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Exhibitors & Vendors in 2017

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, proving free, private confidential services for victims of domestic violence, their children and the community since 1976. 24-hour hotline: 800-220-8116. (215.343.9241; www.awomansplace.org)

An Invincible Summer –– A lifestyle brand of the non-profitUniversal Hope Initiative, providing employment opportunities for women working to free themselves from poverty.(215-266-4647; www.universalhope.org)

Arrows –– A 501(c)(3) organization, protecting, preserving, promoting and providing for first peoples in the United States. (267-808-0809; arrows4americanindians.org)

Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve –– The only accredited botanical museum in the country dedicated to native plants, where one can explore the preserve, purchase native plants and participate in nature craft activities with your family. (215-862-2924; bhwp.org)

Bryn Gweled Homesteads –– A Quaker influencd, intentional commuinity of 78 families who own the land communally, inviting new members of any racial, ethnic, religious, or gender orientation or preference. (215-586-8212; nelscamp@gail.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)

Buckingham Friends Social Concerns Committee –– Promoting a celebration of  World Quaker Day on October 1 in the Meetinghouse with a special interactive performance of The Meta Theater Company.

Bucks Coalition Against Drug 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)

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

Bucks County Interfaith Coalition for Refugee Resettlement –– Volunteers from Newtown-Yardley area sponsoring two Syrian families in Morrisville, helping with jobs, schooling & camp, learning English, child care, health care, etc. (BCICRR, P.O. Box 219, Richboro, PA 18954-1707. Make donations  out to: TZEDEK V'SHALOM)

Bucks County SPCA –– Using all avenues to improve the welfare of animals in the county, including sheltering and adoption, lost and found, humane investigation and education, as well as outreach to help keep pets in homes. (215-794-7425; www.bcspca.org)

Bucks Learning Cooperative –– A community that supports teens to create a life and education based on their interests, strengths and goals. (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 program, ages 7-13, in Ottsville, PA; and on its environmental stewardship efforts. (610-847-5858; www.camponas.org)

Campaign to End the New Jim Crow –– Information on this grassroots organization dedicated to exposing the injustice of mass incarceration; literature and resources on prisons, solitary confinement, re-entry to the community and related topics. (267-753-0550; www.endnewjimcrowNJ.org.)

CeaseFirePa –– State-wide advocacy organization for gun violence prevention. (215-923-3151; info@ceasefirepa.org)

Central Bucks Senior Center –– Information on this Bucks County center, helping seniors lead richer, fuller lives.

Citizens Climate Lobby –– Information on building the political will for a livable world. (Tom Wells, tom@tgw-construction.com)

Conversations with a Friendly Vegan –– Conversation with a friendly vegan to perhaps learn something new while enjoying a vegan cookie.

Cranaleith Spiritual Center –– A non-profit retreat and conference center sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, offering day and overnight retreats and programs for all thoseseeking wholeness and transformation for themselves and society offereing pure raw wildflower honey for sale. (215-934-6206; www.cranaleith.org)

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.)

Doylestown Friends Peace & Social Concerns Committee ––  Legislative Letter Writing -- Tips and topics for organizing regular letter-writing sessions with your faith community or social justice group. (267-221-7604; jenny.isaacs@gmail.com)

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)

Fiaria Project –– A Non-profit Bucks County organization dedicated to supporting foster families through transitions by providing foster children with essential clothing, toiletries, and other basic items. (267-885-8512; https://fiaria.org)

Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania  ––  Building girls of courage,confidence and character, who make the world a better place. Leadershop programs, camps and service project experiences for girls 5-18 years old. (www. gsep.org)

Gwynedd Friends Peace & Social Action Committee ––  Hosting families in transition from homelessness for a month, and sponsoring a Peace Camp and a peace vigil. (215-699-3055; www.gwyneddmeeting.org)

Hands Holding Hearts –– Providing bereavement support and education to grieving families and the local community. (Handsholdinghearts@gmail.com; handsholdinghearts.org; 267-992-6672)

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

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

In Defense of Animals ––  An organization for people whose compassion for all living beings is fundamental to their spiritual beliefs. (Idausa.org; vegan spirituality.com; Vegan Spirituality Facebook page)

