We’re Hiring!

We are in search of an enthusiastic, dedicated individual who can work mostly independently to create visual content, such as photography and video storytelling, design of rack cards and other marketing materials, as well as writing and posting social media content. This is a part time, remote contract position that focuses on promotion of experiencesand…

Due March 15: 2022 Seed Grant Application

Our 2022 Seed Grant Application is now open! Are you a local entrepreneur in our 9 county region (Athens, Fairfield, Hocking, Meigs, Morgan, Muskingum, Perry, Vinton, Washington)? You can apply! These micro-grants are designed to support the development, improvement, expansion, and marketing of local authentic experiences in the OWR region. Requests up to $750 are…

Shawnee Second Saturday “Sharing Our Appalachia” Photography Exhibit

Thank you to everyone who came out for Shawnee Second Saturday! We had such a great time at the “Sharing our Appalachia” Community Arts Photography Exhibit. Thanks especially to Destination Shawnee and to all the artists who shared their vision of the region with us. You can now see all the images online or during…

Moonville Print Shop and The Athens Conservancy

We’re excited to see the nature-inspired artwork by Savannah Freeman come to life! Freeman’s work will become the centerpiece for a new project with the Athens Conservancy spotlighting the conservancy’s natural lands and the unique spirit of Appalachian Ohio. The project – dubbed Spectacular Appalachia – is supported by a seed grant from Ohio’s Winding…

MEIGS COUNTY FARMERS MARKET

A Place to Slow Down and Enjoy Community STORY AND VIDEO BY DELIA PALMISANO Agriculture is an important part of the economy and way of life in Meigs County. Tucked into the Appalachian hills of Southeast Ohio, the area offers beautiful landscapes and a sense of community to visitors and residents alike. According to Stephanie…

Ohio’s Winding Road Spring/Summer Marketplace Pop-UP

Beginning May 1st, Ohio’s Winding Road is excited to open our first annual Spring/Summer Marketplace Pop-Up, which is full of authentic local products from the nine county region of Ohio’s Winding Road. We are offering artworks, crafts, food, and wellness items, as well as historical films, books, and music from the region. Each product has been…

MOONVILLE RAIL TRAIL WALKING TOUR

In an ongoing series, we will be taking walking tours throughout the Ohio’s Winding Road. Focusing on COVID-safe activities, we aim to share the natural beauty of the region and highlight its unique history and vibrant culture. On the weekends my family and I can often be found exploring the outdoors– hiking through the woods,…