Watch Our New Video: “Sharing Our Appalachia”

We are so excited to share our new video called “Sharing Our Appalachia,” made with support from Tourism Ohio. In the video, we visit several places along Ohio’s Winding Road, including Chesterhill, the Buckeye Trail, the Bailey’s Trail system, Shawnee, and Burr Oak State Park. We hope the video instills pride in southeastern Ohio, and…

Announcing Our 2022 Seed Grant Winners!

This spring, twenty-nine mini-grants totaling more than $12,000 were awarded to businesses, individuals, organizations, and municipalities located in the nine-county area served by Ohio’s Winding Road. Ohio’s Winding Road seed grants are all under $700 and designed to fill in gaps or jumpstart local projects or businesses. Here are the winners: Altenbrauch Farm, LLC Athens…

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…

LOCALLY MADE FOR THE HOLIDAYS: Fine Art and Crafts from the Region

This year, treat your friends and family to locally made fine art and crafts, now available at our Holiday Marketplace Pop Up! Ohio’s Winding Road is proud to support local artists and craftspeople. Our hill country boasts a variety of talented individuals whose wares make perfect gifts for the holidays (or for yourself, we’re not…

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…