Saturday, February 28, 2015

Bucks County Taste Explores Superior Woodcraft's Locavore Event

      

6th Annual Locavore: 

New faces &New Products



Last night I had the pleasure of eating, drinking and tasting some of the best locally produced food in Bucks County. For those of you who saw my Instagram posts you may have been thinking, “She’s where? Superior Woodcraft in Doylestown? What does that have to do with local food?”
Once a year, for the past six years, Superior Woodcraft has opened its doors—and its cavernous workshop where they make fine cabinetry—and hosted the Locavore event. They partner with the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce to create a unique networking event that shines the spotlight on local food producers and retailers. Much thanks is due to Patrick Kennedy of Superior Woodcraft...Read more on Bucks County Taste
Superior Woodcraft is a local custom cabinetmaker located in Doylestown, Bucks County, Pa.
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Review - Third Kitchen Renovation & Still Smiling


Once you become a Superior Woodcraft client you become a member of the Superior Woodcraft family.  One member of the Superior Woodcraft family just posted a Superior Woodcraft review on Houzz.  Besty talks about her latest Superior Woodcraft experience or should we say, family reunion?  


We just finished our third kitchen renovation with Superior Woodcraft and, once again, are absolutely thrilled with the results. We were on a tight timeline, and Michelle and Amanda were able to quickly help me choose our cabinets and counter tops so that we could have everything ready to meet our deadline. I'm still absolutely amazed that we were able to get such a beautifully detailed kitchen done in such a short time frame. Michelle had never worked with our contractor before, but they worked seamlessly together. We decided, at the last minute, to renovate the master bath as well and Superior was
able to design and build a custom double vanity, mirror and storage cabinet in record time. The installers that Superior use are the best, every little detail is done to perfection. Can't thank them enough for making what could have been a very stressful couple of months completely manageable.  Read review on Houzz

Betsy, we are glad that everything worked out well for you.  The entire Superior Woodcraft team is thrilled that Superior Woodcraft brought beauty, utility and harmony into your family's home and lives.

Superior Woodcraft is a local custom cabinetmaker located in Doylestown, Bucks County, Pa.

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Monday, February 23, 2015

Feb 26th - Introducing Your Local Bucks County Food Producers

  


Locavore - It is part of the concept of local purchasing and local economies, a preference to buy locally produced goods and services - particularly related to food economies. Learn more about locavore

Buy Local - Support yourself: Several studies have shown that when you buy from an independent, locally owned business, rather than a nationally owned businesses, significantly more of your money is used to make purchases from other local businesses, service providers and farms -- continuing to strengthen the economic base of the community. Encourages local prosperity. Learn more about buying local - Bucks County, Pa.

Join us for an evening of networking; make valuable new contacts, generate leads and reconnect with familiar faces. 

Network and mingle with other businesses, find new opportunities and generate leads while sampling locally grown and produced delicacies provided by the producers who carefully crafted it.  Learn more about your local community.

Free event, coincides with Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce and open to anyone who would like to grow their business. This is a great opportunity to learn a little about the 'Locavore' movement; once you've tasted, you'll quickly appreciate the amazing bounty in our own back yard

RSVP Today for an evening of networking; make new contacts, build relationships and generate leads.




INTRODUCING LOCAL BUCKS COUNTY FOOD PRODUCERS

Local Businesses Participating, Include:
































  

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Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce - 
Business &Community Networking Event
Thursday, February 26, 2015
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Hosted by:
Superior Woodcraft, Inc.
160 N Hamilton Street 
Doylestown, PA 18901 
215-348-9942
buylocal@superiorwoodcraft.com


Superior Woodcraft is a local custom cabinetmaker located in Doylestown, Bucks County, Pa.

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Bucks Locavore~Buy Local Event is a Business Incubator

Written by Lauren Dartt  
  
(Photos: Randl Bye)
Since its inception in 2010, the Bucks Locavore ~ Buy Local Event has introduced thousands of people to the buy local movement.  The 6th annual event, to be held at the end of the February will be no exception.   Bucks Locavore ~ Buy Local offers guests a unique combination of business networking while sampling the remarkable goods from local independent food and beverage producers. The buy local movement is essential to the success of a local, sustainable supply chain which results in a stronger local economy supporting schools, local infrastructures and public assets. What makes The Bucks Locavore~ Buy Local event even more invaluable is that it isn’t just a networking event for the attendees, it provides a rare opportunity for the producers to connect with each other and form new alliances.

