About Fig

Fig combines a beautifully designed print publication, dynamic web presence, and engaged social media community with the greater purpose of building a stronger, connected community and contributing to a sustainable local economy.

Created by a dedicated team of local creatives, Fig Lancaster celebrates small businesses and impactful nonprofits in the City of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, connecting readers to places, people, and experiences they will love.

The Pillars of Fig

We believe cities are special places—the heartbeat of a community. Fig is rooted in six pillars that contribute to making cities vibrant places for residents and visitors alike to invest in and support.

  • Arts & Culture
  • Dining
  • Shopping
  • History
  • Education
  • Community

Get to Know Lancaster

Lancaster is a bustling city that has something for everyone. Surrounded by the beautiful farmlands of Lancaster County, the community is known for having big city energy mixed with small town charm. 

  • Lancaster is one of the oldest inland cities, even serving as the nation’s capital for one day in 1777.
  • Lancaster is 7.4 square miles of unique shopping, international cuisine, a vibrant arts scene, and historic architecture.
  • Lancaster is home to the oldest continuously operating farmer’s market in the country—Lancaster Central Market.
  • Lancaster is dubbed the Red Rose City due to its link to Lancaster, England. 
  • Lancaster is a Certified Welcoming City, home to renowned hospitality and residents from across the world.

Our Local Impact

Fig is committed to partnering with like-minded organizations and community leaders to be a positive voice championing small business and highlighting all things local in Lancaster. Read more about the ways we give back to this wonderful community here.

Meet the Director

Deborah Brandt

Deborah is the owner of Fig Industries, a Certified B Corp and locally-owned design and marketing studio, as well as the founder of Fig magazine, which she started in her hometown of Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 2005.

For nearly two decades, Fig has been a champion of small businesses and a consistent, positive voice in the Lancaster community.

Share Your Story

If you’re a small business, local nonprofit, or community leader who wants to share your story or support our community, reach out for more information on advertising or sponsoring content in Fig Lancaster magazine.

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