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When John Janick and his family moved into their first home with a real yard on Sedgwick Street in 2008, he sought information on how to make it bird friendly. Learning about the critical role of native plants in supporting wildlife started him on a new life venture that would eventually lead to his native plant nursery, Good Host Plants.

Christina Maser Co., provider of “clean products for you and your home,” including award-winning jams and shrubs, soaps, scrubs and soy-wax candles, makes everything at its Lancaster, PA, production facility, where founder Gretchen Christina Maser ensures each meets her exacting standards.

Main Line natives Ryan Williamson and Kevin O’Connor returned to the Big Island of Hawaii two years ago to continue their bee-hive product enterprise after several years of struggling to get their Delaware Valley bees to make enough honey to sell. So far, everyone’s doing fine, especially the bees.

One of Weavers Way's longest-running vendors, Fresh Tofu has been making organic tofu since the 1970s. Read all about this family-run company and learn how this 2,000-year-old vegetarian foodstuff is made in the 21st century.

Over the past three years, the entrepreneurial women behind Crust Vegan Bakery have made a name for themselves thanks to their delicious cookies, brownies, specialty birthday cakes and other sweet treats.

Baked goods seem to be on a first-name basis with customers at Weavers Way, judging from a quick survey of labels on the shelves. Among them is Noreen’s, a line of bars, cookies and loaf cakes that have been part of the Co-op almost since it began.

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