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: Jun. 23, 2010
Fair Board and Holmes Chamber Seek Commissioners' Approval
Date: June 17, 2010 Contact: Shasta Mast, 330-674-3975
Fair Board and Holmes Chamber Seek Commissioners’ Approval
The bylaws would govern a private, non-profit organization designed to oversee the development and operations of the future
“Creating this Board in no way usurps the power of the Ag Society,”
According to the proposal, the HCEC would comprise:
· The President of the
· The Executive Director of the
· The Executive Director of Historic Downtown Millersburg;
· The President of
· Three members appointed by the Holmes County Commissioners, one of whom will be a township trustee;
· Three members appointed by the Holmes County Agricultural Society Board;
· Three members appointed by the Holmes County Chamber of Commerce Board.
The purpose of the HCEC is to construct and operate a multipurpose exposition, agricultural and educational center for
“We already know there’s a need for such a facility in
“Once the HCEC Board is in place we can work together to devise a plan to pursue funding and design,” she added.