Founded in 1955 by Jay Lehman to serve the local Amish with non-electric household goods, Lehman's has grown into an international business, shipping product all over the world.
Jay was born and raised in the tiny burg of Kidron, OH, but spent several years traveling and working overseas. The business experienced huge growth spurts during the energy crisis in the early 1970s, as well as during Y2K in late 1999.
Over the years, Jay's mission has not changed - to provide a simpler way of life in chaotic times. He would love to teach today's world yesterday's skills - sustainable home heating; understand food preservation and consumption; comforting time with family and friends; and a good day's work that ends in satisfying exhaustion.
Today, Lehman's is run by his son, Galen Lehman, CEO and his daughter, Glenda Lehman Ervin, Vice President of Marketing, and hundreds of other committed Lehman's employees.
With a print catalog, website, and retail store in Kidron, the heart of Ohio's Amish Country, Lehman's has made the simpler life affordable for anyone, anywhere.
Lehman's joined HRM Enterprises, Inc. on February 1, 2021. The HRM family of businesses includes Hartville Hardware, Hartville Kitchen Restaurant and Bakery, Hartville Marketplace and Flea Market and The Shops at Hartville Kitchen. The Miller Family, owners of HRM Enterprises, were long time family friends of the Lehman's, for decades before they purchased the business. They look forward to working with Galen Lehman and Glenda Lehman Ervin to carry forward the values and product line that you've always known Lehman's for. They expect to retain all the employees and to keep the great, family owned, culture and commitment. Customers, team members and community have been the pillars that defined Lehman's, brand, and these are the same pillars that the Miller family has always held in their family of businesses.