Superior Woodcraft, award winning cabinet maker in Doylestown, Pa, is the annual host of the event.  This year Superior Woodcraft is teaming up with the Central BucksChamber of Commerce and is expecting attendance of over five hundred people and over thirty food and beverage vendors.   

(L-R: Laurie, Trevor, Jennifer, Patrick)
Patrick M. Kennedy, Vice President of Superior Woodcraft created the idea of this event to keep the buy local movement strong and in the forefront of the public eye.   Patrick’s forward thinking style is infectious as he comments, “Many people think of the Bucks Locavore~Buy Local event as a business networking event.  This event is much more – it is an experience.  It’s a business incubator.  Many business relationships and new products have been created from the local companies that participate in this experience.  They start collaborating and next thing you know business relationships are formed and new products are developed.  Real business and economic growth is being created. A perfect example is the business relationship that developed between Laurie’s Chocolates, Doylestown Brewing, Homestead Coffee and Rose Bank Winery.”

Patrick is referring to is the new relationships Laurie Douglass from Laurie’s Chocolates has cultivated as a result of participating in Bucks Locavore~Buy Local. The award winning chocolatier connected with Joe Modesetine, owner of Doylestown Brewery. The result is Tavern Toffee, a delectable version of Laurie’s butter crunch toffee infused with the brewery’s smooth R5 Lager.  This mouthwatering combination of lager, sourdough pretzels, salted almonds and pretzels will be featured at Doylestown Brewery slated to open soon in the PA Marketplace on South Main Street in Doylestown.  Jennifer Estes, Brand Manager from Doylestown Brewery is looking forward to returning as a participant.  Jennifer commented, “We are proud to participate in Bucks Locavore because Doylestown Brewing Company believes creating a sense of community among business owners is vital to keeping Doylestown a thriving retail/hospitality destination. We will support that effort in every way we can and this is a perfect event to connect and share ideas with our community business leaders.".   

The Tavern Toffee isn’t the only marvelous Laurie’s Chocolate product resulting from Bucks Locavore~ Buy Local.    Laurie’s offers truffles crafted with robust coffee from Homestead Coffee Roasters, pure chocolate, and rich cream.   Trevor Lewis from Homestead Coffee

Roasters based in Upper Black Eddy has found the Bucks Locavore Event to be a must in his
marketing efforts.  Trevor says, “Its great strengthening business relationships in Doylestown, meeting other business owners. This event attracts so many people the face to face is invaluable”.

Laurie is looking forward to returning to the event in February she mentions: “The fact I don’t have a retail location its great visibility”.  Laurie’s Chocolate’s is sold in many local retailers visit her website www.laurieschocolates.com for details.  This year at Bucks Locavore~ Buy Local, Laurie will be unveiling her latest creation, Orange Chocolate Port Truffle.  Creamy chocolate immersed with Orange Port Wine from Newtown’s Rose Bank Winery.  Yet another successful partnership resulting from this event.   If you want to be the first to try Laurie’s latest masterpiece you will have to attend BucksLocavore~ Buy Local. 


The 6th annual Bucks Locavore~Buy Local Networking Event
Thursday, February 26,   5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Superior Woodcraft, 160 North Hamilton Street, Doylestown
Open to the public and admittance is free

Hosted by Superior Woodcraft and the Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce

Superior Woodcraft is a local custom cabinetmaker located in Doylestown, Bucks County, Pa.

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Latest Custom Made Projects by Superior Woodcraft


We just returned to the Superior Woodcraft workshop after visiting two of our latest projects.   On a cold snowy day these new living spaces by Superior Woodcraft just felt so warm and comfortable that we had to share them with everyone.   We hope that these photos of Superior Woodcraft's newest projects brings a little warmth to your winter day.



