Savor the Season
I’M A SELF-PROFESSED FOOD SNOB FOR MANY REASONS. I had a father who was way ahead of his time, and I often think favorably about my childhood experiences growing up on an organic farm in Lancaster County. I can almost taste the sweet homemade jams and jellies squishing out of my sandwiches with each bite.
At Fig, we believe that food is at its most powerfulRead on →
Fresh Face: Splits & Giggles
ICE CREAM IS ONE OF MOST NOSTALGIC AND ICONIC TASTES OF SUMMER—and it’s most enjoyable when shared. The childhood favorite is the inspiration for three couples who joined together to purchase, renovate, and reopen the Splits & Giggles ice cream shop.
“We’re all friends and neighbors. We would all come here during the summer and when the place went up for sale,Read on →
Fresh Face: One Lucky Peach
TO EVERYTHING THERE IS A SEASON. Peaches are no different. They are at their best near the middle or end of summer—offering only a tiny window of opportunity for a truly exceptional and rare taste of goodness.
Owner and buyer Latoya Holt is a refreshing addition to the 300 Block. She’s ambitious, creative, and smart. Her boutique is simple, yet inspired, andRead on →
Fresh Face: Because I Like U
KINDNESS IN GIVING CREATES LOVE. Because I Like U is a destination for everything necessary in the gift-giving process: from the gift and the card to the presentation and packaging—it makes sharing sentiments a fun and easy experience.
“For me, it all began when I would go into stores and I would be uninspired. I really couldn’t find things that were unique,”Read on →
Spreading the Happy: Connie Buckwalter and Dana Kinsey
Send us your ideas about how to make the City of Lancaster a happier place by going to LancHappy.com. Sponsored by the Lancaster County Community Foundation, LancHappy Partner.
Yarn makes people happy. A group of dedicated volunteers at Woodcrest Villa spends hours each year making and donating beautiful handmade blankets for people andRead on →
Authentic: Carol Campbell
CAROL CAMPBELL BELIEVES THAT BEING HEALTHY IS A UNIVERSAL GOAL. For years she worked as an elementary school counselor for the School District of Lancaster, guiding children to make practical, healthy decisions— to care about themselves and others.
She remembers the fun of cooking with fruits and vegetables from a childhood favorite: Moosewood Cookbook byRead on →
2015 Social Mission Partners
At Fig®, we believe in the power of a community that works together to identify needs and find solutions—one that creates connections and is passionate about helping its neighbors.
For 2015, we have chosen three innovative nonprofits whose good works contribute immensely to our thriving, local community: A Week Away, Lancaster Cleft Palate Clinic, and MilagroRead on →