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World Crafts
Sep 1, 2016 12:00 AM

World Crafts

Artisans from all over the world sell their handmade wares to World Crafts through fair trade. Filled to the brim with unique and ethnically diverse items, the store has been drawing visitors to their doors since the September of 1990.

By Kate Minnich Writer & Designer
Kiko's Greenhouse
Aug 1, 2016 12:00 PM

Kiko's Greenhouse

What began as a hobby for Jim Kiko has grown into a flourishing greenhouse business with a unique niche. Visitors of Kiko's Greenhouse will immediately enjoy a medley of statues and figurines while taking in wonderful scent of various flowers.

By Kate Minnich Writer & Designer
Yoder's Bargain Store
Aug 1, 2016 12:00 PM

Yoder's Bargain Store

In the town of Fredericksburg lays Yoder's Bargain Store, continuously providing the community with a local source of everyday items. Owned and operated by Erma Yoder, the store has an authentic background, making the locals and tourists feel welcome and at home.

By Kate Minnich Writer & Designer
Eiler's Candy Shop
Jul 1, 2016 12:00 AM

Eiler's Candy Shop

A great piece of candy can make a sunrise enjoyable again and when it is sprinkled with a bit of dew, covered with chocolate, a miracle or two may fall right at your feet.

By Kate Minnich Writer & Designer
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Swiss Country Lawn & Crafts
Jun 1, 2016 12:00 AM

Swiss Country Lawn & Crafts

As we begin to move outside for the summer months our outdoor area needs, should be reassessed and spruced up for the gatherings to come. At Swiss Country Lawn & Crafts beautiful furniture, gazebos, play sets and decorative pieces are available to complement any dcor style.

By Kate Minnich Writer & Designer
Gospel Book Store
Jun 1, 2016 12:00 AM

Gospel Book Store

In an industry dominated by big corporations, the Gospel Book Store continues to thrive in Berlin, Ohio. Visitors to the bookstore can expect to come in contact with wholesome material chosen to please the demands of today.

By Kate Minnich Writer & Designer
The Parsley Pot
May 3, 2016 12:00 AM

The Parsley Pot

In an old bank barn just outside the city of Ashland lies The Parsley Pot, a refreshingly unique store carrying a variety of items from herbs to home dcor.

By Kate Minnich Writer & Designer
Yoder's Oak and Cherry
Apr 1, 2016 5:00 AM

Yoder's Oak and Cherry

Handcrafted, reasonably priced and built to order. These are only a few benefits the patrons of Yoder's Oak and Cherry enjoy.

Story By Kate Minnich: Amish Heartland Writer / Designer
Sugar Valley Meats
Mar 2, 2016 9:08 AM

Sugar Valley Meats

The sound of sizzling meat coupled with the warmth of the outdoors, brings a smile to many of our faces, but finding preferred cuts at decent prices can be hard to accomplish. Sugar Valley Meats boasts four in-house butchers and stresses the freshness of their meat.

Story & Photos By Kate Minnich Amish Heartland Writer / Designer
Light For My Path
Dec 1, 2015 12:00 AM

Light For My Path

The art of candle making is not widely practiced, but Mary Troyer has made the art into her profession.

By Kate Minnich • Writer & Designer
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iDealz
Nov 2, 2015 12:00 PM

iDealz

Shopping locally takes on a new meaning at iDealz, where items from popular stores are offered at lower prices. Similar in concept to Marshalls, the store provides anything from home dcor items and groceries to vintage items and jewelry.

By Kate Minnich • Writer & Designer
Nov 2, 2015 12:00 PM

Customer Testimonials

The four Furniture Heartland stores, all pride themselves on supporting their customers. For them the satisfaction of a customer determines the success of their business, a mentality that has furthered each business.

By Kate Minnich • Writer & Designer
Oct 1, 2015 12:00 AM

The Gift by Wanda Brunstetter

In this Book Two of the Prairie State Friends series,"The Gift", Brunstetter has taken some secondary characters from Book One and expanded on their story, to create a delightful tale!

By Amanda Nixon • Amish Heartland Contributor
Oct 1, 2015 12:00 AM

Customer Service

When looking for a new piece of furniture the quality of the pieces are forefront in the mind. Making sure that the furniture is going to last and finding a way to get it home can cause untold heartaches.

By Kate Minnich • Amish Heartland Writer & Designer
Kauffman's Country Bakery: Where freshly made lines the shelves
Sep 1, 2015 11:00 AM

Kauffman's Country Bakery: Where freshly made lines the shelves

Kauffman's Country Bakery is a well known and visited spot for the people of Mt. Hope and tourists a

By Kate Minnich Amish Heartland Writer
Eastwood Furniture: Your way for your home
Sep 1, 2015 10:02 AM

Eastwood Furniture: Your way for your home

Eastwood Furniture is a family owned business that has been operated by Ron Nandor, his wife Angela

By Kate Minnich Amish Heartland Writer
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.