2021 PA Wilds Champion Awards Nomination Deadline Extended to June 30

2021 PA Wilds Champion Awards Nomination Deadline Extended to June 30 The deadline to submit nominations for the 2021 PA Wilds Champion Awards has been extended to June 30, 2021.  Each year, the PA Wilds Center recognizes individuals, groups, organizations, communities, and businesses that have made significant contributions to help grow and sustainably develop the outdoor…

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PA Wilds Center announces development of new regional ecommerce infrastructure to support rural entrepreneurs

PA Wilds Center announces development of new regional ecommerce infrastructure to support rural entrepreneurs WARREN – This time next year, the nonprofit PA Wilds Center plans to pilot an online marketplace where consumers can buy authentic local products made in the PA Wilds region by a variety of nonprofits and small businesses. Erie-based MakerPlace Inc.…

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Drawing on region’s Depression Era roots, PA Wilds Center launches program to pay small businesses to help each other amid crisis

Drawing on region’s Depression Era roots, PA Wilds Center launches program to pay small businesses to help each other amid crisis The PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship announced Monday it is launching a Facebook Live video series for locally-owned small businesses to share how they are pivoting to survive the coronavirus crisis, and the nonprofit…

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Retailers, Producers and General Public Invited to 2nd Annual PA Wilds Made Buyer’s Market March 3, 2018

Retailers, Producers and General Public Invited to 2nd Annual PA Wilds Made Buyer’s Market March 3, 2018 January 17, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The second annual PA Wilds Buyer’s Market will be held on March 3, 2018 at the Gemmell Student Complex, Multi-Purpose Room, Clarion University. The one-day tradeshow connects retail establishments with quality wares,…

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PA Wilds Center Earns Three Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts Grants

The PA Wilds Center is pleased to announce it has secured grant funding for a forthcoming photojournalism exhibit featuring juried artisans creating their artwork in their unique workspaces throughout the Pennsylvania Wilds. The gallery show will tell the story of the region’s creative makers who are a vital piece of our region’s identity. Presented by…

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Starting Somewhere

Phoenix Rising

How do you tackle a big project if you’re not sure of the starting point? Good question- you just take a deep breath and begin by starting somewhere!

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Artisan gifts & favors, PA Wilds made skin care

Muddy Moose

[heading size=”2″ color=”e.g. #000″]Artisan gifts & favors, PA Wilds made skin care[/heading] Among the wide variety of The Wilds Cooperative of Pennsylvania members you will find not only fine artists and artisans but, also made by hand skilled crafters. Deb Ruhf of Muddy Moose Bath Boutique is one of the newest members. The Muddy Moose focuses on natural…

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Completing a circle, finding peace in a Mandala

Mountain Laurel Mandala

[heading size=”2″ color=”e.g. #000″]Completing a circle, finding peace in a Mandala[/heading] The word Mandala (pronunciation mon- dah- lah) means “circle”. According to one online source, a Mandala “represents wholeness, a cosmic diagram reminding us of our relation to infinity, extending beyond and within our bodies and minds. It appears to us in all aspects of…

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