Category: Shop Local

Harford Artists’ Association – Keeping It Local

The Harford Artists’ Association is a nonprofit that is all about promoting art in Harford County. They believe in supporting artists, no matter your talent level, to continue to work and create art. “Artists within the association now range from ages 9 to 90 and they all elevate each other,” stated Susan Zanella, Gallery Manager

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SlimLife Health & Wellness – Feature Friday

SlimLife Health and Wellness has had roots in the Festival for over ten years now. Formerly known as just a weight loss program, SlimLife has added med-spa treatments to their wheelhouse over the past four years. Their goal is to always find new ways to help people look and feel like the best version of themselves and stay consistent in their efforts. 

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Signs of Heart – Feature Friday

Signs of Heart was established in 2020 and boy have they brought smiles to the Harford County community this past year! The idea came to owners Jen and Jenn (aka the Jenns) when their daughter’s sixteenth birthday bash had to be cancelled due to the pandemic. They searched for ideas and alternatives for how to celebrate and they came across yard signs. Then they thought to themselves, “this is something other community members would love.”  

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Pairings Bistro – Feature Friday

Calling all wine lovers! Pairings Bistro knows everything there is to know about wine and as a bonus, they even know what food to pair it with! Pairings Bistro set its roots in Harford County in 2009. The idea came to owner and chef, Jon Kohler, after he and his wife visited Burgundy, France and had a similar dinner experience where the restaurant paired different wines with meals.  

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Ola Hydrogen Wellness – Feature Friday

Susan Wheeler started Ola Hydrogen Wellness with one mission in mind, to help heal individuals from the inside out. Hydrogen inhalation therapy is most commonly used in the Europe, Japan, and other Eastern countries. Susan, a Harford County native, has a heavy background in biology, pathology, and testing tissues. She and her husband moved to Hawaii for about four years and she began to learn more about the numerous health benefits to Hydrogen.

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ZinniaVirgo Soaps – Feature Friday

If we have learned one thing throughout that past year, it’s that we are surrounded by talent in this community. In a sense, the past year has allowed individuals to take their hobby and make them a full-time passion.  This week, we have the pleasure of featuring Zinnia Virgo Soaps.

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5 Tips for Better Skin This Winter

If we have learned one thing over the past year, it’s that self-care is SO important. Self care is about taking care of our bodies both inside and out. We teamed up with Chloe Corkran, a local aesthetician who owns The Glow Bar to find out what her top 5 most important tips were for taking care of our skin in the winter. These are small tips that will make a big difference! 

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