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ASSETS’ Diverse & Inclusive Business Directory

Features diverse and inclusive businesses—especially highlighting local businesses owned by people of color and women. Search for a wide range of businesses by industry and characteristic to shop with greater intention and put your money where your values are!


A college access and leadership development program for high school students in Lancaster County; supporting success-oriented students from diverse backgrounds in their pursuit of academic achievement, self-empowerment, and social engagement.

Barebones Bicycle & Fitness

The coolest bike shop in PA; offering bicycle repairs, tune-ups, and new or used sales for all members of your family!

Blossoms and Roots Wellness

Provides wellness acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, Chinese cupping therapy, acupressure, and Chinese nutritional advice; offers complimentary telephone consultations.

Brent Miller Jewelry

Celebrating love stories since 1980; Lancaster’s destination for hand-selected engagement rings, wedding bands, diamonds, fine jewelry, and luxury timepieces.

Charles F. Snyder Funeral Homes & Crematory

Offering Lancaster, PA funeral services for over 75 years with six funeral homes across Lancaster County; making it easy and convenient to make arrangements and host services close to home.

The Commons Company of Lancaster, LLC

The Commons is a family of food, beverage, and hospitality ventures that embrace a history of excellence and community driven culture.

Custom Plumbing & Heating

Recognized by the Better Business Bureau for outstanding service in our community for over 30 years! Provides quality work by professional plumbers at a fair price and a pleasant transaction.

Double C

Double C is more than a local restaurant. It’s a philosophy to deliver high-quality food sourced from trusted local farms.


Offers personal leadership development, sustainability strategy, and compelling storytelling services along with practical, simple, and high-quality sustainable products for inspired entrepreneurs.

Erica Shane Childbirth

Erica is a seasoned childbirth professional specializing in Gentle Sleep coaching; also offers expertise to a select number of postpartum doula clients.

Evolution Power Yoga

Offers in-person studio classes, real-time virtual classes, and 24/7 on-demand fitness & wellness content.


A design studio and apparel shop that produces impactful designs that stand out among industry competition; specializing in branding/logo design, package/label design, and website layout and design.

Gaea Legal

Provides estate, tax, and small business planning for entrepreneurs; helping individuals, families, and entrepreneurs who choose to strategically leverage existing legal structures to take radical action in massive service to their local communities.

The Green Room Organic Salon

Organic, holistic salon committed to using safe, ethically-made, environmentally-conscious products and a full range of services; open by appointment only.

Jill & Bonnie’s Hair Removal & Skin Clinic

With over 35 years in the business, Lancaster’s Laser Girls specialize in electrolysis and laser hair removal, acne heat laser therapy, microneedling, tattoo removal, permanent cosmetics, and CO2 laser skin resurfacing; utilizing medical-grade devices, high-quality ingredients, and clinically-proven techniques.

John J. Jeffries

For over 15 years, John J. Jeffries Restaurant has partnered with the best organic, small, family farms in Lancaster and surrounding counties. Enjoy this fine dining restaurant housed in an elegantly converted tobacco warehouse.

Kelly Buchanan

Teaches guitar, piano, voice, bass, and ukulele to all ages, from five years to retirees. Or check out her rock band, the Dimestore Dolls!

Lancaster Farmacy

Grows certified organic medicinal herbs, flowers, and produce. Hand-crafts small batched herbal remedies. Locally grown, ethically wildcrafted, and farmer-owned since 2009.

Lancaster LGBTQ+ Coalition

Committed to building a supportive and enriching community abundant in opportunities for LGBTQQIA+ individuals and those with a stake in creating a more inclusive Lancaster County.

Lemon Street Market

Open daily from 7am to 7pm, this full-service grocery store focuses on sustainable and healthy living, with many local, organic, vegan, and gluten-free options. Also serves coffee, tea, espresso, fresh juices, smoothies, hot soup, and takeout items.

Necessary Coffee

Proudly presenting quality coffees that emphasize approachable flavors and represent a genuine investment in specialty coffee as a viable business prospect for producers. Sustainable sourcing. Skillful roasting. Everyday flavor.

OWL Chiropractic

Provides the highest standard of chiropractic care, utilizing cutting-edge technology and the Pierce Results System to deliver personalized care for improved health, sustained wellness, and enhanced quality of daily living.

Passenger Coffee

Roastery & café that exists to seek out and thoughtfully present the world’s most memorable coffee & tea in a way that demonstrates the viability of an equitable supply chain.

Passerine Café

Seasonal neighborhood dining that celebrates French-inspired new American small bites and shareable dishes alongside a unique batch-driven beverage program, curated wine list, and plenty of non-alcoholic choices.

Prince Street Café

A local café whose mission is to belong to and nourish our communities through inspiring concepts, thoughtful hospitality, and meaningful employment.

Retreat & Restore Healing Arts Center

Provides holistic emotional, behavioral, and preventative health care to adults, teens, and children.

Simply from Scratch

After more than ten years of private culinary experience and many successful events, Simply From Scratch sets the standard for caterers in the Lancaster area. Taking pride in creating new and innovative menus which offer prospective clients a delicious answer for all their catering needs.

Touchstone Foundation

Offers Mental Health Access Assistance (copay or deductible) to youth, children, and parents of dependent children (ages 0-25) who live in Lancaster County and have financial need.

Unique Apparel

A custom t-shirt screen printing and embroidery company in Lancaster, PA.

Zoetropolis Cinema Stillhouse & Lancaster Distilleries

At the heart of the Lancaster Distilleries origin story stands a collective of friends-turned-business partners that’s been hard at work transforming an iconic independent theater into the multifaceted art house / music venue / farm-to-table restaurant / craft distillery that stands today.

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