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Teacher Mahlon

Mahlon Miller is an organic farmer, writer and teacher in Northern Indiana. He is Old Order Amish and teaches grades 1-8 in the nearby Amish schoolhouse. His column, Teacher Mahlon, appears occasionally on Amish365.com as he shares his insights and exploits from the school. Mahlon and his wife, Marietta, have five daughters.

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9 Comments

  1. Bonnie

    Kevin, I agree 900% .. this is an excellent article !!
    I am going to share it on my facebook page ..
    I love all his interconnections .. something I’ve never thought about ..
    Also it was interesting to read that the Amish are considered to be chemical friendly .. I always thought the complete opposite ..

    After reading this .. I think I’m going to have to ride over and visit my local Amish community today .. and take a peek at their backyard garden .. and have a sandwich on some of their homemade bread .. and buy some homemade cinnamon rolls …

    Thanks again Kevin for sharing this awesome and interesting article with us.

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  2. Becky Martin

    I really enjoy Mahlon’s column. I agree with him, I think technology has gone too far.

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  3. lorraine stoddard

    Thanks Kevin for sharing this column with us readers! Teacher Mahlon explains things so nicely.

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  4. Vicki Van Wey

    Please keep Teacher Mahlon’s columns! I love getting his perspective on the Plain lifestyle. And his love and respect for the land and the children he teaches is so evident in his writings. He is a keeper!

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  5. Buddy Samuels

    Kevin, Teacher Mahlon writes a tremendous column. Definitely makes you stop and think. Nice to have his perspectives on life. Looking forward to the next column.

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  6. Carol Morris

    I love his column. He has such insight and compassion for all things. Let’s keep him on!!

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  7. Pam Cloud

    Love to read Teacher Mahlon’s writings 🙂 Please work to keep this very insight person on our pages! Enjoy all the wonderful articles found here in your column. Keep up the good work Kevin!

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  8. Dee

    This article was spot on! I hope you continue Teacher Mahlon’s columns, I’ve really enjoyed them a lot. Love following this website, love all the articles & stories you print. It’s very enjoyable reading. Thanks!

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  9. dynnamae

    Hello Kevin. I so enjoyed this column from Mahlon. He certainly gives us something to think about and he is right, about all the connections in nature. I also wonder about our advanced technology and what it has done to more personal interaction among family and friends. I hope we will continue to have his writings in the future beyond the trial period. Keep up the good work, Keving. It is appreciated.

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