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Experience Amish Culture
Holmes County, Ohio

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Amish Table Talk Experience

Welcome to the kitchen of an Amish Farm home. Your *meal reservation begins with a warm friendly hello as you arrive for an evening of homemade food and friendly fellowship. Your Amish hosts make you feel right at home as they share in conversation. 

Amish home # 1 ~ This couple live in their Dawdy house (near Mount Hope) on a farm where they raised their family of 10 children.  After the meal, walk around the farm, see the workhorses, and leave the dishes to us! 

Amish home # 2 ~  This is a middle aged couple that live in a country setting.  He is not a farmer, but has a barn, horses, a goat or two and works as a furniture maker.  They still have children at home.  They are located near Kidron Road off of State Route 250.  The husband is a son to the couple from Amish home #1.

Amish home # 3  - This couple lives north of Fredericksburg in the country.  He works as a logger, so they do not farm.  After the meal, you have the option to tour the one room school house on their property.  (Donations accepted)  He also enjoys sharing his hobby of collecting antlers and sea shells. 

Both families enjoy meeting our visitors.  You may take pictures of anything except full face photos of the family.

Your meal consists of homemade bread, peanut butter spread, salad, baked chicken, roast beef or ham, mashed potatoes, noodles, cooked vegetable, homemade pies for dessert and beverage. 

Average time of experience - 2.5 hours    

Pricing (effective Feb 1, 2024) ~ * Meals can be requested as public or private

  • Enjoy a private meal up to 4 people (no other outside reservations will be added)  for a flat fee of $180.00. More than 4 people in your group, it is an additional $40 person up to 14 people maximum.

  •  Book a public meal for a fee of $45.00 per person with other outside reservations added.  Note:  Reservations do not exceed 14 people. 


A Taste of the Backroads Self Guided Tour Book

This is your must have booklet when visiting Ohio's Amish Country!  You haven't seen Amish country until you get on the scenic backroads of Holmes County.  This self driving guide offers 3 unique 20 & 30 mile routes with turn by turn directions along with photos of what you will be seeing along the route.  A detailed narrative on the Amish culture is woven within the booklet.  You will learn the history, how bishops are chosen, the different groups, weddings, church services, why men wont sport a mustache, why women wont cut their hair and SO MUCH MORE!  You will use this over the over and it makes for a great coffee table book.  Order on this website or pick up your copy in Berlin at the Berlin Grande Hotel, Sols Craft Mall, The Barn Inn Bed and Breakfast, Guggisberg Swiss Inn, Evergreen RV Park, Berlin RV Park, Sleep Inn in Mount Hope, Wallhouse Hotel in Walnut Creek and Farmerstown General Store in Farmerstown.  The Artisan Trail routes takes you to a broom maker, candle maker, bakery, dry goods stores, old fashioned general story for the cheapest ice cream cone around.  The northern route takes you to an Amish basket maker with hundreds of varieties of baskets.                         $29.00 includes booklet and shipping.                                                                                                                                     Make checks payable to:

La Vonne De Bois 

120 Sturbridge Drive   

Medina, Ohio  44256

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Amish Table Talk Tours

The 2024 season is up and running!  We are taking advanced reservations for our most popular backroad tour:                         "Baskets, Brooms and Backroads!"  With this scenic 30 mile route, we will bring you up to date on the Amish culture, visit a local broom maker with demonstration and shop at a Swartzentruber owned basket shop.  

All tours meet and depart from the Berlin Grande Hotel, 4787 Township Road 366 in Berlin, Ohio.  (Please note, they do not book tours, this is the location to meet once the tour is confirmed.  Tours are based on availability, but we are flexible with the times.

Price for ages 13 and over - $89.00  We welcome children.  Ask about price.                                                                                    Request information below or text La Vonne at 330-340-7343.

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Rising the Dough


Have you longed to learn the art of baking bread the "old fashioned way?"  Our local Amish homemaker has been making bread by hand her entire life.  Your private baking class (no more than 3 people) begins with the basics in the privacy of an Amish home.  Whether you use a mixer or wish to bake by hand, our Amish homemaker knows the tricks of the trade. 

While the bread is rising, whip up a batch of fresh peanut butter spread to take along home with your fresh baked bread.

The recipe is included.  Allow 3.5 hours.  $85 per person  Reservations are taken accordingly to your request. Mon - Sat

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Amish Basket Making

Take home a bit of Amish Culture by engaging in your own private basket making with Anna.  Your private lesson will begin with the wooden base already constructed.  You will be shown how to begin weaving the reeds and accenting them with your choice of red, blue or green.  Average time of class is 1.5 hours.  Mon - Sat  $49.00 

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