Solutions for a Simpler Life

Take the next step on your journey

Informal interviews with homesteaders, cooks, gardeners and employees will help you take the next step on your journey to a simpler life. Escape the chaotic, stressful world for about seven minutes and learn how to live a satisfying life, enjoying time with family and friends.

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Who doesn’t love a unique kitchen gadget? Lehman’s housewares room is full of them and Amy Murray, our housewares guru at Lehman’s, knows about each one. Amy’s love for people plus her enthusiasm for teaching and learning is quite contagious. She has the knowledge and the energy to get you excited about the next step on your journey to a simpler life. Get to know Amy by tuning in to this week’s episode of Solutions for a Simpler Life, then take a trip to Lehman’s in Kidron, OH to meet Amy in person!

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Joel Salatin: Back at Lehman’s!

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Joel Salatin of Polyface Farms is a farmer, author and as we like to call him “Pastor of the Pasture.” Joel had a second visit to Lehman’s this summer and we can’t help but soak in the wealth of knowledge that Joel shares with us. Tune in to hear his tips for making your homestead the most efficient it can be.
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Stacy Lyn Harris: Cooking Up Wild Game and Southern Charm

In this episode Stacy Lyn talks about her journey to the simpler life and she delves in to the “Why” of the homesteading lifestyle.
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Obie Geiser: Lehman's Resident "Farm Boy"

Tune in as we uncover the many interests and daily life of Lehman’s resident Farm Boy, Obie Geiser.
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Lisa Steele, Chicken Whisperer, Author and Blogger - Secrets to Happy, Healthy Chickens

Lisa Steele visits Lehman’s! Learn about her history raising chickens and her new TV show.
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More about Lehman's Hardware Store

Why was Lehman's voted the best place to visit in Amish Country? Why is there "a store nowhere else" like us? Because we exist to create A Simpler Life for you and your loved ones. With a print catalog, web site (Lehmans.com) and rambling retail store, Lehman's shelves are stacked with practical, simple product for your homestead and your garden. Hand tools, oil lamps, gardening products, cool cooking and baking supplies, and of course, non-electric appliances. We have every thing you need to live without electricity for heat, food, light and water. Or just bake a nice loaf of bread.

Please visit the official Lehman's website for more information.

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Glenda Lehman Ervin

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Glenda Lehman Ervin, Vice President of Marketing at Lehman’s and daughter of the funder Jay Lehman, will host Solutions to a Simpler Life. “I have made candles and soap, the next step on my journey to a simpler life is to make cheese.”

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