresh Stops Sidewalk Sale

Perry County Health Department and Rural Action are hosting an open house on Monday, August 10th. We will be grilling fresh produce from the Chesterhill Produce Auction for all to enjoy and fruits and vegetables will be set up at the Country Fresh Stop for sale. The even begins at 10:00 am at R&R Gulf, 84 […]

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