Owning an insurance policy for any reason is out of the question for an Amish family. They depend on their church and community to stand with them in difficult circumstances. As mentioned in another article if their house or barn burns the community responds by helping them to rebuild. In many cases if the family is unable to absorb the losses, the deacon will visit the families of the district to solicit funds for the family to help them get back on their feet. The receiving family knows that they will have an opportunity to repay when tragedy strikes someone ...

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There is something surreal about an early morning fog in the valleys of southeast Ohio.  Hill tops look like tiny islands surrounded by mysterious white fluff.  As the sun slowly burns off the low-lying haze, one notices small clusters of Amish homes nestled within the edges of woodlands & harvested fields. Dairymen, already finished with their early morning milking, have given leave to the cows who now slowly choose a place in the pasture to enjoy another fall day. A breeze blows through the low-lands & chases off the final wisps of any lingering haze.  A new beauty emerges for ...

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Mitch Allen

    Set your GPS for 2641 State Route 39, Walnut Creek, Ohio, and you’ll end up at Walnut Creek Cheese, the 50,000-square-foot, ultra-fresh food market where over 20,000 people shop each week. But don’t let the name fool you. Sure, the store carries dozens of different types of cheeses, but you’ll also find 75 varieties of homemade jams and jellies, 50 different fresh meats, plus pickles, flour, cake mixes, pie fillings, honey, beef jerky, breads, barbeque sauces, frozen foods and virtually every other delicious edible treasure known to the Amish. Many of the store’s 120 employees can be found buzzing ...

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