Andrea and Joe Lanich started Laughing Owl Press in a two-car garage in New Jersey, selling on Etsy. They have since traded in their jobs as an architect and engineer to move home and open a storefront in the Pennsylvania Wilds, counting themselves among the approximately 200 larger letterpress printers in the United States.
Rachel Courtney is the owner of Sugar Mama’s Appalachian Maple. Her interest in maple production was piqued at a young age after having a positive and delectable experience hanging out with a local maple producer.
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 4, which features products only found in the Pennsylvania Wilds on ShopThePAWilds.com. Register by August 31 to participate!
Monday, September 18, 2023 is the deadline for artisans creative professionals to register for the Wilds Cooperative of PA Spring Jury Review. Basic Level Creative Makers are also eligible to be re-juried.
Are you looking for unique and authentic products from the Pennsylvania Wilds? Do you want to support local artists, makers and businesses in this beautiful 13-county region? Check out the 2023 PA Wilds Buyer’s Guide, a free digital resource that connects you to hundreds of creative entrepreneurs and their amazing offerings.
Finalists announced for $50,000 PA Wilds BIG IDEA Contest The finalists have been announced for the 2023 PA Wilds BIG IDEA Contest, in which local entrepreneurs will compete in a pitch contest for the chance to win $50,000 to develop their small business! In partnership with the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship and with funding… Read more
In partnership with the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, Ben Franklin Technology Partners is looking for innovators with BIG IDEAS located in Cameron, Elk, Forest, McKean, or Warren County, PA. Applications due April 18, 2023.
Monday, March 20, 2023 is the deadline for artisans creative professionals to register for the Wilds Cooperative of PA Spring Jury Review. Basic Level Creative Makers are also eligible to be re-juried.
The Wilds Cooperative of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Provider, and a program of the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship,
a regional non-profit whose mission is to marry conservation and economic development.
Learn more at pawildscenter.org