Amish from Pennsylvania came looking for farmland a few years back. Farmland was much cheaper in Minnesota than Pennsylvania. They settled in Becker County in Evergreen and Spruce Grove Townships. It seems they came one by one until there was a colony.
One of the farmsteads they bought belonged to my maternal Grandparents. For awhile they ran a bakery out of this farmstead, but the Minnesota Department of Health shut them down. It was rumored that they were still selling baked goods they just had to take their roadside sign down.
From the highway the old garage is unmistakable.
See the old garage behind me?
The Amish work hard and they have a wonderful land ethic. Putting back more than they take out. My Grandparents would be pleased with the way their land is being used.
This is a neighbors field.
The Amish Semi used to haul benches was one wagon hitched to another.
There is another colony near Staples Minnesota. I don’t know if they are related or not.
I have photos of some of the children, they don’t like having their faces showing in photos so those will remain unpublished.
I would like to take more photos of them working in the fields with their horses. Maybe I should put that on my photo bucket list.
There are some signs of furniture for sale and garden vegetables in the late summer. We have never stopped..maybe someday we will.