In April 2011, the Pike County Community Planning office released the highly anticipated guide to the regions public lands through field maps, educational resources and local business establishments that support outdoor enthusiasts.
“Public response has been excellent,” said Pike County Planner Sally Corrigan who engineered the 36-page publication with former planner Scot Boyce. “We have had all kinds of people requesting it, trout fishermen, spring turkey hunters, even the local hotels are calling and asking for it.” The response was so large that 4,000 of the 6,500 printed guides have been distributed and we are gearing up to reprint the guide with additional information. < read more >
Shop Local Save Land is an initiative connecting consumers to local farm and forest products and educational information in order to support working lands and protect scenic rural character, cultural heritage and quality of life.
If you’re looking for fresh local produce or finely crafted wood products and services, visit the Providers page to refine your search and map your own tour. You’ll also find some fun and helpful ideas under Events and Tours.
The land trust, the Delaware Highlands Conservancy, has published a guide to local farms and farmers’ markets in Monroe, Pike and Wayne counties in PA, called “Shop Local, Save Land.” The guide is an excellent resource for residents and visitors who desire fresh and healthy foods and enjoy visiting the abundant agricultural resources of the three-county area. The brochure lists farms, farmers' markets and farm stands that produce and sell local agricultural products. It includes a keyed map for easy navigation. Complimentary copies of “Shop Local, Save Land” are being distributed at many shops, restaurants and lodging facilities within the three-county (Pike, Monroe and Wayne, PA) area that the guide services, or may be found at the PA office of the Delaware Highlands Conservancy, at 508