Participants

Exhibitors & Vendors 2018

Non-Profit Exhibitors

Welcome Booth––Information about Buckingham Friends Meeting and the Peace Fair. (www.buckinghamfriendsmeeting.org)

A Woman’s Place––Bucks County’s only domestic violence organization, supporting a safe and empowered community since 1976. 24-hour hotline: 800-220-8116. (215-343-9241; www.awomansplace.org)

Arrows––A non-profit organization, protecting, preserving, promoting and providing for first peoples in the United States. (267-808-0809; www.arrows4americanindians.org)

Bryn Gweled Homesteads––A Quaker-influenced, intentional community of 78 families who own land communally, inviting new members of all racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds, or gender orientation or preference. Learn about the Golden Rule, the boat that ended above-ground nuclear testing, and the Phoenix of Hiroshima. (215-586-8212; nelscamp@gmail.com)

Buckingham Friends School––A Quaker day school for K-8 students, founded in 1794. Guided by Quaker tradition, BFS students are encouraged to think deeply, reflect thoughtfully, resolve conflicts peacefully, and play exuberantly. (215-794-7491; www.bfs.org)

Bucks Coalition Against Trafficking––A project of NOVA, the Network of Victim Assistance, which provides support, counseling and legal advocacy services for victims of crime, as well as prevention education materials for people of all ages. (800-676-6900; www.novabucks.org)

Bucks County Audubon Society––“Get down and dirty with BCAS” as we learn about the science of nature. (215-297-5880; www.bcas.org)

Bucks County SPCA––A community-focused organization serving the county since 1912. Focused on animal rescue, rehoming and reaching out to serve animals and the people connected to them. (www.bcspca.org)

Bucks Learning Cooperative––A path to college, career, entrepreneurship, travel, supporting teens in creating a personalized, meaningful education through mentoring, classes, field trips, independent studies, internship and more. (215-512-0707; www.buckslearningcooperative.org)

Bucks Quarterly Meeting of Friends––Information on Quakers and Quakerism in the Bucks County area and points north and east. (215-860-9747; www.quakersbucks.org)

Camp Onas––Summer and year-round programs, ages 7-13, in Ottsville, PA; and information on its environmental stewardship efforts. (610-847-5858; www.camponas.org)

CeaseFirePA––Pennsylvania’s leading gun violence prevention advocacy group. (215-923-3151; www.ceasefirepa.org)

Citizens Climate Lobby––Non-profit, non-partisan organization, promoting national legislation to reduce carbon release into the atmosphere. (Tom Wells, tom@tgw-construction.com)

Conversations with a Friendly Vegan––If you’ve ever been curious about veganism, join Anne at her table, where you will encounter much compassion but never judgment or an agenda. (215-429-1473; amp@sta2ned.com)

Delaware Riverkeeper Network––Championing the rights of our communities to a Delaware River and tributary streams that are free-flowing, clean and healthy. (www.delawareriverkeeper.org)

Fair Districts PA––Working to end gerrymandering in Pennsylvania, because voters should pick legislators, legislators should not pick voters. (www.fairdistrictspa.com; Facebook: Fairdistrictspa; twitter: @fairdistrictspa; fdpa.bucks@gmail.com)

Fiaria Project––A non-profit based in Bucks County, dedicated to supporting foster families through transitions. (267-885-8512; www.fiaria.org)

Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania––Building girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. (www.gsep.org)

Give Books––Information on a new non-profit being started by a BFS family to get new and used books to lower income kids. (givebooks143@gmail.com)

Hands Holding Hearts––Providing bereavement support to children and families in bucks County. (www.handsholdinghearts.org; Handsholdinghearts@gmail.com; 267-992-6672)

Heartfulness Meditation––Living by the Heart and feeling the lightness and joy of our true nature. Programs offered at no cost. (www.heartfulness.org/us; anis.baig@heartfulness.org; 248-252-4665)

Humane Society of the U.S.––Seeking a humane world for people and animals by combating large-scale cruelties such puppy mills, animal fighting, factory farming, seal slaughter, horse cruelty, captive hunts, and wildlife trade. (www.hsus.org)

In Defense of Animal ––Why compassion for all living beings should be fundamental to our spiritual beliefs. (www.idausa.org; www.veganspirituality.com; Vegan Spirituality Facebook page)

James N. Stephan Veterans Charity––Providing support services to local disabled veterans. (jamesnstephencharity@gmail.com; 267-221-3410; Facebook page)

