8 responses to Where do Amish go shopping?
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    Comment on Where do Amish go shopping? (February 8th, 2012 at 15:14)

    We were back around Hutchinson, KS (our “hometown”) over the holidays to visit family and saw many Amish people and Old Order Mennonites in the town’s mall and at Walmart. We had forgotten just how many shop in town. However, you don’t see the horse and buggies usually — most come with non-Amish friends who drive, or hire a driver.

    We also drove over to Yoder, KS (an Amish area) and stopped in at several of their stores. It is always fun to do that — you see lots of things not usually seen in hardware stores for sure!

    One of our favorite pieces of furniture is a jelly cabinet we bought in Yoder the first year we were married (33 yrs. ago). The piece is just beautiful, and has held up over several moves to many different states over the years.

    Great article, Erik!

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    Comment on "Welcome To The Amish People" (February 8th, 2012 at 15:59)

    "Welcome To The Amish People"

    The Amish have moved into our area and I love seeing them and their buggies.I so love them.I read all about them in books and have learned what good people they are.I welcome them with open arms into our communities of Pittsfield and Edmeston, New York and a few others in other towns near by.I look forward to hopefully having them in my town of Columbus, NY soon.
    Elinor Homann

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    Carolyn B
    Comment on Where do Amish go shopping? (February 9th, 2012 at 01:49)

    Springfield,within 40 miles of Seymour MO (Webster Co. Amish) has an Aldi’s that I see Amish families with their Amish Taxi driver quite frequently.

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    Comment on Where do Amish go shopping? (November 12th, 2012 at 16:40)

    They love a Dollar General too !

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    Comment on B&B Grocery Surplus (November 12th, 2012 at 17:03)

    B&B Grocery Surplus

    Amish people are working and shopping at B&B Grocery Surplus Store in Quarryville PA. there are other B & B locations. Many Groceries are bought from Major Grocery stores. Canned Veggies are 3 for a buck even if it is unexpired

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      Comment on BB's grocery outlet (December 2nd, 2014 at 13:25)

      BB's grocery outlet

      I love shopping at B B’s , I live right around the corner …It saves me so much money shopping there and most of what I buy is still in date til next year. They have refrigerated room and a freezer room. they have jackets you can put on cause it is COLD in there… I saved my daughter $23.00 on in date specialized formula for her baby, regular $29.00 I got for $6.00… It was a blessing.
      there is also Ebenezer’s new bigger store in Eprata,Pa ,I luv that store lots of fresh organic produce for cheap.. These stores really help a family especially recently with the huge jump in food prices…

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    Comment on Fabric (December 11th, 2012 at 17:24)


    Does anyone know where I can find windsor crepe fabric ?

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    Comment on Farmer's Markets (July 7th, 2016 at 18:27)

    Farmer's Markets

    Sometimes the Amish will go to certain farmers’ markets not only to shop but to sell, trade or perhaps bring their surplus produce or perhaps home-baked goods to market. Meadville, Pennsylvania had one years ago and may still be active today. There are a number of Amish communities in the Meadville area generally which explains the popularity of that particular market.

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