At the Flower and Produce Auction in Mt. Hope, local Amish farmers cart in various plants by the lot.
Amish Country in the fall draws visitors from all around the country.
Two young Amish boys make their way back home.
Several shops line the quiet streets in Winesburg.
In the spring and summer, flowers are as common as buggies in Holmes County. Every year, the Lamplight Inn in Berlin has hundreds of tulips.
Farmers using work horses in the field are a common sight, especially in the spring and fall.
From roadside flower shops and organic options to colorful nurseries, Holmes County is a haven for gardeners.
Release Date: May 19, 2011
Dutchman Hospitality Group to Purchase The Farmstead Restaurant
Walnut Creek, OH — Dutchman Hospitality Group has announced they have entered into a purchase agreement with the owners of Farmstead Restaurant in Berlin, Ohio, to acquire the restaurant building and property.
Mike Palmer, president of Dutchman Hospitality Group, states, "We are looking forward to providing hospitality to the local community and travelers alike. We anticipate the sale of the property to be finalized by late June."
Current owners, John and Rita Yoder, commented, "We have had eight great years here at the Farmstead and we appreciate the past support of the community and our employees."
Dutchman Hospitality Group is a family-owned company operating restaurants, bakeries, inns, retail shops and a wholesale food distribution company. They currently have locations in Walnut Creek, Sugarcreek and Plain City, Ohio, and with the purchase of The Farmstead will add Berlin, Ohio to their family of businesses. More information is available at www.dhgroup.com.
Palmer states, "The mission of DHG is to share an experience that celebrates the traditional foods, simple comforts, and rural charm of the Midwestern Amish and Mennonite communities, and we are excited to be branching out in an area that is new for our company."