LEPOCO Peace Center––Literature, stickers, buttons, and cards for peace and justice. (610-691-8730; www.lepoco.org)

Magic Hands Reiki for Children––Empowering children with the ability to help heal and manage stress with the traditional Usui Reiki method of natural healing. (lyn111da@yahoo.com; 610-547-0798)

Middletown Friends First Day School––Gently used toys, handcrafted new toys, tote bags, candles and catnip mice for sale. (nancy@newtownartscompany.com; 215-968-3635)

Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense––Information on the Be Smart campaign and Gun Sense Voter campaign (www.momsdemandaction.org; www.besmartforkids.org)

Move to Amend–– Gathering signatures to support a 28th Amendment stating that money is not speech and corporations do not have constitutional rights. Working to get representatives to co-sponsor HR Joint 48 and Senators to introduce a sister bill. (www.movetoamend.org; www.facebook.com/movetoamendlb/)

National Greyhound Adoption Program––Seeking adoption homes for former greyhound racing dogs, to provide support for greyhound adopters, and educate the public about the plight of greyhounds. (215-331-7918; info@ngap.org)

New Avenue Foundation––Fostering meaningful lives for people with disabilities through innovative social, employment and housing programs. Raising funds to start a coffee shop in Havertown, PA, and a coffee roasting business in Media, PA, employing people with disabilities. Order coffee at www.ourcommunitycup.coffee. (www.newfdn.org; jim@newfdn.org; 610-246-8983)

Peace Center––Programs, training, films, and forums focused on peace education and the transformation of conflict. This includes addressing racism, Islamophobia and all “isms’. (www.thepeacecenter.org; 215-750-7220)

Penn Environment––A Citizen-based, statewide environmental advocacy organization working to protect clean air, clean water, open spaces, and a healthy climate. Information about renewable energy and how you can get involved. (www.pennenvironment.org; megan@pennenvironment.org 215-732-5897)

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (PYM)––Offering a variety of resources for parents, educators and families, including youth and family events, Quaker Parenting Initiative virtual discussions, Quaker Religious Education Collaborative resources/discussion circles. (www.pym.org; mwennerbradley@pym.org; 215-241-7171)

Rotary Club of Doylestown––Peace Rotary International is one of six areas of focus of the Rotary Club, offering free two-year masters programs in Peace and Conflict Resolution to 100 qualified candidates every year. (www.doylestownrotary.org; gail@powersscientific.com;)

Second Love Fabrics––BFS student Emilia will be selling her own handicrafts, with 100% of the profits going to the Aark, Bucks County’s wildlife rehabilitation and education center at www.aark.org.

Solebury United Methodist Church––Colorful bead jewelry and purses made by women in Uganda who are trying to work their way out of poverty and send their children to school. All proceeds go back to Uganda to support skills training and educational programs. (parker3@slb.com; 215-862-9281)

Sustainable Energy Fund––Spreading the word and answering questions about our Solarize Lehigh Valley campaign, through which residents and small businesses in the Lehigh Valley area can receive solar installations at below market rates from local installer Evoke Solar. (www.thesef.org; 610-264-4440)

United Methodist Mission Connection––Supplying meals for shut-ins, “breakfast bags” for children living in insecure housing in Bucks County, growing fresh produce to supply food cupboards and food baskets, advocating for the passage of federal and global legislation through Bread for the Word, and advocating for and welcoming an inclusive community, including those within the LGBTQA+ community. (www.epaumc.org)

United Nations Association of Bucks County––Family Heritage Display. Sharing our family heritage; sharing our Hearts, our Hands, our Homes. (www.unausa.org; 215-493-6625)

Yardley Friends Meeting––A silent auction with proceeds to benefit the social witness activities of Yardley Friends Meeting. (www.yardleyfriendsmeeting.org; crispetesolor@gmail.com; 609-752-4001)

YWCA Bucks County––Information on the Bucks County chapter of the YWCA--Eliminating racism, empowering women (www.ywcabucks.org; info@ywcabucks.org; 215-953-7793)

Services, Crafts, Art and Vendors

Alpaca Comforts––Exceptionally warm and soft (as well as practical) year-round alpaca essentials, featuring dryer balls, chemical eliminating and time-saving, handmade of 100% felted alpaca fiber in Bucks County, PA. (alpacacomforts@gmail.com; 267-719-3721)

