KELLER MARKET HOUSE & LANCASTER FARMERS MARKET

Highlighting Locally Grown Foods and Fostering Community STORY AND VISUALS BY DELIA PALMISANO Food production in Southeast Ohio is experiencing a sort of renaissance of authentic quality, with a new focus on locally sourced, fresh, seasonal options. The Keller Market House, located in historic downtown Lancaster, is a year-round marketplace featuring such food and goods….

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…

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…