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Clover Hill Vineyards & Winery

Clover Hill Vineyards & Winery

A Family Tradition What started out as a hobby is now the second largest winery by volume in Pennsylvania. Clover Hill Vineyards & Winery, with four retail locations in and around the Lehigh Valley, began as a hobby when founders John and Pat Skrip planted grapes at their home in Breinigsville in the 1970s. That hobby developed into a passion, and they began producing ... »

Kreeky Tree Farms

Kreeky Tree Farms

A Shangri La In Slatington Kreeky tree farm follows the dream of business and life partners Allan Schanbacher and Chris Gangi. Incredibly diverse and productive, especially for its 7-acre footprint, this agricultural oasis is tucked into the woods at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Slatington. Schanbacher is a classically trained chef who has worked at some of the ... »

Getting it Right: Chestnut Hill Landscape Contractors

Getting it Right: Chestnut Hill Landscape Contractors

“If it’s outside, we build it.” That’s the tagline for Chestnut Hill Landscape Contractors, whose owner, John Talago, has been designing outdoor living spaces for customers in the Lehigh Valley for 30 years. “I’ve been around it my entire life,” said Talago, the youngest of seven children who grew up around the nursery business his father founded in Center Valley in 1959. ... »

United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley

United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley

It’s called the “summer slide,” and it’s not as much fun as it sounds. The expression is a euphemism for when kids start forgetting what they learned the previous school year once a long break ensues. According to the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley, children from low-income families are most susceptible. “It happens every summer with potent... »

Butter Valley Golf Course

Butter Valley Golf Course

THE WAY IT USED TO BE Not your grandfather’s golf course,” boasts the website for Butter Valley Golf Course, an 18-hole, family-friendly, par- 72 facility equipped with a small airport in southern Berks County and named after a region traditionally known more for its dairies than its tee times. John Gehman is the second owner of the course and eighth owner of the 190-acre ... »

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