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Wilds Cooperative members can sign up for PA Wilds Marketplace, Makers Market

You MAKE things in the PA Wilds. Here’s an opportunity to SELL them! The PA Wilds Makers Market is an online exhibitor event on November 5-6, which features products only found in the Pennsylvania Wilds on ShopthePAWilds.com. 

Spring Creek Picnics: Offering luxury picnics in the PA Wilds

Picture this: A perfectly curated tablescape alongside slowly flowing water, underneath the shade of a weeping willow. In the background, the sound of kids playing, ducks quacking, and even a summer concert being performed. It’s the scene that Renea Nichols creates almost weekly through her business Spring Creek Picnics, based in Bellefonte — part of the I-80 Frontier landscape of the PA Wilds.

PA Made: Bringing the outdoors in

Mickayla Poland at PA Made has a knack for bringing the outdoors inside. Her artwork is inspired by wildlife, culture and the people of Elk County. And her workspace is, too.

WCO Creative Maker applications due by September 19 for 2022 Fall Jury Review

Monday, September 19 is the deadline for artisans and entrepreneurs in the creative industry to register for the Wilds Cooperative of PA Fall Jury Review.  Visual, craft and food artisans, as well professionals working across various creative digital media are encouraged to apply.

PA Route 6 Alliance opens nominations for ‘Do 6’ Awards

The PA Route 6 Alliance wants to recognize six innovators, movers, and initiatives along the Heritage Corridor that made a difference in 2021 and is now taking nominations for the 12th annual “Do 6” Awards.

Seed your BIG IDEA and watch it grow: Agricultural, food and beverage entrepreneurs could win up to $25,000

Did you know Ben Franklin Technology Partners is an award-winning, tech-based economic development program? Ben Franklin has been investing in tech startups and small manufactures for nearly 40 years. Now they are looking for innovators with BIG IDEAS who are developing new products or processes in the agriculture (AG) and food/beverage industries.

Stone Media Consulting: Helping businesses and nonprofits with online marketing

Dedicated to businesses’ online presence, Stone Media Consulting, located in Warren, PA, in the Allegheny National Forest and Surrounds landscape of the Pennsylvania Wilds, offers a full range of digital marketing services from Google Ads, Google Ads for Nonprofits, e-commerce support including Amazon management, and social media advertising and content.

2022 PA Wilds Buyer’s Guide features regionally made products, area shops and PA Wilds branded goods

Individuals or retailers looking for products made in the Pennsylvania Wilds are encouraged to check out the 2022 PA Wilds Buyer’s Guide, a free downloadable tool designed to connect people to regionally-made products and services.

PA Wilds digital community gift card offers new opportunities for Wilds Cooperative members

The Shop the PA Wilds digital gift card is a new program that is being launched in the PA Wilds, and it will offer a new opportunity for businesses participating in the Wilds Cooperative of Pennsylvania value chain network to attract more customers.

PA Made celebrates grand opening of new retail shop May 27-28

PA Made Clothing & Arts Co. is celebrating the Grand Opening of their brick-and-mortar store located in Weedville, PA. The celebration is slated to be held Friday, May 27 and Saturday, May 28 during store hours 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at 18452 Bennetts Valley Highway, Weedville, PA 15868.