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PA Wilds Conservation Shop Buyer's Market

Connecting regional makers + buyers in the Pennsylvania Wilds.

ABOUT THE EVENT

This one-day trade show connects retail establishments with quality wares, gifts, foods and beverages crafted in the Pennsylvania Wilds. 

Orders for PA Wilds Made products can be placed in bulk at wholesale pricing for qualified buyers. This is also a great opportunity for wholesalers to learn more about how to get their products into the PA Wilds Conservation Shop.

Hosted by the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship and the Wilds Cooperative of Pennsylvania (WCO), in partnership with the Clarion University Small Business Development Center, the Buyer’s Market is a “made local, sell local” themed event.

PHOTOS FROM 2017 BUYER'S MARKET

Here are photos from the inaugural Buyer's Market, held in 2017!

2019 BUYER'S MARKET

The 2019 Buyer's Market was held March 2, 2019, and featured many makers from around the Pennsylvania Wilds. 

A big thank you to all of the buyers and makers who attended the 2019 Buyer's Market!

We would also like to thank Tracy Reinsel and the team at Clarion University Small Business Development Center for being such a wonderful event partner! 

Are you looking for additional ways to connect with PA Wilds Made products and services? Then check out our Buyer's Guide below, which features Professional Artisans, Creative Service Partners of the Wilds Cooperative of Pennsylvania. Trading Post members are also listed!

WCO BUYER'S GUIDE

A resource for finding quality PA Wilds made products.

This Wilds Cooperative of PA Buyer's Guide connects the makers of quality PA Wilds products with the dedicated retailers who see the value in sourcing locally.

The Buyer's Guide is a FREE download. However, you will walk through the checkout process. You will be asked to supply a valid email address (that's how you will receive your download) and additional contact information. If you have no other products in your cart, or your total cart amount =$0 you will not have to provide any payment information.

USING THIS GUIDE

Retailers: We’ve compiled our Professional Level artisans in visual arts, food, and craft in one spot to make it easier for you to select quality PA Wilds products to stock your shelves and line the walls in your shops. This guide is organized by medium, so you can focus on the types of products that fit your retail space and your market.

Artisans and Producers: This is a chance to research the fine Trading Posts in the PA Wilds that are already selling Artisan goods. This guide will help you to see which establishments might be a good fit for your product and lays out some basic contact information so that you can contact the retailer and learn more about their process for accepting new work and products.

Both Retailers & Producers: Don’t forget to check out the Creative Service Partners section for contact info for those in the creative industries that might be able to help you execute a future project or help fill a business need.

The Wilds Cooperative of Pennsylvania is a program of the PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship, a regional non-profit. Find them online at facebook.com/pawildsTreps or Twitter @pawildsTreps

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