Wilds Life

Jabebo Earrings: Recycling cereal boxes into jewelry that celebrates nature

The staff at Jabebo Earrings celebrates nature, science and the animal kingdom in a special way. All of the earrings are handmade with post-consumer paperboard from cereal box cartons. Flip the finished, laminated earrings over and the original box packaging is still visible!

August 10, 2022

Key to the PA Wilds

Jewelry artisan and proud Wilds Cooperative of Pennsylvania member Stephanie Distler was asked to make a special "Key to the PA Wilds" for Meredith Hill, the recipient of the 2022 PA Wilds Champion Award for Outstanding Leadership.

August 6, 2022

Spark-Pixel shoots PA Wilds Marketplace video at Stephanie Distler Studios

The PA Wilds Marketplace is working on a video, highlighting some of the artisans who sell products on this platform. Stephanie Distler writes about her experience as Spark-Pixel visited her jewelry studio.

July 14, 2022

Interview with Rhianna Speck - Side Door Soaps

"Hippies use Side Door Soaps!" Rhianna Speck, creator and owner of Side Door Soaps, thinks that the products you use on your body should smell good and be good for you... and represent your unique self! Side Door Soaps & Sundry Co. handcrafts soaps, lotions and balms for sensitive skin using essential oils and plant materials that are nourishing and wholesome to offer dry, itchy skin a gentler cleansing and moisturizing option for a family-friendly budget.

July 6, 2022

Made in the USA

Does it matter where the things you buy come from? We think so. And because you’re shopping here, you’re proving that you think so too. In our PA Wilds Marketplace, we sell products that are proudly dreamed up, handcrafted, painted, printed and produced here in our Pennsylvania Wilds.

June 30, 2022

Ellen Paquette: Uplifting and celebrating endangered species through art

Artist Ellen Paquette harnesses her love for animals and channels it into every medium of her artwork. Learn more about this PA Wilds Artist and explore the PA Wilds Marketplace!

January 17, 2022

Take the New Year to treat yourself to the PA Wilds

The New Year is just around the corner and soon it will be the most important time of the year - the time to relax for yourself! Whether you want to spend New Years Day being cozy inside or taking in the fresh air, make the PA Wilds a part of your New Year.

December 16, 2021

Wild Inspiration: An interview with PA Made owner Mickayla Poland

 Mickayla Poland is the owner and artist of PA Made LLC. PA Made designs outdoor, Pennsylvania, and PA Wilds inspired stickers, t-shirts, and more. Learn more about how Mickayla Poland developed her business and how her home continues to inspire her work to this day.

November 15, 2021

Capturing the spirit of the PA Wilds: Interview with author PJ Piccirillo

 PJ Piccirillo delves into his history with the written word, as well as how the PA Wilds region has inspired his works. PJ’s fiction and articles have appeared in journals, magazines, newspapers, and syndicates. He is a literary artist-in-residence for the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. An advocate of the region’s under-recognized writing, he has worked to build a name for its writers and a brand for its books by founding the Writers Conference of Northern Appalachia (WCoNA)™ (WCoNA.com) and the Northern Appalachia Review, for which he is the current editor-in-chief.

October 25, 2021