One of the driving values that motivates an Amish community is maintaining their style of life and allowing their children the same option as they grow old enough to start their own families. In the past most Amish families made their living off the land through farming and dairying. It has been their heritage to help their children buy farms as they got old enough to enable them to continue the lifestyle and practice of their beliefs.

But the success of the Amish communities has worked against these very values. As the communities have grown and the quality of life has ...
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"How do the Amish live?"

Read our comprehensive guide to why the Amish live the way they do. We offer a list of informative articles to help you understand their culture, and way of life.





By: LaVonne De Bois´╗┐

 

Fry Pies are as common as Horse and Buggies, especially in Ohio Amish Country, Holmes County.  What is the difference between a good ole' fashioned slice of pie and a fry pie?  For one, you don't need to eat it with a fork.  Two; the Fry Pie is wrapped in a delicious thin crust with your favorite filling; and three, they are cheaper than a slice of pie.  Fry Pies can be found in nearly every bakery or perhaps along the back roads at a family roadside stand.  This ...
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Kyle Valentini

Walnut Creek Cheese was founded on the principle that we should treat each other the way we want to be treated. For Walnut Creek Cheese, it’s worked. Over the years the company has developed a reputation for honesty and integrity. Their commitment to their customers has allowed the store, steeped in nostalgia to become a destination for visitors as well as a regular stop for locals who might need to pick up a loaf of bread, a gallon of milk or stock up on groceries for the coming week.
   
Walnut Creek Cheese offers a unique shopping experience that ...
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