‘Hot’ Winter Fun

Winter can be tough! After all of the Holiday activities that fill our schedules in November and December, January can feel a little ‘off’ to say the least. Here are some great ideas for how to ‘heat up your fun’ this winter. Maybe you’ve heard of some of these before, but never tried them out: this is your year!

Pennsylvania Farm Show – Held every winter at the Farm Show Complex just a short drive up Hwy 283 in Harrisburg, you’ll find more than 1 million square feet of exposition halls, arenas and even banquet facilities all under one roof! There is so much to see and do AND it’s great for all ages, too. The annual Farm Show event is currently the largest indoor agricultural event in the world and it’s only a short drive away from us. 

www.farmshow.pa.gov

NEW! Flight On Ice – A ‘real ice’, 60×100 outdoor ice skating rink at Park City Mall located in front of the former Bon Ton retail wing. Here, you’ll find they’ve created quite a winter wonderland: lighting & decor, heated hospitality tents, food & beverages available, festive music and so much more: you must check it out for yourself!

www.flightonice.com/locations/park-city-center

Lititz Fire & Ice – Truly defining ‘Hot Winter Fun’, this 10 day celebration of ‘wow-worthy’ ice sculptures, yummy food (both food trucks & Lititz local restaurants) and of course, shopping! Starting on Friday Feb 17th with the official kickoff, you won’t want to miss any of the 10 days worth of fun for all ages. 

www.facebook.com/lititzfireandice

Amish Mud Sales – Later in the winter season as the ground begins to thaw and there is more than a bit of ‘mud’ to go around, these Amish mud sales are held at local fire companies all throughout the county. They are a great way to get incredible deals on items created by our local Amish craftsman: furniture, quilts, antiques, housewares & even livestock! You’ll find multiple mud sales all over the county and some of these sales have been known to draw as many as 20,000 people! Put one of these on your ‘bucket list’ if you are looking for a truly Lancaster-unique experience!

www.discoverlancaster.com/amish/mud-sales


How do we know all of these great Lancaster Local Secrets? We are local real estate agents and residents of Lancaster for more than 30 years!

For more information on the wonderful homes in Lancaster County,
call Mary Sue at 717-333-9653 (WOLF) or visit our real estate website at www.WolfandWebb.com.

No home is too big or too small for our team. We can’t wait to hear from you!


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Experience the Magic: Christmas 2022 Events in ‘the City’

Tree Lighting & Tuba Christmas – Dec 2nd

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This event from 7pm-9pm is both lights and sound! Come one, come all to Binn’s Park and bring your Tuba and play along! Also, First Fridays in Lancaster City is happening at the same time, so there is plenty to see and do!

Light Up Southeast – Dec 3rd

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On Dec 3rd from 6-8 pm around the South Duke Street Mall, this someone ‘younger’ celebration is really catching momentum. This year, there will be:
– Free Train Ride with Santa
– Trunk Or Treat
– Face Painting
– Music and Entertainment
– Food Trucks ($)
– Ugly Sweater Contest
– Free Kids Coats (kids must be present)
– Music and Entertainment

More details: http://www.facebook.com/CrispusAttucksLanc

Lancaster Shops Late – Dec 8th

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This event on Dec 8th from 5-8 pm is as obvious as it sounds: this once-a-year retail experience is real boost to shopping local (which we love to do, of course!). Many of Lancaster City’s shops, boutiques, and more stay open until 8 pm or longer. This is a perfect opportunity to find that special gift for the person that has everything.

Santa in the City – Multiple Dates

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Thurs Dec 8th, Saturday Dec 10th & Dec 17th all from 5-8 pm the Lancaster City Bureaus of Fire will be escorting Santa through Lancaster City: through downtown and throughout several neighborhoods.

Menorah Lightings – Dec 18th-25th – Penn Square

This event, held by both Lancaster City and Jewish Community Alliance of Lancaster, is the annual lighting of the Menorah in Penn Square, which of course takes place for 8 nights in a row right up until Dec 25th. Each evening, the lighting takes place at 5:30pm, with the exception of Friday night when everyone gathers at 4:00pm.
For more info, visit: http://www.facebook.com/jcalancasterpa

New Year’s Eve – Dec 31st

And finally, come ring in the 2023 with us in Binn’s Park for the annual ‘Red Rose drop’ as we ring in the new year in true Lancaster fashion. Don’t forget, there will be live music as well.