James N. Stephan Veterans Charity ––  Providing financial and supportive services, instructional support, and basic needs to Pennsylvania veterans who lack government assistance. (267-221-3410; jamesnstephencharity@gmail.com; Facebook page)

Just Kids Child Care 11c ––  A program for children 15 months to 6 years old in New Hope. Learning through play and offering a stimulating environment. (Justkidschildcarellc.com  215-862-5329)

LEPOCO Peace Center ––  Literature, stickers, buttons, and cards about the broad themes of peace and justice. ( 610-691-8730; www.lepoco.org)

Maasai Cultural Exchange –– Helping the Massai in Kenya by providing clean water sources, funding education and empowering women, while preserving indigenous traditions. (www.maasaiculturalproject.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. (610-547-0798; lyn111da@yahoo.com)

Middletown Fsriends First Day School –– Crafty youth offer a variety of handmade items, including peaceful candles, kindness rocks and holiday ornaments. (267-760-5284; firegurl71@yahoo.com)

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

Move to Amend  –– A coalition committed to social and economic justice seeking to end corporate personhood through a constitutional amendment. (https://movetoamend.org; https://www.facebook.com/movetoamendlb/)

Operation Safe –– Formed after the premier of  the film "The Mask We Live In," Operation Safe  strives to create safe, accepting, fully expressed communities by educating and raising awareness about gender biases and roots of domestic violence.

Peace Center  ––  Programs in violence prevention and conflict transformation. (215-750-7220; www.thepeacecenter.org)

Peace Corps –– A service-based opportunity for motivated changemakers to immerse themselves in a community abroad, working side by side with local leaders to tackle the most pressing challenges of our generation. (rbrown2@peacecorps.gov)

Pennswood Village –– A non-profit continuing care retirement community in Newtown, PA (215-968-9110; www.pennswood.org)

Save Bucks Votes –– Working to insure that every vote counts through promoting  Secure Accurate Verifiable Elections that rely on Voter Marked Paper Ballots. (215-300-5348; legacy127@aol.com)

Shen Yun Performing Arts –– A non-profit arts organization, seeking to "uplift the heart and fill you with hope as it brings ancient Chinese virtues to life on stage with breathtaking music and dance," (Jennie Sheeks: 2326-362-7070; jenniesheeks@gmail.com; www.shenyunperformingarts. 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.

United Nations Association of Bucks County –– Information on how to become involved in the UNA; also Heritage tables celebrating diverse cultures of the world by New Hope and Solebury families. (215-493-6625; www.unausa.org)

Way Opens Center –– Mindfulness through movement, meditation, Alexander technique and Qigon. Yardley and Philadelphia locations. (917-216-5850; www.wayopenscenter.com)

Write Your Legislator –– Promoting firearm safety & compassionate immigration laws: Common Sense for the Common Good. Postcard writing to legislators on issues of gun safety and immigration.

Services, Crafts, Art and Vendors

Alpha Center –– Resources and educational programs to help couples improve and save their marriages whenever possilbe, and also to make better decisions after divorce and wiser choices about remarriage. (800-310-9085; www.alpharesourcecenter.com)

Amy Turner Handweaving –– Handwoven wearables and table linens. (215-767-0105; amytens@verizon.net)

Bernice Batoff, Artist –– Pen & Ink, watercolors & acrylic sports figures, music figures, animals, nostalgia. (215-747-2776; bernicebatoff@gmail.com)

Binduspire –– Natural and organic body care. (267-408-5979; binduspire@gmail.com)

Brownies –– Homemade brownies, baked with love and all natural ingredients. All proceeds go to benefit Tabby’s Place, a cat sanctuary in Ringoes, New Jersey.

Bucks County Expressions –– Local artist Craig Hackett offers prints of his latest works depicting the beauty and history of Bucks County and elsewhere. (267-808-6430; panetor@gmail.com; www.craighackett.com)

Classy Cowls by SMH ––  Hand-knit scarves and cowls in a variety of yarns. "Treat yourself or someone special!" (www.classycowls.com)

D’Eyre Creative Designs & Expressions –– Handknits, crochet, hand-painted plaques (215-939-7376; deyrecreativedesigns@gmail.com)

Dear Tree Farm –– A sheep farm, bringing to the Peace Fair sheep and chickens for petting, as well as maple syrup. (610-294-9183; flowerluna@gmail.com)

