Bruce Stambaugh

    Amish buggies in Ohio’s Amish Country maybe all black, but they definitely aren’t all the same. The nondescript, unobtrusive color merely keeps them uniform and modest.
    Even if they all are black, a closer look reveals that there are many differences in buggies. These variances are especially true for buggies owned by younger Amish men. Particular attention is paid to the kind of accessories included on their buggies. After all, a buggy can last for 30 years if it is well maintained.
    At least two-dozen buggy shops are sprinkled around the greater Holmes County area. That way ...
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By: Jennifer Yoder

 

Growing up in Holmes County, Ohio’s Amish Country, I never fully appreciated just how lucky I was. Looking back, one of my favorite things to do was go to my grandma’s house on Saturday afternoon. The afternoons that I loved the most were the ones when we got in her jeep and traveled the few miles from Farmerstown to Charm, getting excited and pointing out all the horses along the way.

We would end up at a quaint little country shop called Millers Dry Goods. As a kid, I thought the store was a magical place. There were fabric ...
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Dave Mast

Autumn in Holmes County means lots of changing colors as leaves on trees turn golden yellow, crimson red and bright orange among the array of vibrant colors that make up Amish Country’s landscape as the fall season moves in.
   
Autumn is an important time in Amish Country because it is then that the changing season brings in millions of visitors to Holmes County, and Ashery Country Store Bulk Foods wants to make sure visitors have plenty to experience when they visit Amish Country.
   
Thus, the Ashery’s Fall Harvest Fest will take place Sept. 21-23, and those ...
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