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…

Shawnee Walking Tour

In an ongoing series, we will be taking walking tours throughout 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. SHAWNEE: WHERE NATURE MEETS HISTORY The historic town of Shawnee is named after the North American Indian tribe who…

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…

Marketplace Producer Spotlight: 2nd Ave. Candle Co.!

Amy Blake believes in the connection between scents and memories. Her Athens, Ohio shop, Second Avenue Candle, embodies that belief with a selection of candles inspired by the scents of Southeastern Ohio. She crafts the candles herself, pouring them by hand using soy wax and tarts, and chooses phylate-free oils and cotton core wicks that…

Marketplace Producer Spotlight: Equinox Botanicals!

Equinox Botanicals’ farm is located in “Appalachia’s herb basket,” a part of Southeast Ohio that hosts wild plants that are endangered in other parts of the country. There, Paul Strauss and Lonnie Galt-theis have built their business on a deep relationship with those plants. Every herb they use is grown organically in its natural environment,…

Marketplace Producer Spotlight: Jose Madrid Salsas!

Mike Zakany has influenced the Southeast Ohio food scene since the 1970s. Owner of Zak’s Restaurant in Zanesville, he’s known for New Mexico style recipes that are inspired his family’s cooking culture. Mike spent years experimenting with different blends of spices, herbs and chili peppers in his restaurant, finally finding the perfect salsa in 1987….

Marketplace Producer Spotlight: Rock Riffle Run Mugs!

Susan Abramovitz taught ceramics at Case Western Reserve University before founding her own pottery studio along a stream known as “Rock Riffle Run.” The unique stoneware she creates is made from the land itself—from 350-million-year-old clay mined in the hills of Southeast Ohio. Each item is hand-thrown and distinctively crafted, a process that shows the…

Marketplace Producer Spotlight: Just a Jar Press!

Before moving to their studio on Marietta’s Front Street, Bobby and Sara Rosenstock assembled a vintage Vandercook proof press in their garage. Bobby, a classically trained artist, uses centuries-old processes to sketch designs by hand, carve them into wooden blocks, and print them with cast-iron presses from the 1950s and 1880s. Sara translates the designs…