Buy Local – Halloween & Harvest

For this month’s Buy Local feature, we’re presenting some of our favorite costumers, candy shops and farms with autumn harvest experiences. October gives MODE readers the chance to pick and eat the freshest produce, enjoy handmade candies and desserts and support small businesses while creating a unique Halloween costume. Take the opportunity to support the farmers and shopowners that help make fall in Central Pennsylvania one of the most beautiful seasons anywhere in the country. If you know a business you’d like to see featured, contact our Buy Local department.

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Meet the Designers at Higashi

Higashi Jewelry & Eyewear, Lemoyne

On Saturday, September 22, Higashi Jewelry & Eyewear will reveal the three finalists from their first annual Jewelry Design Competition at their Meet the Designer Open House from 11 AM – 2 PM. Read more for details on the reception.

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Whitco Home Furnishings

5010 LINGLESTOWN ROAD, HARRISBURG

Why would you shop at a department store, when Whitco has eight stores under one roof? Answer: You shouldn’t! Frank Whitcomb and family have spent 55 years crafting a store like none-other in Central Pennsylvania. At Whitco you will find, hands-down, the most unique home furnishings. But you will also find contemporary flooring including ceramic tile, quality bedding, wallpaper, window treatments, artwork, and even office furniture.

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Wears Like New

HERSHEY & LEMOYNE

Wears Like New is an “upscale consignment clothier with exceptional merchandise,” said owner Lauri Fitzpatrick. “You will not believe that you are in a consignment shop.” Wears Like New has been in business since 1991, with locations on Chocolate Avenue in Hershey and at the West Shore Plaza in Lemoyne.

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Teg’s Canine Clippery

335 BRIDGE ST., NEW CUMBERLAND

For 24 years, Teg’s Canine Clippery in New Cumberland has been a full-service shop where pets are treated with respect and love. Offering both dog and cat grooming, Teg’s offers individual care and superior grooming for every pet they work with. Teg’s grooming facilities are open and visible, allowing customers to see the care and skill of Teg’s staff. Teg’s grooming professionals each have years of experience and training, and build trusting relationships with both their human and animal clients.

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Tastemakers

829 STATE ST., LEMOYNE 

Local food lovers can savor the world’s finest oils and vinegars at Tastemakers, a boutique purveyor and taphouse located on State St. in Lemoyne. “Tastemakers is Central PA’s first olive oil and vinegar tap room,” said founder and owner Cathie Huber. “Tastemakers was created to provide our area with the freshest, finest, and broadest selection of extra virgin, fused and infused olive oils from around the world, and aged traditional and naturally-flavored balsamic vinegars from Modena, Italy.” 

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St. Thomas Roasters

5951 LINGLESTOWN ROAD, LINGLESTOWN

Everyday, the air around Linglestown Square is filled with the aroma of one of St. Thomas Roasters’ signature blends being prepared in their “not-to-be-missed” Deidrich roaster. Boasting over 20 types of coffee, including Guatemala Antigua, Dark Chocolate Dust and their trademark Lingslestown Blend, St. Thomas Roasters is a unique local business and meeting place for the Harrisburg community.

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Pennsylvania Bakery

1713 MARKET ST., CAMP HILL

The Pennsylvania Bakery in Camp Hill has produced traditional favorites and unique creations for over 25 years. The bakery was founded in 1986 by Ken and Michelle Schenk, and remains owned and operated by the couple and their three daughters.

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One Good Woman

ONE GOOD WOMAN, 1845 MARKET ST., CAMP HILL

Camp Hill’s One Good Woman is a fine coffee, tea, gift and gourmet shop. “We have 80 varieties of the finest coffees, 100 outstanding loose teas and fabulous books, novelties and gourmet products,” explained founder Holly O’Connor.

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Karns Quality Foods

THROUGHOUT CENTRAL PA

With seven locations spreading from Hershey to Boiling Springs, family-owned and operated Karns Quality Foods is one of the region’s premier markets. “Karns works hard to provide the best perishable products available to our customers at a great price,” explained Karns Quality Foods’ VP of Marketing Andrea Karns.

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