How do we know all of these great Lancaster Local Secrets? We are local real estate agents and residents of Lancaster for more than 30 years!

For more information on the wonderful homes in Lancaster County,
call Mary Sue at 717-333-9653 (WOLF) or visit our real estate website at www.WolfandWebb.com.

No home is too big or too small for our team. We can’t wait to hear from you!


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You Might Be From Lancaster, PA if…..

Just like many small towns and beautiful areas across this great land, Lancaster has its own unique quirks, phrases and places. Most local residents don’t even think twice about these and when we do, it’s always good for a laugh. We LOVE Lancaster!

You might be from Lancaster if…..

-Someone has asked you if you are Amish when you say where you’re from.

-Pie as a main course dish is totally normal. Chicken pot pie, spaghetti pie, cheeseburger pie….you name it!

-You know that real “chicken pot pie” has nothing to do with a pie.

-You think of a shopping mall and not skiing when you hear the words “park city.”

-You know what a mud sale is.

-You are a manure expert. By smell alone, you can tell whether it came from a cow, pig or chicken!

-The verb “to be” has been eliminated from your vocabulary. You see nothing wrong with the sentence “The laundry needs done.”

-You know that Long Johns are something you eat for breakfast, not wear to bed.

-You’ve bought roadside produce with an “honor box.”

-You know how to correctly pronounce Lancaster….it’s Lang-Kiss-ter not Lan-cast-er!

-You know what dippy eggs are.

-You pronounce the “roots” in Roots Market differently than the roots of a tree.

-You adamantly believe that doplic is a word…doesn’t everyone use it?

-You’ve been late for something because you got stuck behind a tractor or a horse and buggy.

-Your school district has off for the first day of hunting season and you have a ‘drive your tractor to school’ day.

-You know that a Wilbur Bud trumps a Hershey Kiss any day of the week.

-You’ve engaged in the age-old Turkey Hill vs Sheetz debate and have an addiction to Turkey Hill Iced Tea.

-You know the difference between an Amish and a Mennonite person.

-You know that Shady Maple is the smorgasbord to end all smorgasbords!

-You don’t even think twice about towns named Intercourse, Blue Ball and Paradise.


How do we know all of these great Lancaster Local Secrets? We are local real estate agents and residents of Lancaster for more than 30 years!

For more information on the wonderful homes in Lancaster County,
call Mary Sue at 717-333-9653 (WOLF) or visit our real estate website at www.WolfandWebb.com.

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Three Years in a Row!

There are so many things to look forward to when Fall is just around the corner Playoff baseball should be at the top of your list, when it comes to great fall activities! Our own Lancaster Barnstormers’ home field, Clipper Magazine Stadium, has again won the prestigious title of “Best Independent Ballpark of the Year”!  This well earned distinction is the third year in a row as voted by the readers (the fans) of Ballpark Digest.  Also, this is a perfect time to get over there and get acquainted: tickets for the playoff season go on sale this week, on Tuesday Sept 6th!

Clipper Magazine Stadium, Home of the Lancaster Barnstormers!
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If you’re not a huge baseball fan, get to know the home of the Barnstormers!  It is a fantastic way to spend a summer evening.  Even if you’re not a fan of the heat, even if baseball isn’t your thing, I can promise your time at the stadium will be fun and memorable!

Clipper Magazine Stadium beat out several other ballparks in the same category.  The Barnstormers stadium opened officially in 2005 and belongs to the Atlantic League, whose corporate headquarters are here: Clipper Magazine Stadium!  The Atlantic league must maintain minimum stadium standards at AAA level or higher.  Winning this distinctive award against other ballparks at the same level means our venue isn’t only known for great baseball and is well above the minimum requirements. 

Once there, you’ll see that extra amenities and features abound.  Your children won’t sit through 9 innings of baseball?  Neither did mine. Go visit the state-of-the-art Kids’ Park complete with inflatables and a carousel.  There’s even a special dugout for nursing mothers.  Entertain the seventh inning “stretch” with the backyard viewing area, where you can also play lawn games like Cornhole, and an entire Outdoor Experience area!  Where else can you play table games like Jenga while watching baseball, or celebrate a Barnstormers grand slam while soaking up the nostalgia in the vintage pinball arcade?

Looking for more food and drink options? There’s the Hess Barbecue Picnic Area, and the Broken Bat Craft Beer Deck!  Anyone who knows Lancaster knows our craft beer brewers are the best around.

