Articles by PA Wilds Marketplace

Articles by PA Wilds Marketplace

Photographers Sharing the Beauty of the PA Wilds
June 14, 2024
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Photographers Sharing the Beauty of the PA Wilds

From animals of the Allegheny National Forest, to overlooks at the PA Grand Canyon, there are plenty of views to capture. Whether it is a phone or a camera, taking a snapshot of the moment can allow you to display and relive a treasured memory.

The best summer adventures in the PA Wilds
May 31, 2024
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The best summer adventures in the PA Wilds

Find your next summer adventure in the Pennsylvania Wilds! With 29 state parks, eight state forests, and the Commonwealth's only national forest, the PA Wilds region has plenty of space to roam and enjoy!

Need some inspiration for ways to make some new memories this summer? Check out this list of cool adventures to have in the hot weather.

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.”

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.

Spring glow at Colton Point State Park Tioga County - Bernadette-Chiaramonte
February 29, 2024
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Celebrate spring with these products made in the PA Wilds

Trees are beginning to bud, flowers are starting to bloom, new birds are singing in the forest, tiny frogs are peeping from the ponds... spring is here! To help you celebrate spring in the Pennsylvania Wilds, we've put together a list of just some of the items that reflect this beautiful time of the year. Whether it's something that spruces up your spring wardrobe or helps you get ready for new warm-weather adventures, we have you covered. Best of all, these products are all handcrafted or designed in the PA Wilds by local artists who love where they live.

Sugar Mama’s Appalachian Maple: Producing one-of-a-kind sweet treats with maple syrup
February 20, 2024
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Sugar Mama’s Appalachian Maple: Producing one-of-a-kind sweet treats with maple syrup

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.

Reasons to love the PA Wilds
January 29, 2024
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Reasons to love the PA Wilds

As we approach Valentine's Day, our hearts are filled with love... not just for our sweethearts, but also for the special place we call the PA Wilds! There are plenty of reasons to love this region: the awe-inspiring landscape that surrounds us, the family and friends we can share memories with, and the creative endeavors of our PA Wilds entrepreneurs. Our Pennsylvania Wilds region gives us plenty of reasons to love it, especially with its rich history and endless variety of natural beauty. Let’s take a moment and show some adoration and appreciation for the PA Wilds!