By Kevin Williams
HUTTERITE TURKEYS IN DEMAND: That time of year again, the Hutterite colonies out west do a booming business in turkey sales, their turkeys are raised in a much less harsh environment that the Butterballs of the world....Click here to read more.
AMISH LEATHER - This is a story appearing on Fox Business this morning about a former Amish woman who has formed her own leather handbag design company, using her minimalist upbringing to inspire minimalist handbags. It is an interesting story but, wow, from my perspective so sparse in detail...i.e. where is she from? How long has she been gone from the Amish? Lots of blanks to fill in, but it's an interesting article....click here...
DRIVING AROUND AMISH BUGGIES IN EASTERN OHIO: Eastern Ohio's Amish population is growing and that has upped the need for drivers to pay attention on the roads. Click here.
Ditto for Upstate New York where the Watertown Daily Times reports that the Amish population is really growing in the North Country, click here to read more.
MY AMISH HOME - CARAMEL APPLE PIE - Check out Amish columnist Millie Otto's latest, plus her recipe for caramel apple pie. Click here.
PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH APPLE PIE: Yum, check out this Pennsylvania Dutch classic featured this week on The Splendid Table.