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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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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Dave Mast

When it comes to mouth-watering pastries, fresh baked goods and home-grown seasonal produce, few can match the quality, flavor and taste of Hershberger’s Farm & Bakery. Known for its expansive bakery and aisles of fresh produce, Hershberger’s is a destination for many who travel to Amish Country. However, Hershberger’s is much more than just food. The growing business located just west of Berlin is truly a family affair, and
according to manager Stephen Hershberger, this family business is expanding again to provide even more quality entertainment for the entire family.

The newest addition is a beautiful expansion on their petting zoo ...
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