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Eté présent - Summertime 2010 poppies

With a properly minded Amish farm in the background. Better seen large On Black. We had set up tent on their grounds earlier the night before because of special circumstances - and were unexpectedly invited to join their breakfast family style, an unforgettable experience. They were so authentic, kind and welcoming - *seven* children were seated at the table with their parents. First time too, I heard a mockingbird -had mistakenly thought there were a dozen varieties of birds in the trees ;-)

 

Highlighted on Flickr's Explorer Front Page for a while.

 

To understand what small farms like this one are up against, read these notes by J. Emord

 

Views from inside the farm and elsewhere in Amish country.

 

And a neat blog about how to eat delicious and healthiest foods - this from a couple living not too far away in NE Ohio eatoutsidethebag.com/

 

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Taken on June 19, 2010