Superior Woodcraft Custom Made Entertainment Center



The rustic fireplace mantel is an ideal material to complement the natural stone.


 

We hope that you enjoyed these photos and that they brought some warmth and a smile to your day.  Stay warm, enjoy the treasurers of winter and think spring.

Superior Woodcraft is a local custom cabinetmaker located in Doylestown, Bucks County, Pa.

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Saturday, February 7, 2015

Superior Woodcraft Earns 4th Best of Houzz Award

   
Remodeling and Home Design
Superior Woodcraft is pleased to earn its 4th Best of Houzz Award.   In 2015 Superior Woodcraft earned Best of Houzz for Client Service.  At Superior Woodcraft it is a pleasure to work with our clients and when you have as many great clients as we do it is exciting and is a joy.   When you become a Superior Woodcraft client you aren't just an order number - you become a member of the Superior Woodcraft family and you are part of the family for many years to come.

Thanks to the entire Superior Woodcraft team for their hard work and dedication, which makes it possible to provide outstanding client service and handcraft high quality custom cabinetry.  And, a special thanks to all of Superior Woodcraft's clients over the past 48 years.  It is great to have such a large extended family.  We couldn't receive 4 Best of Houzz Awards without you.  Thank you.  

Check out some of Superior Woodcraft's Projects on Houzz.  It's like Superior Woodcraft's  family photo album.









Superior Woodcraft is a local custom cabinetmaker located in Doylestown, Bucks County, Pa.

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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Create A Big Impact By Going Small

  
U.S. consumers have many options for where they will buy retail goods. U.S. consumers can purchase goods from small local businesses, regional chains or giant international companies.  Before you make your next purchase stop and think for a minute.  Does it make any difference where you make your purchases?  Do you want your dollars to create the biggest benefit for you and your family?  Read this information before you spend your hard earned money.  It could change your purchasing habits and improve your community.

When consumers patronize local small businesses, they are essentially giving money back to their local community. A thriving local business will generate high levels of revenue, which means that the business will pay higher taxes, including local taxes. This money is then used for local police and fire departments, maintaining roads, public parks, as well as schools and many other services we often take for granted. 

Did you ever think small business has a large impact on innovation and the sciences? Innovation is very possible in small businesses. In these smaller enterprises, employees usually work in close proximity to consumers and learn firsthand about their needs. Providing solutions to their clients’ needs is how small companies prosper.  Small businesses are big innovators.

The U.S. Small Business Technology Council reports that smaller firms employ 32 percent of scientists and engineers, whereas larger firms employ 27 percent. These professionals in small businesses produce more patents than their counterparts in large companies and universities. So, small companies are responsible for more innovation and creating more new products compared to their large counterparts.  Surprising to some - big business and big government aren’t creating new ideas and new product – it’s the small business that are driving product innovation.

Still not convinced that your spending habits can create a big impact then read more.

Here are some interesting facts about small businesses from www.IndependantWeStand.org:
  •  Small businesses accounted for 65% of all net new jobs over the past 17 years.
  • Small businesses employ 77 million Americans.
  • 89% of consumers agree that independent businesses contribute positively to local economies.
  • Residential neighborhoods served by a successful independent business district gained, on average, 50% more in home values than their citywide markets.
  • Independent retailers return more than three times as much money per dollar of sales than chain competitors.
  • Independent restaurants return more than two times as much money per dollar of sales than national restaurant chains.
  • If independent businesses regained their 1990 market shares, it would create 200,000 new small businesses, generate nearly $300 billion in revenues and employ more than 1.6 million American workers.
  • If just half the U.S. employed population spent $50 each month in locally owned independent businesses, it would generate more than $42.6 billion in revenue.
  • For every square foot a local firm occupies, the local economy gains $179 vs. $105 for a chain store.
So before you make your next purchase, think about going local. It will help your local economy, you community and keep America vibrant.

Want to learn more about local businesses in Bucks County Pa?  Attend the Locavore~Buy Local event on February 26th.   RSVP Now

Superior Woodcraft is a local custom cabinetmaker located in Doylestown, Bucks County, Pa.

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