Besides a leisurely evening watching America’s National Pastime, the stadium hosts various other events you can attend throughout the year!  There’s the Christmas Spirit Drive-Through Light Show, Valour Professional Wrestling, the FREE Independence Day Celebration on July 3rd, kickball leagues, movie nights, baseball/softball camps, and job fairs.

Barnstormers’ president and general manager Mike Reynolds had this to say about the stadium’s success:

“We owe a special debt of gratitude to our year-round staff, our sponsors, community partners, ownership and the fans,” Mike said.  “A special shout out to our incredible event staff and volunteer program through the United Way of Lancaster County that work hard to provide the best experience too all visitors of Clipper Magazine Stadium…  Every day we strive to make this the best ballpark we possibly can.”

Mission accomplished, Mike! I plan on attending more games this year and I hope to see you there, too!


How do we know all of these great Lancaster Local Secrets? We are local real estate agents and residents of Lancaster for more than 30 years!

For more information on the wonderful homes in Lancaster County,
call Mary Sue at 717-333-9653 (WOLF) or visit our real estate website at www.WolfandWebb.com.

No home is too big or too small for our team. We can’t wait to hear from you!


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Berry Blasts

Wolf and Webb Realtors like to provide our clients personalized experiences where we not only work to help you sell or buy your home but also provide you ideas, suggestions and tips for the process and your time after. One way we provide tips is through our suggestions of things to do or ways to get involved in Lancaster County, this week we want to share with you more about the best spot to pick fresh produce! 

Located at 911 Disston View Drive in Lancaster you will find Shenk’s Berry Farm the best place to pick your own strawberries, raspberries and shop at a market! A family farm started in the 80’s. A small farm has cows, sheep and so many fresh fruits and vegetables you can enjoy all year round. The crops are sold at picking your own so you can find the best berries! If you want vegetables swing over to their market from July through November to stock up on delicious greens. The market is located in Philadelphia as well! All the fruits and vegetables are grown by the family, cultivated and cared for with incredible farm practices. 

Are you curious about homes that are currently on the market, our website is a great spot to start your search!

If you go to their website you can follow the calendar to see what is in season for picking from raspberries to blueberries. You can meet all your berry cravings in one spot while having fun while doing it! 

Raspberries season starts in June and pints go for $3.25 while a court goes for $6.00 talk about a deal! The strawberries go for $3.25 a quart as well and they accept cash, checks or FMNP vouchers! 

Picking hours vary so it is important to check their website before arriving. To pick your berries you check in at the gazebo, wash your hands and get a box to fill for your own. When you are done picking in the field you can return to the gazebo to pay for your crops! 

This is a great way to spend your morning, take your children out, or enjoy a day in the sun trying something new. This is a fun way to see where your produce is coming from instead of just grabbing it off the grocery shelf, and it’s an outing for the family or friends. Plus doesn’t it taste great enjoying what you picked…talk about a delicious summer treat.

Maybe you are using your berries for a smoothing, summer salad or delicious sweet dessert the options are endless! Maybe try making your own jam for the fall and winter months with your leftovers! Pick too much and unsure what to do with them? Give some to your new neighbors a great conversation starter to share how wonderful our Lancaster County is or check out Shenk Berry Farm’s website section of “Berry Good Ideas” for ways to use your delicious produce! 

Thinking of a way to spend your Saturday morning? Why not check out this local farm and see what it is all about? You will not be disappointed!

Contact Mary Sue Wolf to look at homes and properties where you can enjoy fresh produce all year round! You will love it here!

For more information on wonderful homes in Lancaster County, call Mary Sue at 717-333-9653 or visit her website at www.WolfandWebb.com no home is too big or too small for our team. Wolf and Webb: Where People are the Key!

A Barn Load of Fun

Wolf and Webb Realtors like to provide our clients personalized experiences where we not only work to help you sell or buy your home but also provide you ideas, suggestions and tips for the process and your time after. One way we provide tips is through our suggestions of things to do or ways to get involved in Lancaster County, this week we want to share with you more about the Barn you won’t want to miss!

Located at 262 Hopeland Road, Lititz Pennsylvania you will find a breathtaking barn with space to enjoy good company and delicious food! The farm has been in Lancaster since the 18th century and the history behind this place is truly magnificent. From ironwork, farm animals, financial backgrounds to a restaurant there is so much to learn about our beautiful county from spaces like The Barns at Elizabeth Farms.

