Products Dad will love from the PA Wilds Marketplace
May 22, 2024
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Products Dad will love from the PA Wilds Marketplace

Whether Dad lives in the PA Wilds or it’s one of his favorite places to visit, give him a unique gift that shows his appreciation for the Pennsylvania Wilds! Check out these suggestions for fathers of all varieties.

Bringing the outdoors inside with PA Made LLC
May 17, 2024
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Bringing the outdoors inside with PA Made LLC

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. The painter and graphic designer calls herself “West Coast born and PA raised.”

Goot Essa recipe: Prosciutto Wrapped Dates with Walnuts and Marn Vom Berge Kase
May 10, 2024
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Goot Essa recipe: Prosciutto Wrapped Dates with Walnuts and Marn Vom Berge Kase

These delicious little prosciutto wrapped dates with walnuts and goat cheese are the perfect addition to the start of any dinner party, gathering, or special occasion. They're bite-size and quick to assemble, but they'll leave a lasting impression on your guests!

Curt Weinhold starry photography featured in exhibit at Gmeiner in Wellsboro
May 2, 2024
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Curt Weinhold starry photography featured in exhibit at Gmeiner in Wellsboro

Curt Weinhold, an artisan who often photographs the Dark Skies of the Pennsylvania Wilds has an exhibit at the Gmeiner Art & Cultural Center, an art gallery in Wellsboro, Tioga County.

Shopping small helps the environment
April 24, 2024
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How shopping on the PA Wilds Marketplace benefits our environment

Proudly made in the PA Wilds, our products celebrate the beauty, bounty and rural traditions of our region. Although buying these products can be a real game-changer for the rural economy, it also benefits our environment! Learn how buying from the PA Wilds Marketplace can help take care of our planet.

Why take home a piece of the PA Wilds?
April 17, 2024
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Why take home a piece of the PA Wilds?

More than 90 percent of the products you see in the PA Wilds Conservation Shops were created by artists, makers, and other small businesses who live in the PA Wilds. That means that we are supporting and growing locally rooted wealth, as well as allowing these artisans to reflect our region’s natural assets by depicting and celebrating the places and experiences that can only be found in the PA Wilds. The PA Wilds Conservation Shops and PA Wilds Marketplace have a huge mission impact on how we are able to marry conservation and economic development.

Get to know Lisa Conklin Conn and her "Nature's Palette" at Elk County Council on the Arts
April 9, 2024
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Get to know Lisa Conklin Conn and her "Nature's Palette" at Elk County Council on the Arts

Nature’s Palette, a very special exhibition of wall blooms from ceramic artist Lisa Conklin Conn, will be exhibited at the Elk County Council on the Arts Gallery in Ridgway from April 15 through May 11. Learn more about Lisa Conklin Conn in this blog!

Allegheny Nesting: The Blue Egg Project
April 4, 2024
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Allegheny Nesting: The Blue Egg Project

What started as a surprise from Agnus the chicken has turned into a region-wide outdoor egg hunt game for Allegheny Nesting, a homestead and artisan business in the PA Wilds.

How to watch the solar eclipse in the PA Wilds
March 26, 2024
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How to watch the solar eclipse in the PA Wilds

On April 8, 2024, parts of the world will experience a total solar eclipse… including a small part of the northwestern section of the PA Wilds region! This includes places like Warren and the Allegheny Reservoir, along with parts of Warren County and McKean County.

Goot Essa recipe: Pennsylvania Dutch Herbed Cheese Spread
March 19, 2024
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Goot Essa recipe: Pennsylvania Dutch Herbed Cheese Spread

Looking for a great cheese spread that will be a special addition to the table during upcoming family get-togethers or holidays? This Pennsylvania Dutch Herbed Cheese Spread recipe from Goot Essa is easy to make, using just a few steps. The high-quality ingredients make this simple recipe into a real showstopper. Your family and friends will be begging you for the recipe... and you can proudly tell them that it was made from local Goot Essa cheese, made in the PA Wilds!