Small Business

Creative Concepts Along The Erie to Pittsburgh Trail “The Chicken Coop – Studio 306”

Trail users enjoy the beauty and recreation of the Oil Region’s trails and now these cyclists will have the opportunity to enjoy art and educational workshops, lectures, and small events at “The Chicken Coop- Studio 306”, located in the historic old Crawford school building known as’ The Crawford Center” – 511 Hill Street, Emlenton, Pa. 16373. “The Chicken Coop – … Continue reading

Greening Your Business

Looking to green your business and go sustainable and not sure where to start? Putting together a sustainability plan may seem daunting but actually can be very simple and easy to get started. When looking to start any sustainability plan, ideally you should begin with an assessment. The majority of assessments will look at the functions of the building, equipment … Continue reading

Get Charged Up at Savage River Lodge

This June you will truly be able to travel off the grid in Western Maryland. The Savage River Lodge, a Trail Town Certified Network member, has been an ecotourism destination since 2011 and their commitment to sustainability has gone above and beyond. Guest have the option to stay in sustainably built private cabins or yurts powered by 325 solar panels … Continue reading

Sweetness of February

February has a lot going on but one of the most notable holidays that impacts many businesses, is Valentine’s Day. Bakeries, retail shops, and lodging really see the impact from the holiday. Listed below are some of the activities that are happening in Trail Towns across Western Pennsylvania to celebrate this sweet holiday. Restaurants: Morguen Toole Company, Myersdale, PA: Sweetheart … Continue reading

2014 Winners of the Get on the Trail! Entrepreneurial Contest

On December 3, 2014 three winners were announced for the ‘Get on the Trail!’ Entrepreneurial Contest for Business Development and Expansion.  The contest was eligible for new and expanding businesses along the Erie to Pittsburgh Trail segment.  This year’s competition had a total of eleven participants that submitted business plans that would provide goods and services to users of the … Continue reading