Amish Organic: A nature-oriented blog published an excerpt from a story in the Atlantic Monthly about the Amish and their pivot towards organic farming. I may have linked to that article once before, but this blog excerpts a very readable portion of the article, so I thought I'd share again. Read an interview with farmer Samuel Zook here and his attempts to "return to the land." Click here.
Amish Quilt Gardens: These are popular features in northern Indiana: a series of colorful gardens designed to resemble Amish quilts. Jeannie's Travel Addiction paid a visit and shared photos with everyone. Click here to enjoy.
Taco Haystack: Haystacks are very popular in Amish kitchens: taco, breakfast, and even dessert haystacks. This blog post pays homage, and shares a recipe for, the haystack. Click here.
Fixing a Leek: Get a recipe for homemade Mennonite leek soup here! Yum!
Amish Farmer in a Field: Read about this interesting, poignant conversation a writer had with an Amish farmer plowing a field. This is a quick fun read.
EDITOR'S PICK - FLUFFY HUTTERITE SANDWICH BUNS: If you like making bread, this is a rare opportunity to follow a recipe that follows age-old Hutterite baking traditions. The result: a super fluffy sandwich roll. YUM! Hutterite baking resembles Amish baking in many ways, but Hutterite recipes tend to have a more eastern European influence. Click here for the recipe and photos!