Today is National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day, and to celebrate, the Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation is talking about how important these businesses are to public lands.
These businesses enrich the experience of visitors who come to enjoy the state’s parks and forests, as well as support the state’s economy.
“Local general stores, diners, gift shops, wineries, breweries, unique lodgings, and more compliment the experiences that visitors to our state parks and forests have each year,” said
Marci Mowery, president of the Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation (PPFF). “It’s a mutually-beneficial relationship that fuels the economy and keeps