September 2015 Issue


4 Amish Families who Welcome Visitors Inside

Experience the old ways with four Amish families who open their homes and lives to curious visitors.

Food + Drink

What in the World is a Pawpaw?

Here is everything you didn't know you wanted to know about Ohio's unusual native fruit and how you can find one to eat this season. 


The Music of John Williams

Conductor Richard Kaufman discusses “The Music of John Williams.”

Home + Garden

How to Use Four Squash Varieties

D.R. Walcher Farms owner Ken Holthouse shares how to prepare four varieties he loves.

Mum-Growing Advice

Barberton Mum Fest co-founder and Franklin Park Conservatory horticulturist offer mum-growing advice.

The Story of Barberton’s Mum Fest

The mum offers a burst of color each autumn, a fact that’s celebrated annually in Summit County and across Ohio.

Ohio Life

Big Muskie’s Bucket

Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, the gargantuan machine extracted more than 130 million tons of coal from a 125,000-acre surface mine.

Call to Arms

The Dayton Art Institute showcases posters that rallied support in the lead-up to World War I and World War II.

Lithopolis Honeyfest

Bee beards, observation hives and honey bake-offs make for a fun (and educational) event.

Live Well Ohio: September 2015

How to get your kids mentally and physically prepared for the new school year.

Ohio College Tours: Bluffton University

The university helps students find their path by focusing on both personal development and service to others.

Ohio College Tours: Kent State University

The university collaborates with the city to create inviting downtown development and valuable educational opportunities.

Ohio College Tours: Miami University

The university merges a picturesque campus with excellent undergraduate programs and a strong sense of tradition.

Rock Photographer Janet Macoska and a Life Behind the Lens

We talk with the Cleveland photographer about her start, the icons she’s captured on film and the power of the still image.

Urban Meyer Talks Ohio State Football

We talked to the Buckeyes head coach about motivation, preparation and what turns challenges into a championship.