Are you curious about homes that are currently on the market, our website is a great spot to start your search!

Join in the fun by attending one of the Farm-to-Table meals this summer. On Saturdays you can enjoy fresh, local ingredients right from the farm! What is incredible about the farm to table experience is that nothing is preserved or processed; you can’t get anything better! Bring some family or friends to enjoy the venue, live music, great drinks and sometimes trivia! 

There is something for everyone from chicken frites, to pork rinds and more your mouth will be watering! 

You can pick from five proteins, four sauces and five sides. A great one is the Pork burger served with farm fries or their mushroom steak with a side of charred asparagus…delicious! After a great meal why not treat yourself to one of their delicious desserts from gluten free to vegan options there is something for everyone all coming from the delicious Cake and Cup Bake Shoppe! Lavender Raw Cake, whoopie pies or a salted caramel cupcake what a way to enjoy a nice evening out! A wonderful add on to the menu is the partnerships with local winery Moon Dancer, local beers, fresh tea and lemonade…the perfect beverages for a hot summer day! The bar within the barn is an experience in itself with local drinks and a rotating seasonal menu you can pop over to enjoy a drink or two inside and outside with some friends! Relaxing spots with exposed brick, beams and wood makes enjoying your cocktail that much better. The staff are friendly and kind with a great knowledge of the local drinks on tap. Who knows you might find your new go to summer drink! 

Have you fallen in love yet? Consider hosting your next event at the barn from weddings, birthdays and retirement parties. 350 acres of preserved farmland is an incredible space to host your next event! You can even see examples of incredible weddings on their website to spark your ideas…cocktail hours, corn-hole, reception, and the best photos you can imagine!

If the menu and history is not enough to get you excited for the barn why not go see it for yourself! The atmosphere created by the employees is inviting and warm. The barn is a great way to enjoy a meal out, or celebrate a special day with your loved ones…I can’t wait to hear what you think!

Contact Mary Sue Wolf to look at homes and properties where you can enjoy incredible new food dishes, views and fun whenever you want! You will love it here!

For more information on wonderful homes in Lancaster County, call Mary Sue at 717-333-9653 or visit her website at www.WolfandWebb.com no home is too big or too small for our team. Wolf and Webb: Where People are the Key!

Hops for a Good Summer

Wolf and Webb Realtors like to provide our clients personalized experiences where we not only work to help you sell or buy your home but also provide you ideas, suggestions and tips for the process and your time after. One way we provide tips is through our suggestions of things to do or ways to get involved in Lancaster County. This week we want to share with you more about the Farm that brings us entertainment, great food, drinks and live music.

You heard that right, a farm that does all this! Kissel Valley Farm is one of a kind right in our backyard. Located at 645 East Oregon Road in Lititz you will find home to this wonderful farm. At the farm you will find a few things from 21 acres that provide the perfect sunset view, to a farmhouse from the 1800s giving you a taste of our rich history. You can also enjoy their vineyard. This is a partnership with Waltz Vineyards where they work to create delicious wines for Lancaster patrons and visitors to enjoy regularly. If you have not already be sure to check out our blog on wineries and vineyards within Lancaster County! While walking around the farm be sure to take in the breathtaking wildlife as they have created a 3 acre wildflower field not only for patrons to enjoy the beauty of the floral colors in bloom but to help rebuild and support the pollination within Lancaster County. 

Are you curious about homes that are currently on the market, our website is a great spot to start your search!

While Kissel Valley Farm provides a variety of breathtaking views, incredible scenery, historic buildings and local partnerships it also works to provide the Lancaster community activities, events and enjoyment all year round. One thing they are known for is the Pop-Up Beer Gardens. In 2019 Kissel Valley Farm partnered with Wyndridge Farm Brewing for their pop-ups; they did it again in 2020…do you think there might be a pop-up partnership this year? One can hope! 

The pop-ups were weekends long providing individuals opportunities to get to the event or even go a few times. Every Saturday and Sunday throughout the month of August and September you could go to Kissel Valley Farm for the free event. When on the farm you had the opportunity to taste and enjoy beers and ciders from Wyndridge as well as amazing food from local food trucks. These pop-ups were great ways to get together with friends, enjoy the outdoors, support the locals, and soak in the last weekends of summer.