Alpha Center––Promoting marriage success, reducing the destructive nature of divorce and facilitating healthier choices after divorce. (www.alpharesourcecenter.com; 800-310-9085)

Amy Turner Handweaving––Handwoven wearables including shawls and scarves, hand towels and table linens, and hand dyed and decorated silk scarves. All handmade only by Amy Turner. (amytens@verizon.net; 215-767-0105)

Art of Ecology––Conservation photography prints and gifts (magnets, stationary, jewelry, etc.) meant to build visual connections with the environment. A portion of all proceeds goes towards wildlife conservation/habitat preservation. (www.TheArtofEcology.com; www.etsy.com/shop/TheArtofEcology; mfarraphotos@gmail.com; 570-497-9141)

Bead For Peace––One-of-a-kind handmade crafter jewelry integrating seeds from around the world and recyclable materials to increase global environmental awareness and consciousness. (mayabloom123@gmail.com; 973-379-5488)

Ben’s Balloon Animals––Balloon animals for birthday parties, festivals, open houses and more. (Facebook; text 215-681-3106)

Crafts by Susan––Items for kids, including hand puppets, super kid capes, small security blankets, purses and hair bow holders. (s.ebert48@verizon.net; 570-262-6425)

Crafts from the Heart––Crafter with all handmade products. (susanwalker1105@juno.com; 614-579-8675)

Damp Cellar Turnings––Handmade Retro Shaving Accessories. Razors, shave bowl & shave brushes for men. (dampcellarturnings.etsy.com; dampcellarturnings@gmail.com; 215-288-8517)

Designs on Tile––Prints, Artwork and custom tiles. (www.stanmadey.com; Stan@stanmadey.com; 215-939-4915)

Empress Herbal Products––Handmade hemp skincare and pain management products (www.empressherbalproducts.com; empressherbalproducts@gmail.com; 215-346-6575)

Estrog––Fair Trade Handicrafts to help alleviate oppression in women worldwide. ESTROG: Every Single Transaction Reups Overall Good (www.estrog.com; estrogco@gmail.com)

Fresh Prints––Hand-colored prints (Marvel, Star Wars, vintage bikes, car, Mickey Mouse, etc.) framed on the spot. (kid1974hy@gmail.com; 609-230-3987)

Functional Life––The area’s premier functional facility specializing in chiropractic, fitness & nutrition. (www.fnx.life; newhope@fnx.life; 215-693-1176)

Gazella Stained Glass––Custom stained glass ornaments. New ones added daily to GazellaStainedGlass on etsy.com. (carolynreinhardt088@gmail.com; 267-893-0935)

Good Day Sun Chimes––Hand-made stained glass sun chimes. (www.gooddaysunchimes.etsy.com; sunchimes.krista@gmail.com; 215-287-4995)

Happy Fish, Smiling Star––Handmade fused glass, jewelry and housewares, including dog breed pendants and custom memorial cremation jewelry. (www.happyfishsmilingstar.com)

Henna To Heal––Henna body art. (www.hennatoheal.com)

Jacob Bright––Unique and captivating photography. All proceeds go to supporting the mission of A Woman’s Place (andrew.bright99@gmail.com)

Jewelry By Frances––Handmade jewelry using antique mother-of-pearl buttons and vintage beads (francesporterblack@yahoo.com; 570-234-5006)

JiSTdesigns––Stained glass from a knitter’s hand. Gifts and windows embellished with hand-knit wire. (www.jistdesigns.com; jill@jistdesigns.com;)

Joanna Krasnansky, Watercolors––Watercolors of Delaware Valley (joannakrasnansky@gmail.com; 215-639-6287)

Kaeddie Design––Wire name bracelets, everyday ornaments. All types of hair bows. (267-232-5344)

Lancaster Botanicals––Allergy-friendly soaps & bath items with minimal perfumes or colors. The lungs and skin of allergy sufferers don’t respond well to commercially-made bath soaps. (www.leavesofpaper.etsy.com; 610-662-9269)

Lisa’s Toys for Kids––Handmade crochet toys, made with love and care. (pinolisa65@yahoo.com; 215-301-7705)

Little Sanctuary Studio––Peace Within Meditation Series for kids and for adults. Little Sanctuary Studio is in Hollyberry Square across the street from Buckingham Friends School & Meetinghouse. Both series begin October 2nd. (smedley46@comcast.net; 610-597-5902)

