Business Spotlight - Charm Fabrics & Clothing

Business Spotlight - Charm Fabrics & Clothing

Posted by Amish Country Insider on 15th Dec 2017

Custom Service for Every Customer Admit it. It’s time to buy a new wool hat. You’ve been putting it off, because your old one just feels so good on your head. It fits so well that it’s a … read more
Stuffed Pepper Jack Chicken

Stuffed Pepper Jack Chicken

Posted by Amish Country Insider on 14th Dec 2017

Need some Inspiration for the weekend?We asked our local Amish for recipes they use to cook at home. What you Need2 oz pepper jack cheese2 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves1 tsp Mexican or t … read more
Word of the Week - Káschta

Word of the Week - Káschta

Posted by Amish Country Insider on 13th Dec 2017

Do you know what language the Amish speak in their day to day life? Undoubtedly if you have been to Amish country you will have heard them communicating in something other then English. You will hear … read more
The Ausbund

The Ausbund

Posted by Amish Country Insider on 11th Dec 2017

The AusbundIn the late summer of 1535 about four hundred Anabaptist were forced from their homes and farms in central Moravia.Splitting into smaller groups most tried to make their way west to the … read more
Fall Gallery

Fall Gallery

Posted by Amish Country Insider on 11th Dec 2017

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AMISH BASICS: Old Order Amish

20th Feb 2017

OLD ORDER AMISH: The Group in the Middle Old Order are the largest group of Amish in central Ohio. Most other subgroups of Amish stem from this “mother” group that had its beginnings in the mi … read more

AMISH BASICS: Dan Church Amish

Posted by Rachel Mast on 14th Jun 2016

THE DAN CHURCH: A Picture of the Past In many ways, the Dan church is reminiscent of how all Old Order Amish lived fifty years ago. Families still use ice boxes instead of refrigerators, and cut … read more

AMISH BASICS: New Order Amish

9th May 2016

NEW ORDER AMISH: A Matter of Faith New Order Amish are often seen as one of the most progressive of Amish groups. Less traditional dress, neatly groomed beards and hair, and homes with te … read more

From Brawn to Beauty

11th Apr 2016

The Amazing Story of the Gateway Walnut Tree Approximately two hundred and fifty years ago, a small walnut seed found a home in the dirt in Springfield, Missouri. Missouri … read more


Posted by Rachel Mast on 9th Apr 2016

TOBE AMISH: An Order Divided Tobe Amish are a little-known subgroup of Amish that formed in 1940. The group started when Tobias (Tobe) Hochstetler’s fellow ministers excommunicated him for ac … read more

A True Amish Murder Mystery

17th Mar 2016

The Murder The murder occurred in Pennsylvania at the old home farm of John Hochstetler Sr, located in Pennsylvania on March 4, 1810. The members of the family reported that they did not kn … read more

AMISH BASICS: Swartzentruber Amish

Posted by Rachel Mast on 15th Mar 2016

Swartzentruber Amish: Square Haircuts and Flickering Lanterns You may have noticed them alongside parked buggies, selling handwoven baskets or fresh produce. Or perhaps you’ve passed their home … read more