“I am so happy to be part of the Candy Factory community! Whether I am in need of a quiet space to write or the creative energy of being around other people, I can always find the perfect place to work. The community is incredibly supportive and there are so many ways to become involved, network, and build friendships. “

- Jennifer Diaz

Writer, Motivational Speaker, Retreat Leader

Jennifer Diaz

Jennifer Diaz Retreats Writer, Motivational Speaker, Retreat Leader


Jennifer Diaz is a writer, storyteller, and motivational speaker. She has a degree in social work, and her years working in this profession, coupled with her own personal journey, have ignited a passion for helping women reclaim their inner freedom.

Jenn’s love of comedy, the written word, and storytelling create an engaging platform to share her message, both online and in person. She unfilteredly tells both her struggles and triumphs on her blog and is currently writing a self-help book.

She is available for speaking engagements, both virtual and in-person, and she leads multiple empowerment retreats throughout the year.

Join our coworking community!

The Candy Factory is a coworking space established in 2010 and located in the heart of Downtown Lancaster PA. We are a community of professionals who have found a new way to work. Coworking and shared workspaces help promote business growth, creative thinking, shared brilliance and collaboration while offering an affordable office solution for small businesses, freelancers, remote workers, and non-profits. 

Member Highlight – Robert Diggs

Member Highlight – Robert Diggs

"What a find CF has been! From the community that's here, the reach of the coworking visa (I've used it around the country and in Europe), and getting a chance to co-host a podcast, CF has really become a second home for me. " Robert Diggs RSA US - Community and...

New Member Spotlight – Angie Shertzer

New Member Spotlight – Angie Shertzer

 Fun Fact: Together with my husband, we are DIY renovating our 150-year-old cottage one room at a time, which means I sometimes have paint splotches in my hair and know way too much about old walls and septic systems. Angie Shertzer Angie Shertzer Learning Design...

Coffee: The Cornerstone of The Candy Factory

Coffee: The Cornerstone of The Candy Factory

  It’s no secret we here at The Candy Factory LOVE our coffee… even on our slowest day, we can still manage to kill 3 full batches! Every morning we have the privilege of brewing our signature blend, the Bridge Mix crafted just for us by Gerhart Coffee,...

Jelly Bellies NOW OPEN

 We love our little munchkins, but we also understand the struggle all parents feel trying to juggle work and childcare. Sometimes you need a place to get work done, meet with a client, network, or just take a deep breath. That is why we are excited to announce jelly bellies, a supervised play facility located at The Candy Factory. Schedule a tour today!

Welcome Arianna

We’d like to welcome Arianna to The Candy Factory and The Sweet Core team as our Jelly Bellies supervisor and facilitator of fun!

She will be responsible for watching over and organizing fun activities for your kiddos.