WE HELP YOU SELL MORE
Leverage the PA Wilds brand to reach a larger market and sell more products
We love to promote our region’s unique establishments, talented artisans, and service providers. We promote our members to each other and to the region’s residents and visitors — creating new market opportunities for your businesses. Here is a quick look at how we help you sell more products.
($1.5M+) in regionally-sourced products sold since August 2016 on PA Wilds commerce platforms
Do you produce food, crafts or fine arts that are inspired by the PA Wilds?
Click the tabs below to learn about available opportunities to sell with us or retailers in the WCO
- PA Wilds Conservation Shops
- WCO Directory
- PA Wilds Marketplace
- PA Wilds Buyer's Guide
- PA Wilds Makers Market
Do you sell products wholesale? If so, you might be a fit to sell products to our PA Wilds Conservation Shops. These shops are brick-and-mortar gift shops that are tied to our region’s public lands and visitor experience. Learn more
If you’re looking for places to sell your work, be sure to do a quick search of the WCO Directory. You can search through ‘Experiences’ for retailers and find their contact information in their profiles. Learn more
The PA Wilds Marketplace at ShopThePaWilds.com launched in Spring 2021 and features products sold at PA Wilds Conservation Shops, as well as individual artisan storefronts. Artists manage storefronts and ship products directly to customers. WCO Creative Makers may join the Marketplace! Learn more
The PA Wilds Buyer’s Guide is a free, downloadable tool that is produced annually by the WCO. It is designed to connect regional producers and retailers. Use the guide to find shops to sell your work. Learn more
The PA Wilds Makers Market launched in 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. A brainchild of WCO members, the event streams online to allow people to easily find PA Wilds products, services and experiences safely at home. Learn more
PA WILDS MAKERS MARKET
Stay tuned for 2023 event details!
The PA Wilds Makers Market launched in 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. A brainchild of WCO members, the event streams online to allow people to easily find PA Wilds products, services and experiences safely at home. To participate, sell up a PA Wilds Marketplace storefront today!
Do you sell local products as part of your experience?
Click the tabs below to learn about how to source products proudly made in the PA Wilds
If you’re searching for products made in the Pennsylvania Wilds for inventory at your shop, be sure to do a quick search of the WCO Directory. You can search through ‘Products’ by category, including “wholesale,” and find producers’ contact information in their profiles. Learn more
The PA Wilds Buyer’s Guide is a free, downloadable tool that is produced annually by the WCO. It is designed to connect regional producers and retailers. Use the guide to find products made by Professional Level Juried Artisans or to source PA Wilds branded merchandise. Learn more
PA WILDS BUYERS MARKET
The PA Wilds Buyers Market launched in 2017 and was held three years in a row. Designed to help connect retailers with regional wholesale producers in an effort to grow more business-to-business relationships, the event was also an opportunity to showcase products to buyers at the PA Wilds Conservation Shop.
We hope to bring back this event – so stay tuned for updates!
Sell Even More: License the PA Wilds logo
Did you know that members of the WCO can license the PA Wilds logo?
This means that you could be using the PA Wilds logo in your marketing materials OR on your merchandise!
And we know that shoppers are looking for branded products.
WHAT OUR MEMBERS SAY
The PA Wilds has helped me to showcase my products on its website, publicize my business with the Creative Makers series, sell my products in the PA Wilds Conservation Shops and connect with fellow artisans. The PA Wilds has been an invaluable asset to my business. I am proud and fortunate to be a member of this organization.
WANT MORE INFO ON MARKETING?
Learn about how we market members of the WCO to each other and the public to help grow members’ operations.
What is the PA Wilds Marketplace?
The PA Wilds Marketplace is an online commerce platform that allows members of the Wilds Cooperative of PA to leverage the PA Wilds brand in selling their products at retail prices. The PA Wilds Marketplace launched in Spring 2021 and features products sold at PA Wilds Conservation Shops, as well as products sold by artists from the PA Wilds. Check out the Marketplace at ShopthePAWilds.com.
Sellers must create profiles and upload product photos, and then they are responsible for managing their inventory, quality control, and shipping the products from their own location. WCO Creative Makers may join the Marketplace! Learn more
What is the PA Wilds Buyer's Guide?
The PA Wilds Buyer’s Guide is a free, downloadable guide designed to help make connections between regional producers and retailers. Produced by the Wilds Cooperative of PA, the guide features Professional Level Juried Artisans, Creative Industry Partners, Trading Posts and PA Wilds Logo Licensees. Check out the 2022 PA Wilds Buyer’s Guide here!
What is the PA Wilds Conservation Shop?
PA Wilds Conservation Shops are brick-and-mortar gift shops whose primary product line comes from the Wilds Cooperative of Pennsylvania. Products are purchased wholesale. These gift shops are tied to popular public lands and allow visitors to “take home a piece of the PA Wilds.” Only Professional Level Juried Artisans and Creative Industries Partners are eligible to sell products at these shops. Learn more
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