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Sep 1, 2015 9:57 AM

Unique furniture design with a purpose

The human mind is the only limitation on furniture design. The initial ideas for a design come from

C&C Treasure Seekers
Jul 1, 2015 12:00 AM

C&C Treasure Seekers

raveling the countryside of Holmes County comes with many benefits -- beautiful landscapes, friendly people, and unique shopping experiences. Since the area is a popular tourist destination, local residents have found great opportunities to turn their passions into business ventures.

By Rachel Shafer & Catie Noyes
Gone Loco
Jun 1, 2015 12:00 PM

Gone Loco

Mike and Bonnie Crider's Train Depot has only been open for a couple of months, but they have already seen a lot of excited customers who came across the hobby shop on their travels through Amish Country.

By Catie Noyes • Editor
Handcrafted Hardwoods
Jun 1, 2015 12:00 PM

Handcrafted Hardwoods

The Furniture Heartland stores take great pride in manufacturing furniture from the finest quality hardwoods, handcrafted by the most skilled craftsmen in the area.

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Kauffman Lawn Furniture
May 1, 2015 12:10 AM

Kauffman Lawn Furniture

Over 20 years ago, David and Dorothy Kauffman started selling picnic tables as a small roadside business in Amish Country. They discovered that by making their products so easily accessible by being roadside, they could easily cater to the tourists passing through.

By Catie Noyes • Editor
Sol's in Berlin
May 1, 2015 12:10 AM

Sol's in Berlin

Sol’s In Berlin is a place that provides a space for local craftsmen and women to sell. There are plenty of local, Amish vendors selling leather belts, handmade brooms and whisk brooms, wooden toy chests, potting benches, baskets, rugs, noodles, jams and jellies.

By Emily Roebuck • Amish Heartland Contributor
Holmes Sew & Vac
Apr 1, 2015 12:00 AM

Holmes Sew & Vac

Willis Yoder and his family opened the doors to their storefront in downtown Berlin in the spring of 2011. “My wife’s side of the family has been in the sewing machine business for many years.

By Catie Noyes • Editor
Jake's Handcrafted Oak
Mar 2, 2015 1:00 AM

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Specializing in unique, customized furniture, Jake's Handcrafted Oak strives to provide your home with pieces that you will love.

By Catie Noyes • Editor
Erb’s Stove Center
Dec 4, 2014 8:26 AM

Erb’s Stove Center

The daunting winter weather is upon us and it is becoming harder to find the motivation to suit up and go trudging through the snow. After a long day, all you can think about is curling up in the warmth of your home and enjoying a relaxing moment by the fire.

By Catie Noyes • Editor
Dreaming of a Vintage, Homespun, Handcrafted Christmas
Dec 1, 2014 12:00 PM

Dreaming of a Vintage, Homespun, Handcrafted Christmas

This time of year homeowners are brainstorming the look they want to achieve for the holidays.

By Emily Roebuck • Amish Heartland Contributor
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The Primitive Porch
Nov 3, 2014 12:00 AM

The Primitive Porch

Tucked into the hustle and bustle of Main Street, Berlin, a quaint little shop that very much resembles a home sits full to the brim with the most unique home décor items. Your treasure hunt begins right on the front porch.

By Catie Noyes • Editor
Walnut Creek Furniture
Oct 1, 2014 12:00 AM

Walnut Creek Furniture

Walnut Creek Furniture offers over 20,000 sq. ft. of showroom space that showcases hundreds of styles for every room in your house.

By Catie Noyes • Editor
World Crafts
Sep 1, 2014 12:00 PM

World Crafts

Lisa Zuercher and her many volunteers at World Crafts are working to provide a sustainable, global e

By Catie Noyes • Editor
Come, Shop, Enjoy!
Aug 1, 2014 12:00 AM

Come, Shop, Enjoy!

The coming months are looking "healthy" for Amish country as the Holmes County Health Department has nearly put out the flames that were once a rapidly spreading case of the measles.

By Catie Noyes • Editor
Country View Wicker
Aug 1, 2014 12:00 AM

Country View Wicker

A name like Country View is more than appropriate for the landscape that surrounds this business. Ne

By Catie Noyes • Editor
Troyer Furniture
Jul 1, 2014 12:00 AM

Troyer Furniture

This year, Troyer Furniture is celebrating 30 years of the finest quality furniture and providing top-notch, customer service. In honor of this special occasion, Troyer Furniture held a special customer appreciation sale in June with discounts and goodies for their customers to enjoy.

By Catie Noyes • Editor
Berlin Leather and Pets
Jun 2, 2014 9:00 AM

Berlin Leather and Pets

Tucked in the nook of County Road 77 and State Route 39, is a large attraction that features several popular businesses in Berlin. As a part of Shrock's Amish Farm and Village, Berlin Leather and Shoe has become a popular stop for western apparel and country home décor.

By Catie Noyes • Editor
bfearless
Apr 1, 2014 12:00 AM

bfearless

It's hard to imagine that you can find the trendiest outfits and fashion forward styles in the middl

By Catie Noyes • Editor
Green Acres Furniture
Apr 1, 2014 12:00 AM

Green Acres Furniture

Big changes are in the works for Green Acres Furniture

By Catie Noyes • Editor
Sweet Treats
Mar 3, 2014 12:00 AM

Sweet Treats

The strong tradition of entrepreneurship in the Troyer family is evident with all of the siblings owning or helping run their own business at some point during their lives.

By Emily Roebuck • Amish Heartland Contributor