VISTA.Today is a huge Chester County champion. This means supporting local businesses, products and authors. Here we’ve put together ten great products (in no particular order) straight out of Chester County!
Bruce Mowday is an award-winning journalist who was given the Local Author Hero Award by the West Chester, Pennsylvania, library during its 2008 Literacy Heroes event at Longwood Gardens. Bruce is also listed on the author’s mural at the Chester County Library, Exton. Bruce has authored books on history, true crime, sports and business.
9. Herr’s Variety Snack Pack, 32oz.: The Delaware Valley’s favorite snack!
Nacho cheese, BBQ, Sour Cream & Onion, Cheese Sticks, Baked Cheese Curls and Original. Herr’s is based in Nottingham and sell a range of potato chips and other snack foods. Their products are sold throughout the Eastern United States and Canada, but their stronghold is the Mid-Atlantic region.
No hoagie is complete without an accompanying bag of Herr’s
8. Precision Pro Golf Nexus Laser Rangefinder – Golfing Range Finder Accurate up to 400 Yards: The perfect golf accessory!
Precision Pro Golf is based out of Malvern and produces high-quality range finders. If there’s one sport we love in Chester county, it’s golf. Precision Pro has capitalized on that and we’re eating it up!
7. The Blob (1958): If you haven’t seen this classic American horror movie I’d recommend checking it out!
Everyone knows Steve McQueen as that super cool, motorcycle riding all around man’s man. What everyone doesn’t know is that The Blob (Starring McQueen) centers around Phoenixville where an alien is wreaking havoc on the small community consuming everything in it’s path.
6. Lasko AC600 Air Logic Bladeless Tower Fan: Summer’s right around the corner and Chester County’s own Lasko can help alleviate the heat with their Logic Bladeless Fan. It keeps you cool and looks very, very cool as well.
Lasko’s corporate headquarters is located in West Chester. They specialize in heating and cooling technology – and this little gem is a particularly stunning piece. Bladeless technology is all the craze these days mostly because it’s remarkable design uses no blades and produces uninterrupted air flow.
5. Victory Brewing Company Word Art Poster 16″ x 20″: A very cool word-art poster from Victory Brewing Company.
Victory Brewing Company is located in Downingtown and therein brews many delicious beers. They also make this cool poster you can hang in your bar, basement or man-cave!
4. Dansko Women’s Footwear: Fashionable women’s shoes located nearby in West Grove!
Based out of West Grove, Chester County, Dansko Women’s shoes offers many styles of fashionable women’s footwear.
3. TastyKake Butterscotch Krimpets: With a production facility in Oxford, Chester County is proud to be a producer of these classic baked snacks!
What more can be said about Tastykakes? They’re delicious and they’re local. I’d call it supporting my community, not a guilty pleasure!
2. Chester County PA (Then & Now): Being a big history buff I must include some historical reading material on this list.
The history of Chester County Pennsylvania. Chester County visits the landscape and community that has endeared generations of residents. Available on the Kindle, too!
1. WWII and Chester County: Local heros and their stories who fought in World War 2 and the legacy they left behind.
An essential volume for any local who had a relative serve in World War 2. The patriots who fought in the greatest struggle in human history and their legacy.