Designs by Gigi –– Unique Tote bags, purses, aprons & other quality home dec accessories. (215-206-0075; gigi@designsbygigi.net)

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

Functional Life –– Specializing in functional fitness, chiropractic and sports nutrition, utilitizing mindfulness to creat a health & wellness lifestyle. (215-693.1176; https://fnx.life)

GJE Leather Crafts –– Handmade leather crafts: belts, purses, journal/Bible covers, camera & cell phone cases. (215-345-4481; gjelsing@verizon.net)

Green Building Center –– For all eco-friendly and healthy building needs, including architecture, interior design, construction, products, and more; showroom and design center in Lambertville; (609-460-4787; www.greenlivingandbuildingcenter.com)

Imperfect Art –– Hand-drawon chalk art and handmade paper flower decor, with chalk activity for kids to adults. (imperfectart@comcast.net)

J & B Jewelry Designs –– Handcrafted jewelry made from stone, beads and glass, for custom orders, home shows, parties. (215-872-4471; B's Jewel Designs Facebook page; Joan's Gems and Jewels Facebook page)

Jewelry Designs by Faith and Arlene –– Unique jewelry using gemstone beads, crystals and beachstones, using a variety of techniques. (215-343-2489; arlenelindak@outlook.com)

Jistdesigns –– Original, hand crafted stained glass items, wire knity  and glass jewelry, night lights, jewelry boxes and more. (www.etsy.com/shop/Jistglass and Jistjewels)

Kaeddie Design –– Custom made name jewelry while you wait. (267-232-5344; joybuhion@yahoo.com)

Kindness Matters –– A BFS family offering face painting and funky tatoos to raise money for our local SPCA. “Spreading love in our community in small ways!”

Leaves of Paper –– Handmade origami greeting cards, watercolor and pen cards, gift sets, calendars and decorations. (610-662-9269; leavesofpaper.etsy.com)

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

Living Peace Institute –– Information on training, conflict resolution, consulting and executive coaching services, helping individuals and organizations respond to conflict with clarity and compassion rather than fear or aggression.

Marissa Farra Photography, Etc. –– Mixed media: paintings, photography and jewelry. (570-497-3141; mfarraphotos@gmail.com)

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

Moyer Turnings –– Wooden bowls of made from local reclaimed materials. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the BFS annual fund. (Lloydthewoodturner@gmail.com)

Natural Henna –– Henna body art.

Nora Lewis Jewelry –– Sterling silver and semiprecious stone jewelry done with wire wrapping and knotting. (609-306-2515; noraellenlewis@aol.com)

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

Pottery by Heidi –– Handmade functional ceramics, made in Sommerville, New Jerswey. [Tim—no contact info. desired]

Red Hill Gypsy –– Eclectic mix of unloved art and craft supplie smixed with love to become whimsical treasurers. (215-559-4630; redhillgypsy@gmail.com)

Samantha Benbow –– Freehand artwork on wood, glass & ceramics (215-285-5069; Facebook: SammadebySamB)

Schneider Sweets –– An at-home bakery, making nostalgic confections. We also give lessons to kids and adults. (215-297-0234; dyschneider@comcast.net)

Second Love Fabrics –– BFS student Emilia will be selling her own handmade creations to benefit the Fiaria Project.

Shalom Pottery–– One of a kind, hand-thrown functional bowls, mugs, vases, plates and more. (508-395-0602; shalompottery@gmail.com)

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

Solar City, dba Tesla  –– Solar panels and home energy storage systems that reduce reliance on fossil fuels and increase grid independence from utility companies. Solar solutions available with no up front costs. (410-491-2858; clkarpay@tesla.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). ( 215-489-1109; www.TabithaUSA.org)

Whimsey Menagerie –– Finely crafted handmade jewelry. (215-932-6547; TheWhimsy.Menagerie.etsy.com)

Willow Wellness & Chiropractic Care  –– Offering comprehensive chiropractic care for all ages and backgrounds, including pregnant women and children.  Also nutritional support and aromatherapy. (215-692-2438; www.willowfamilywellness.com)

Wood’nt-U-Want-One –– Custom-made pens from exotic woods and acrylic materials. (215-499-8321; Facebook; woodntuwantone@gmail.com)