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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While on this winter break Lehman’s is bringing you a little something to keep the holly jolly spirit going. From the Lehman’s family to yours we wish you a very Merry Christmas!

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Kathy Harrison: Being a “Prepper” but not for Zombies

Kathy and her husband along with their seven children own a small hobby farm. They raise bees, have an orchard and grow organic vegetables. They also raise a few pigs and chickens. She has written two books on family preparedness for Story Publishing...
Listen to Kathy Harrison: Being a “Prepper” but not for Zombies

Stacy Lyn Harris: What The Simpler Life Isn’t

Tune in to find out what the simpler life is and what it isn’t from the southern charm of Stacy Lyn Harris.
Listen to Stacy Lyn Harris: What The Simpler Life Isn’t

Michelle Visser: Cooking Up Something Sweet…With Maple Syrup!

Tune in to meet and learn from Michelle Visser. Author of the new book Sweet Maple (out now!) was was at Lehman’s to talk about how she has cut out refined sugar completely and is now exclusively baking with…yup, you guessed it, maple syrup.
Listen to Michelle Visser: Cooking Up Something Sweet…With Maple Syrup!

Jill Winger: Being Old-Fashioned on Purpose

In this episode you’ll hear from Jill Winger author of the Prairie Homestead cookbook whom we were lucky enough to have visit Lehman’s this summer. Jill lives out on the wide-open Wyoming prairie with her husband and three “free-range” prairie children.
Listen to Jill Winger: Being Old-Fashioned on Purpose

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.

The Team

Glenda Lehman Ervin

Host
Glenda Lehman Ervin is the VP of Marketing at Lehman’s and daughter of the founder Jay Lehman. “I have made candles and soap, the next step on my journey to a simpler life is to make cheese.”

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