Amish 101

The Ordnung is the unwritten set of rules and regulations that guide everyday Amish life.   Meaning “order”, or “discipline”, this German word takes on a deeper meaning in the Amish context.  The Ordnung provides the foundation for the Amish Christian community.

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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: Nancy Lembke

The day had barely begun when we noticed some unusual activity happening in front of our property.  A semi & a pickup truck had stopped on the road, not a typical occurrence on this State Route that runs from Sugarcreek to Coshocton.  As we strained to see what caused the flow of traffic to stop, we noticed three ‘strange’ horses being herded into the fenced pasture next door by our neighbor kids.

While it doesn’t happen often, there is the occasional “critter escapee” here in Amish Country.  These particular three ‘visitors’ had escaped their ...
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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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