Whether you shop for local Amish-made goods and furniture, stay overnight at a quaint bed and breakfast tucked under an authentic Amish quilt, stop by local roadside stands set up by the Amish to sell excess farm produce, or explore the scenic countr
Published: 01/06/2017 by Amish 101 in Amish 101
There is are some things in a Amish child's education that can't be found in a textbook.
Published: 09/27/2016 by LaVonne Debois in Amish 101
The Swartzentruber group has maintained the original core definition of separating themselves from the world.
Amish church and community circles intersect and overlap in many ways. When discussing Amish communities, you may hear the three terms district, settlement, and affiliation. These terms refer to three distinct ways in which Amish society is ordered.
The family is the most important social unit in the Amish culture. Large families with seven to ten children are common. Chores are clearly divided by sexual role in the Amish home - the man usually works on the farm, while the wife does the washing,