Living Peace Institute––An international consulting company focused on developing and sharing innovative tools for individuals and organizations to transform conflict into an opportunity for growth, connection and dialogue. Offering conflict resolution services, engaging and transformative training, and individual and executive conflict coaching. (www.livingpeaceinstitute.com)

Madison Morano’s Ceramics––Hand-crafted ceramic functional wares designed and created by a U. Mass. student. Pieces are food, microwave and dishwasher safe. (madisonmoreno00@gmail.com; 215-478-2756)

MarLin Crafts––Fleece blankets (double-sided), various patterns; fabric ornaments. (mkruse0@hotmail.com; 267-446-8222)

Mathnasium––A math-only learning center that specializes in teaching kids to think like natural mathematicians. Spin the math wheel at the Peace Fair and win prizes. (buddykoehler@mathnasium.nyc; 908-783-5995)

Pangaea Fair Trade––Handmade fair trade clothing, purses and accessories, primarily sourced from Fair Trade Federation members. (patti@pangaeafairtrade.com; 443-956-6906)

Peter Hewitt Photographs––Fine art nature photography and printing with a commitment to conservation (www.peterhewitt.com; 908-405-8512)

Pottery by Heidi––Handmade functional ceramics, made in Somerville, New Jersey.

Roundwood Studio––Artistic & functional woodturnings (roundwoodstudio.webplus.net; bhohlfeld@verizon.net; 620-864-9623)

Sahana: Plant-based Essentials––Providing the local community and beyond with a trusted source for natural, ethically sourced body care and household products. (binduspire@gmail.com; 267-408-4979)

Schneider Sweets––Homemade, handmade nostalgic confections, with each pastry inspired by both the occasion and client. (dyschneider@comcast.net; 215-297-0234)

Shalom Pottery––One of a kind, hand-thrown pottery, made with care for your daily use or display. (shalompottery@gmail.com; 508-395-0602)

Shirley St. Jean’s Handmade’s––Using all natural and upcycled materials for children’s crowns & wands, bracelets, earrings, wreaths of dried flowers and gift card holders. (stjean1129@hotmail.com; 302-229-4265)

SK Embroidery Creations––Specialized Embroideries & customized home decor. (www.skembroiderycreations.com; 215-757-5522)

Snorlen Workshop––100% cotton rope bowls and baskets, decorations and home goods made from recycled textiles. (www.snorlenworkshop.com; snorlenworkshop@gmail.com; 267-994-2334)

Stages Academy––A performing arts preschool, kindergarten enrichment, afterschool and summer camp program in Buckingham. The Stages Academy table today will be doing a free craft with the kids, as well as offering information and registration for their programs. (www.thestagesacademy.com; 215-347-0777)

Strattacon Games––Original, handmade board games: Circo Logic, Old Philadelphia. Each game of Circo Logic is signed and numbered by the inventor. (greyferr26@aol.com; 215-673-2999)

Sun Run––The largest residential solar panel installer in the country, creating a planet run by the sun. Ask about the Comcast promotion. (www.gosunrun.com/kennetheckler; ken.eckler@sunrun.com)

Tabitha––Handcrafted silk cottage goods from Cambodia: shawls, purses, pouches, jewelry rolls, glasses cases, etc. CICFO orphanage bracelets. Proceeds benefit artisans making the products directly (Fair Trade) and support Tabitha's other community building programs (wells, micro saving, house building, schools, hospital). (www.TabithaUSA.org; 215-489-1109)

Way Opens Center––All things mindful: Movement Alexander technique & Quigong), stress relief (MBSR & meditation instruction), and holistic healing (somatic release). (www.wayopenscenter.com; 917-216-5850)

Wellness and Weight Loss––A full service health facility, including chiropractic therapy, weight loss and body conditioning. (www.doctorsdangelo.com; checkyourspine@comcast.net; 215-862-6363)

Willow Wellness & Chiropractic Care of Doylestown––Supporting individuals in achieving improved health through the highest quality of holistic chiropractic care. Inspiring others to live vibrant, creative lives with clarity and purpose. (www.willowfamilywellness.com; 215-692-2438)

Wood’nt-U-Want-One––Custom-made pens from exotic woods and acrylic; cutting boards, ice cream scoops, etc. (215-499-8321; Facebook; woodntuwantone@gmail.com)

Wreaths By Cindy––Mesh wreaths for all seasons & made-to-order (c4archutowski@gmail.com; 215-859-6657)