If you got to the pop-ups at the right time you might be able to enjoy live music and entertainment from our Lancaster community as well as yard games. If you attended a pop-up beer garden you would see patrons sitting on beach chairs, towels and blankets. You would hear instruments, laughter, and gulps. These weekends were times that brought the Lancaster Community together full of joy and fun. This year the pop-up partnership is with Bulls Head Beer Garden, and…it already started! A video was recently posted about smoothing out the lawn for upcoming beer garden pop-ups with Bulls Head Public House throughout the weekends of May through October, more time to enjoy! 

Admissions is five dollars and children 12 and under are free. There will be a rotating mobile beer tap, wine and cocktails too, providing a taste for everyone who attends! 

If you are thinking about heading to the garden this weekend or maybe a couple times this summer be sure to bring your admissions fee, something to sit on because picnic tables are limited. Do not bring outside concessions but do support the local businesses, food trucks or catering of the weekend for delicious meals and snacks. Be sure to bring sunscreen as the summer months get closer. It will be getting warmer and stay hydrated with water and lotion to protect yourself! 

What seems like a new yearly tradition is one to be sure to make note of, it is a great way to enjoy the beautiful scenery and time with your friends.

Finding local events in Lancaster is not hard, so many companies and businesses work to bring the community together through food, drinks, entertainment and more. This is one of the many reasons why Lancaster County is truly one of a kind! A space for all to enjoy, where everyone can find things to do, try new places and meet new people. Our County is full of Local Secrets making it a unique and special place to be a part of.

Have you heard of a local event happening in the summer of 2021? Let me know about it, I would love to check it out! 

Contact Mary Sue Wolf to look at homes and properties where you can explore the outdoor events and spaces of Lancaster any day of the week! You will love it here!

For more information on wonderful homes in Lancaster County, call Mary Sue at 717-333-9653 or visit the Wolf and Webb team on our website. Wolf and Webb: Where People are the Key!

Aww Sugar Sugar

Wolf and Webb Realtors like to provide our clients personalized experiences where we not only work to help you sell or buy your home but also provide you ideas, suggestions and tips for the process and your time after. One way we provide tips is through our suggestions of things to do or ways to get involved in Lancaster County, this week we want to share with you more about Sugar and Sweets.

Candyology is located  at 69 East Main Street in Lititz. Opened Monday through Saturday from 10:00am-5:00pm Lancaster residents and visitors can shop for their favorite treats. This is a family owned candy shop that has been in Lititz for ten years. Let me tell you this is not just a candy shop this is an experience that the whole family can enjoy! Candyology is a space where creativity comes alive.

From childhood classics to creative treats you may have never seen before Candyology has such a variety! It is so much fun to take time and explore the shop full of so many smells and colors. This is an experience! While they have candy that is not the only thing in the store patrons will find. 

You will find one hundred different sodas to choose from, I had no idea that there were that many soda flavors…did you? The shop does something called the candy bucket…while I am here sharing some local secrets in Lancaster for you to enjoy I will not share all the secrets you will have to head over Candyology and find out just what their candy buckets entail. (You won’t be disappointed)

Are you curious about homes that are currently on the market, our website is a great spot to start your search!

Curious about what Candyology has there is an online shop for you to browse the store and buy some goodies or get some inspiration before you get to the shop. There are:

  • 10c Balls
  • 25c Wonders
  • Caramels
  • Candy Bars
  • Chowards
  • Decade & Birthday Boxes
  • Hot Chocolate 
  • Jelly Bellys 
  • Lollipops
  • Mints
  • Nerds
  • Pez
  • Puzzles
  • Coffee and Tea 
  • Theatre Boxes

And more!

Doesn’t just hearing this list bring you back to your childhood? 10 and 25 cent candy at the shop makes this space a fun place to take children and teach them how to save money or learn how to count! A few favorites are Tootsie Rolls, Dad’s Root Beer, Now & Later, Bit-O-Honey, Cow Tails, Bonomo Turkish Taffy and Chupa Chups. 

What are your favorite candies? Check out Candyology and see if they have them for you to enjoy. 

Though Halloween is not for a few months this is a great place to get your halloween candy for the trick-or-treaters while also supporting a local business. You can buy candy for a child’s birthday goodie bags, holiday treats, or stuffers for gifts. Maybe you have a friend who is a new homeowner…do they have a den or television room? The perfect gift could be a movie night basket and Candyology is the perfect spot to get treats to include in their gift.

