If you're a fine art, craft, food maker or creative service provider living and working in the PA Wilds please start the application process by hitting the button below.
If you're a Non-Profit Enterprise, Retailer, Site of Culture, Recreation, Annual Event, Outfit, Tourism, Dining and/or Craft Beverage creator please start the application process by hitting the button below.
Our online, user-friendly membership application will help applicants identify the appropriate membership level - or levels, if they qualify in more than one category. Expanded descriptions of the various membership types are listed below.
Please note: Once the application process is started, a confirmation email will be sent immediately. If you do not see it in your inbox please check your spam or junk email folder and then add firstname.lastname@example.org to your white list.
More info about this can be found here.
Juried Artisans are the talented makers at the heart of the Wilds Cooperative of Pennsylvania. The two categories of Juried Artisans are Basic Membership and Professional Artisan.
Basic Members are those who are admitted with a jury score between 100-300 - OR - those with a higher jury score who elect to enroll at this level. Professional Artisans are those who are admitted with a jury score above 301.
ANNUAL FEE:: $25 (Basic) /$105 (Professional) (plus a one time $20 application fee)
Trading Posts are retail locations where artisan products can be purchased. Trading Posts can be either non-profit or for-profit businesses. Non-profit Trading Posts are expected to hold one PA Wilds Outreach event per year of membership.
ANNUAL FEE:: $75 (Non-profit) /$105 (For-profit)
Host sites are cultural, recreational, tourism, or dining establishments throughout the region that are complementary to the Cooperative experience, such as restaurants, theaters, annual events & festivals, breweries, wineries and inns.
Creative Service Partners are businesses and individuals who provide a creative service, such as designers, photographers, web designers, bloggers, creative firms, architects, and landscapers.
ANNUAL FEE:: $105 (plus a one time $20 application fee)
The Wilds Cooperative of Pennsylvania helps grow and connect unique small businesses in the region by providing branding and marketing tools; education and networking opportunities; access to new markets; and referrals to PA’s financing and technical assistance service provider network for small businesses.