Jenna Hardesty of Columbus, Ohio, poses for a portrait with lettuce and carrots in a greenhouse at Green Edge Gardens in Athens, Ohio, on March 23, 2017. She earned her Sustainable Farming Certificate from the University of Vermont in 2015 and moved back to Ohio to be closer to family. She has worked full-time for Green Edge Gardens for a year and loves the “thriving farming and local food scene.” She says carrots are her favorite item grown on the farm because “…they are super time intensive and finicky to grow, but once it’s harvest time and I pull them out of the ground it’s like a present.”
Marte Marshall picks up a flower he found on the sidewalk in Portsmouth, Ohio on May 15, 2017.
Ika Putri puts last minute touches on her makeup before Indonesian Night in Ohio University’s Baker Center in Athens, Ohio on Feb. 12, 2017. Putri is originally from Surabaya, Indonesia and travelled from Urbana-Champaign, her current home, to perform a traditional Indonesian solo dance for Indonesian night.
Nate with Taylor Rhyan (left) and Nate Corder (right) at their Halloween band practice. Their band meets in Corder's garage every Tuesday night.
Rhona Bennett, a vocalist for En Vogue, performs for the Ohio State Fair Concert Series.
Nate holds Alivia on “Look Out Point” in Stroud’s Run State Park. Nate taught his kids about native plants as the family hiked up the hill to enjoy the view of Athens.
Logan Beail-Farkas smiles during a day of family time in Athens, Ohio with his father and sister.
Meredith Dunlap embraces her grandmother, Pat Warneke, at Rollerbowl Lanes in Athens, Ohio on Feb. 19, 2017. Dunlap and her immediate family are from Proctorville, Ohio and came to Athens with her grandparents from Sugar Grove, Ohio for a day of family fun.
Jenny Richards, assisted by her daughter Wren, both from Blue Creek, Ohio, throws balloons in the air for her son Sawyer on March 9, 2017 at their home in Blue Creek. Sawyer was celebrating his second birthday.
Sarah Perkins hang her handmade jewelry to sell in her booth at a Nelsonville street fair. She said her jewelry making is her family's only source of income, as well as one of her passions.