Whether you have a sweet tooth, or are looking for the perfect gift for a friend Candyology is the perfect local spot to check out. While their shop is open you can do a phone order and pick up in the front of the store or at their back porch. I can’t wait to hear how your first trip to Candyology will go but I do know it will not be your last! 

Ps. If you subscribe to their newsletter you can get 10% off your purchase!

Contact Mary Sue Wolf to look at homes and properties where you can enjoy delicious sweet treats whenever your heart desires! You will love it here!

For more information on wonderful homes in Lancaster County, call Mary Sue at 717-333-9653 or visit the Wolf and Webb team at https://wolfandwebb.com/homesforsale/  no home is too big or too small for our team. Wolf and Webb: Where People are the Key!

I Like You Choco-LOT

Wolf and Webb Realtors like to provide our clients personalized experiences where we not only work to help you sell or buy your home but also provide you ideas, suggestions and tips for the process and your time after. One way we provide tips is through our suggestions of things to do or ways to get involved in Lancaster County, this week we want to share with you more about Chocolate!

Not just any chocolate Wilbur buds chocolate! Founded in 1865 this fan favorite brand has been a Lancaster staple, and a staple for people all over the country and I would even say world! You can buy the chocolate at retailers in the United States and online through their site or mass sites like Amazon too!

Henry Oscar Wilbur’s manufacturing company is in Lititz! Every year millions of pounds of chocolate treats are created for all to enjoy. In 2016 the factory closed, after 125 years of chocolate making production needed an uptick in tools and speed. Cargill’s took over chocolate making in Mount Joy, another location in Lititz, Hazelton and two locations in Canada. If you go to the Wilbur Chocolate Factory in Lititz you can take the museum tour to learn the history of the company while also getting to see how the chocolate is made and antique tools that were used. 

Are you curious about homes that are currently on the market, our website is a great spot to start your search!

Wilbur does not just make buds but those are the most popular of the candies made which were introduced in 1893 and talk about a long history of tasty! The buds are named after flower buds because of the way they look and the mold used to create the chocolates are very similar to a real flower bud. Nowadays Wilbur Chocolate has a handful of products for patrons to enjoy. With the classic buds there are also chocolate covered fruits, nuts and more, cocoa, chocolate chips and even coffee!

While the taste of these sweet treats will clearly show you how this company has been a treasured treat of so many for such a long time another reason I think they are successful is the Cargill Cocoa Promise that they have. The company has a commitment to using and working with sustainable cocoa farming, focusing on community impact! A way to know that your purchase is helping communities is looking for the UTZ Certified logo or a marking that says The Cargill Cocoa Promise. When you buy a product like this you are helping sustain the cocoa farming. The Wilbur company works to provide the farmers with education and skills through training programs, schools for children, health care and nutritional guidance support for the Cocoa communities. 

While you can buy products online through Wilbur’s site, commercial sites and at some commercial stores I suggest going to the Wilbur Chocolate Retail Store to shop around. Located at 45 North Broad Street in Lititz. You can shop around Monday through Saturday from 9am to 5pm giving you so much time to peruse the chocolatey treats. Due to Covid the retail shop has changed their daily shopping to meet the guidelines and regulations while also giving multiple options for their patrons to shop comfortably from offering curbside pick-up, to 30 minute sanitizing shifts. When you are wanting to use the curbside option you can call ahead to order your treats so that they are ready for you when you pull up. Ready to take home your tasty treats and gifts? Sometimes stocking up during your shopping spree you will need to know how to properly store the chocolate so that it does not go to waste. Chocolate from Wilbur should be stored at temperatures around 65 degrees Farengeitte and not go over 70 degrees. If it does go to 70 degrees you may be reducing the shelf life of you goodies. If you are storing properly these treats could have a shelf life from nine to eighteen months depending on the products you picked up. 

If you are a baker or wanting to improve your baking skills Wilbur is a perfect stop for creating delicious chocolate treats. You can purchase products from the retail store that you can bake with such as cocoa butter bases and confectionery products. Check out their website section titled working with chocolate for all the tips and tricks you would need to make a delicious dessert for your next family birthday or backyard barbeque ! 

If you have never tried a chocolate treat from Wilbur let me tell you…you are missing out! Wilbur is a great gift idea for friends and loved ones too. If you have a friend or family member that is a new home buyer maybe you get them Wilbur coffee and a set of mugs or some buds with tulip buds for their garden. The options to mix and match these sweet treats with a home decor gift are millions. Or if you are looking for a day out and want to dive into another piece of Lancaster History head over to the old Wilbur Factory for a Museum tour, it will not disappoint. Seeing the history of chocolate making is truly fascinating. 

