Editor’s Note: Mark your calendars – Bruce the Alligator Man from Swamp Adventures is coming to Lehman’s this August (2021)! In celebration, we’re sharing our interview with Bruce. Read on for more about him, about his upcoming visit to Lehman’s, and how to get your FREE tickets to attend this event.
It’s not often you meet someone who wrestles alligators for a living, but that is literally what Bruce Mitchell does. Honestly.
When Bruce married Janet back in 1980, he married into a family that ran the world’s first and largest alligator farm dating back five decades. Tucked in the swamps and bayous of Louisiana, Bruce started farming alligators at the tender age of 20, along with his wife and father-in-law. Continue reading
Editor’s Note: National Simplicity Day is July 12. In celebration, we are taking you on a photo tour of our favorite place, Ohio’s Amish Country, an area known for its simplicity and beautiful views. Enjoy!
Slow, relaxing and rural – welcome to Ohio’s Amish Country.
Rolling hills, farmland and horses enjoying a grassy snack. Continue reading
On the square in Kidron, Ohio, Lehman’s exists to provide creative solutions for a simpler life. From our products to our events, there’s fun for everyone at Lehman’s. In fact, Lehman’s has been voted Best Destination in Ohio’s Amish Country five years in a row! Continue reading
Goat yoga, anyone? Stop by Lehman’s this summer for our fun, family-friendly events.
The Peach Truck, Goat Yoga, Ax Throwing, a talented wood carver, pottery demonstrations and Blueberry Days…what do these all have in common? They are all happening at Lehman’s, on the Square in Kidron this summer 2021.
In addition to over 35,000 square feet of shopping [including over 14,000 new products we have added] and enjoying our museum-quality antique display, plan your trip to Lehman’s to take part in many family-friendly, free events! Continue reading
For family fun that’s close to home, visit Lehman’s on the square in Kidron. Glenda Lehman Ervin here, inviting you to my family’s store. Plan to attend our annual Christmas in July celebration on Saturday, July 11, 2020, from 10 am to 3 pm. Receive a free Lehman’s Christmas ornament with a purchase of $50 or more, while supplies last. Take a socially distant “elfie” with Mrs. Claus and check out the stunning new year ‘round Christmas department.
In regards to the current spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), your health and safety is our concern. We know that a prepared way of life is better than a scared way of life. And, we are working hard to safely provide you with the services and products you need as quickly as possible. Continue reading
Meet Cyndi Ball. She’s on a homesteading mission! Come see her this month at Lehman’s – details below. (Photo courtesy of Cyndi Ball)
UPDATE 3/12/2020: Your safety is our concern. We have decided to postpone Ladies Night Out and Cyndi Ball’s visit (we will post the rescheduled dates soon). We are also cancelling all March workshops and classes. For the most up-to-date information, click here to visit our event page.
So you live on a homestead. You work all day feeding chickens, caring for bees, milking cows or goats, weeding the garden, and canning vegetables. But during those lonely hours of work, you long to connect with other like-minded women who are engaged in similar activities. What’s a homesteading woman to do?
You harness the power of the internet, that’s what. Continue reading
Preparedness expert Kathy Harrison will be at Lehman’s Fall Festival September 21! Read on to learn more about Kathy and her newest book.
“We forget how fragile normal really is,” Kathy Harrison once noted. “It would take very little for the shelves to be empty, the water tap to be dry, 911 to stop responding and a blank screen to greet us when we pick up our cell phones. A terrible storm, a cyber-attack, or a failed power grid could leave us sitting in the dark and completely unprepared with the skills, supplies and tools you need to handle the situation. Panic is never good and a lot of people would panic.” Continue reading
Burnout. It’s a real thing…and not just when it hasn’t rained enough one summer and your garden is struggling. As a new homesteader, it’s tempting to get one of everything that sounds interesting…especially if it’s a good deal. I mean, if two feeder pigs is good, then a breeding pair is better! If a beehive is good, then two is better. If a few pet goats to nibble the brambles is good, then OF COURSE a pregnant dairy goat is better. Continue reading
Here’s Joel Salatin speaking at the 2019 Country Living Workshop at Lehman’s.
There were so many good takeaways from the 2019 Country Living Workshop at Lehman’s. We literally took home some nets and crawdads from the Kids’ creek stomping class as well as homemade noodles from their first class. Continue reading