Monthly Archives: September 2014


Autumn is beautiful in Wayne County's Amish Country!
Autumn is beautiful in Wayne County’s Amish Country!

Jacki Chamberlain, Marketing Specialist
Wayne County Convention & Visitors Bureau

The Wayne County Convention and Visitors Bureau, in the

heart of Ohio’s Amish Country, has put together a great self drive tour highlighting some of the less traveled backroads of the county. The bureau suggests that you may want to grab your picnic basket and cooler before setting out to enjoy the gorgeous autumn weather as this tour features stops at local farmers markets, bakeries, meat markets, wineries and breweries.
Come enjoy the backroads of charming Wayne County, Ohio while filling your picnic hamper with delicious, fresh from the farm, homemade and homegrown treats…the very best of backroads country cusine!

Watch our new Wayne County Backroads Tour video.

Marshallville Packing Co. 

50 E. Market St.

Marshallville, OH 44645


A complete line of old-world sausages, smoked meats, and cheeses.


Local Roots Market and Café 

140 S. Walnut St.

Wooster, OH 44691

A year-round, indoor, local food co-op featuring baked goods, meats, eggs, produce, arts and crafts. All from Ohio producers. Fresh seasonal dishes.



Silver Run Vineyard and Winery  

376 Eastern Rd.

Doylestown, OH 44230


Boutique winery featuring hand-crafted wines in a country setting.  Relax by the coxy fireplace or on the covered back porch.


Troutman Vineyards and Winery   

4243 Columbus Ave.

Wooster, OH 44691


Bring a picnic lunch and sample home-grown wine in the shade of their backyard.  Feed the goats and take a stroll through the vineyard.  Learn about the wine making process.


JAFB Wooster Brewery      

120 Beall Ave.

Wooster, OH 44691


Fresh American handcrafted beer made in historic Downtown Wooster . They invite you to bring your picnic to their tap room as they only do beer. Growlers available to go.


Secrest Arboretum & Gardens/OARDC   

2122 William Rd.

Wooster, OH 44691


The perfect spot to enjoy a picnic. Open daily dawn to dusk. Enjoy the beautiful gardens and arboretum. Part of The Ohio State University’s Agricultural College.