Stories tagged: "women-owned businesses"


Emily Leone Honhart pictured at her shop Wandering Spirits in in Ligonier, Westmoreland County. (Courtesy Emily Leone Honhart)
A Bonfire Bitch-Fest Turned a Pennsylvania Woman Into an Independent Liquor Store Owner

After complaining about the lack of Pennsylvania-brewed liquor options offered at state stores, Emily Leone Honhart set out to change things and emerged from her pandemic bubble as an independent liquor store owner.

Heather Marold Thomason (Courtesy: Primal Supply Meats)
From Farm to Philly: This Butcher Keeps it Local

Heather Marold Thomason’s passion for sustainably-raised, locally-sourced meats inspired her to open the Philadelphia whole animal butchery Primal Supply.

Elaine Pivinski (Courtesy Franklin Hill Vineyards)
Meet the OG of Pennsylvania’s Women-Owned Wineries

Elaine Pivinski started Franklin Hill Vineyards with one row of grapes in 1976. Today, the operation includes a winery, a distillery, and three retail shops.