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Practical holiday gifts from the PA Wilds

Practical gifts for Christmas might conjure up images of stuffy aunts giving you woolen socks and pencils when you were a child, but there are practical yet enjoyable gifts you can give to others this holiday season. Give them something that they’ll not only use but they’ll love! Best of all, these gifts are made in the PA Wilds!

November 29, 2022

Shop Small Saturday and holiday sales at the PA Wilds Marketplace

To celebrate Shop Small Saturday and the joy of the holiday season, some of the shops on the PA Wilds Marketplace are offering special promotions! This includes the PA Wilds Conservation Shop offering a free Outdoor Discovery Atlas with any order of $35 or more, and Julie Mader is offering a free magnet with any order of a scarf until December 10, 2022.

November 21, 2022

Outdoor Discovery Atlas - Free with orders of $35 or more on the PA Wilds Marketplace!

The 40+ page PA Wilds Outdoor Discovery Atlas is the go-to guide for people looking to explore the wonders of the PA Wilds. Now as a special offer, the PA Wilds Marketplace is giving away the Outdoor Discovery Atlas for free with any orders of $35 or more!

November 15, 2022

Things We Are Thankful for in the PA Wilds

The Thanksgiving season reminds us of the things for which we are grateful: family, friends, health, prosperity, creative endeavors and the awe-inspiring landscape that surrounds us. Our Pennsylvania Wilds region gives us plenty to give thanks for, especially with its rich history and endless variety of natural beauty. Let’s take a moment and remember the things we are much thankful for in the PA Wilds!

November 7, 2022

New deals, products and artisan tours with the PA Wilds Makers Market, November 5-6

On November 5-6, tune in to ShopThePAWilds.com/pa-wilds-makers-market from anywhere to easily find products, services and experiences proudly made in the Pennsylvania Wilds. During the PA Wilds Makers Market, visitors to the PA Wilds Marketplace will be able to learn more about the PA Wilds artisans selling handmade wares.

October 30, 2022

Unique, unusual, off-the-wall products made in the PA Wilds

If you’re looking for a gift that’s as unique as the recipient, the PA Wilds Marketplace has plenty of products to choose from. These artisans create products that you can’t find in the big box stores, and they’re handcrafted with heart and soul. Check out these unusual gifts!

October 24, 2022

Spooky Earrings: Jabebo Makes Special Halloween and Autumn Jewelry

As the witching hour draws near and Halloween approaches on our calendars, Jabebo has been hard at work making especially spooky earrings for the autumn season. You'll find unique sets of crows with scarecrows, pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns, and even a pair of zombies!

October 17, 2022

Taking ownership, catching up, and accepting autumn

The wind blew and a decision was made. Stephanie Distler took ownership of her entire studio, moving her workbenches and sawhorses into the other side of the room. She shows the process of changing her workspace!

October 12, 2022

Thoughtful gifts for teachers made in the PA Wilds

Whether you’re searching for gifts for a child’s elementary teacher, high school teacher, band director, art teacher or math tutor, the best gift is one that comes from the heart. A locally made gift for a teacher (including these gifts made in the PA Wilds) is more unique than one that comes from a big box store. Your handcrafted gift will stand out and show how much you care.

October 4, 2022

Four new makers join the PA Wilds Marketplace

We're proud to say that four new makers have recently joined the PA Wilds Marketplace! Please help us welcome Alabaster Coffee Roaster & Tea Company, Jillia Ceramics, Patterson Farms and TSW Games!

September 26, 2022