After an exhausting week moving bees into the apple orchards (which you'll be sure to hear about soon), I had the pleasure of returning to the hills of beautiful Chillicothe.
The Earth Gathering festival has been an annual thing for some 15 years. It's a cool little art / music fest in Yoctangee park with an Earth Day, environmental awareness theme.
Great original music from local artists. (Jayne and I even had a gig one year!)
This year, a heightened sense of localism was evident everywhere I turned.
And artist Kelly Zalenski from Columbus set up set up next to me.
Of course Jayne's Ohio candles sold well right along with the Ohio honey.
Yes, there was something "Ohio" for everyone...
It's hard not to love this festival. Perfect spot, perfect time of year.
Chillicothe is the gateway to the wild and wooly wilderness of southern Ohio. You could easily make a weekend of it. So if you haven't been, make a note on the calendar and come next year! Especially if you're a runner / biker / hiker / camper. Fun, fun...