Locals visit White House to explore rural economic opportunities

Two Athens County development leaders were in Washington D.C. this past week for the announcement of a $10 billion initiative to promote rural economic development. The U.S. Rural Infrastructure Opportunity Fund is designed to grow local economies by increasing access to capital for infrastructure projects and speeding up the process of infrastructure improvements. Appalachian Partnership […]

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Agriculture Under Secretary Announces Grant to Benefit Ohio Food Hub

NELSONVILLE, Ohio, March 20, 2014 – Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary Doug O’Brien visited Athens County, Ohio, today to announce a grant award of more than $198,000 to help Rural Action and the Southeast Ohio Food Hub Network expand the distribution of locally grown foods. VIEW FULL PDF Here. For more information, contact:  Heather Hartley, USDA Ohio […]

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