Due March 15: 2021 Seed Grant Application

Once again, Ohio’s Winding Road (OWR) has funds available for producers of authentic experiences and products representing these 9 counties of Southeastern Ohio (Athens, Fairfield, Hocking, Meigs, Morgan, Muskingum, Perry, Vinton, Washington).  Funds are for the development and/or marketing of authentic experience products. Requests up to $750 will be accepted, however most awards will range…

Marketplace Winter Sale: 20% Off All Items Through January 31!

Now through January 31, we are offering 20% off of our entire inventory of authentic local products from the nine county region of Ohio’s Winding Road. This includes artworks, crafts, food, and wellness items, as well as historical films, books, and music from the region. Each product has been carefully chosen to highlight many of…

Ohio’s Winding Road: Experiences Books

OHIO’S WINDING ROAD EXPERIENCES is an annual publication of selected experiences and stories brought to you by Ohio’s Winding Road, a collaborative network of experience producers, creative persons, organizations, and civic leaders. We are working to create a brand that represents authentic cultural and natural assets in nine Ohio counties in the Muskingum and Hocking…

OWR Marketplace Producer Spotlight: Moonville Print Shop!

Savannah Freeman, owner of the Moonville Print Shop, taught herself to make original block prints after being enchanted by linocuts at a New Orleans street fair. She now hand-carves her own printing blocks from wood and linoleum to create stunning original prints and merchandise. Her shop in Moonville is filled with unique items that often…

OWR HOLIDAY MARKETPLACE POP-UP

Beginning Monday, November 23, Ohio’s Winding Road is excited to open our first annual Holiday 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, wellness items, as well as historical films, books, and music from the region. Each product has…

Ohio’s Winding Road Stories: Morgan County (part 3)

The Joys of Ohio’s Winding Road: Historic McConnelsville BY GRANT JOY One of the county’s greatest assets is the county seat of McConnelsville. Nestled in the Muskingum River valley, on the banks of the river, flanked by the hills that envelop the town to the east and west, McConnellsville is the centerpiece of Morgan County’s…

Ohio’s Winding Road Stories: Morgan County (part 2)

The Joys of Ohio’s Winding Road: Stockport Mill and Inn BY GRANT JOY On the banks of the mighty Muskingum, in the southeast part of the county, sits the Stockport Mill Inn standing as the crown jewel, over the bucolic village of Stockport. Stockport was home to Captain Issac Newton and possesses a colorful river…

Ohio’s Winding Road Stories: Muskingum County (part 3)

In this three-part series, our own Grant Joy travels throughout Muskingum County, telling the stories of its places and people. In this installment, Grant visits The Wilds, and enjoys tasting food from Zanesville! The Joys of Ohio’s Winding Road: The Wilds and a Taste of Zanesville BY GRANT JOY For those looking for an outdoor…

OWR Stakeholder Update: September, 2020

Ohio’s Winding Road Network has been negotiating some tricky curves and has made a couple of sharp hairpin turns over the past six months as COVID-19 has changed our world. As well we’ve pulled over to a few shady roadside spots (Zoom Corners) and have been reflecting on what changes make sense and what most…

Ohio’s Winding Road Stories: Muskingum County (part 2)

In this three-part series, our own Grant Joy travels throughout Muskingum County, telling the stories of its places and people. In this installment, Grant visits the artists of Zanesville, including Alan Cottrill, and the Art Colony of Zanesville. The Joys of Ohio’s Winding Road: Appalachian Ohio’s Art Enclave  BY GRANT JOY While Zanesville is a…