While the buds are a classic and come in milk, dark and semi-sweet flavors Wilbur has so much more to offer. A fan favorite are their English Toffee dipped chocolates, chocolate covered peanut butter ritz crackers, chocolate covered oreos and Lititz sweet/salty bark. What is your go to Wilbur order? 

Contact Mary Sue Wolf to look at homes and properties where you can enjoy delicious chocolate treats whenever your heart desires! You will love it here!

For more information on wonderful homes in Lancaster County, call Mary Sue at 717-333-9653 or visit the Wolf and Webb team-no home is too big or too small for our team. Wolf and Webb: Where People are the Key!

Rooted In Lanc

Wolf and Webb Realtors like to provide our clients personalized experiences where we not only work to help you sell or buy your home but also provide you ideas, suggestions and tips for the process and your time after. One way we provide tips is through our suggestions of things to do or ways to get involved in Lancaster County, this week we want to share with you more about a vegan restaurant in Lancaster.

Located at 223 West Walnut Street you will find a delicious eatery for vegans, and all people who love a good meal. Root is open Tuesday through Sunday providing patrons a space to eat, but also learn. Root works to provide a space that helps the environment in more ways than one. 

Root was opened in 2015 by a Lancaster resident who became a vegan. He has the knowledge of health and environmental benefits while creating this plant based space for patrons to enjoy! When you go to Roots you can see the restaurant and bar are a fun space perfect to hang out with friends or to try a new dish!  

Vegan means meals that do not use or try to stay away from non-human animals specifically while eating as well as in other ways like soaps, cleaning products and more. Vegans do not eat things like meats, fish, eggs but also do not eat products like dairy, honey and other products that are made from animals. Typically people that are vegans eat foods like vegetables, fruit, legumes, nuts, seeds, rice, breads and use dairy alternatives like oat milk, almond milk, plant-based butter and more. What is very cool about vegan food and meals is that you can create so many different types of dishes as well as desserts, pastries and treats! 

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The menu at Root is seasonal and locally sourced produce. This is a great way to support not only one business but multiple across Lancaster County…talk about Rooted in Lanc! Their menu changes each week as they work to use seasonal produce and locally sourced items. I suggest checking out their Instagram account to see the weekly menus as you look to try this spot for your next meal. Recently they had a delicious salad with quinoa berries, broccoli and sprouts in a vinaigrette. It was mouth watering! Another dish is an Italian wrap that is stuffed with artichokes, and other vegetables served with some delicious fries. The bar is always full of fun and delicious drinks from beer, wine and liquor. The variety is wonderful! Each week their menu has a large variety of options meeting everyone’s taste and needs. With the warm weather around the corner Root is a great restaurant and bar to try out and enjoy a seasonal meal with a refreshing cocktail! 

Root does so much to help our environment such as not having plastic straws, helping animals and reducing takeout waste. You do not show up to your table and see napkins or plastic ware on the table; this is only given to customers at the request of the diner. This is a way to help make a movement for the environment. The work they are doing is benefitting our local community and is a testament to many simple ways we can help. Their takeout system is creative. You can bring your own container to get your take-out meal or use one of their take-out boxes which are biodegradable and compostable, pretty cool! If you purchase a t-shirt from Root the money is donated to Raven Ridge Wildlife Center which is a rehabilitation center specifically for animals that are native to the state of Pennsylvania.

Currently due to Covid-19 Root is not accepting reservations because of the limited seating. That being said you can call for take-out or go to the restaurant and see if they have any open tables. 

If you get over to Root let me know what dish you get so we can try it next. If you are not a vegan but curious about what it means or what dishes would taste like why not give it a try? A popular trend right now is Meatless Mondays where people eat no meat for the whole day and eat plant-based, maybe you want to try this out and add Root to your takeout for the night! 

Whether you are new to being a vegan, want to support a company that is environmentally conscious or just want to try a new spot I suggest trying out Root! You will not be disappointed! 

Contact Mary Sue Wolf to look at homes and properties where you can enjoy incredible new food dishes whenever you want! You will love it here!

For more information on wonderful homes in Lancaster County, call Mary Sue at 717-333-9653 or visit her website at http://www.WolfandWebb.com no home is too big or too small for our team. Wolf and Webb: Where People are the Key!