And what a garden it is. While enjoying your stay here at Amish View Inn & Suites, we hope you take the time to stroll around the grounds and enjoy the many views of Amish Country. Get up close and personal in our vegetable garden, located adjacent to our on-premise restaurant. And yes, the Plain & Fancy Restaurant cooks use these vegetables in their homemade recipes.
The garden features two varieties of tomatoes. From the Super Steak or Beef Steak to its much smaller cousin Roma, you’re sure to find the tomato just right for you.
For those who like to kick it up a notch we offer three kinds of peppers. The Cubanell or banana pepper are a mix of mild and sweet. The name says it all for the Hot Cherry peppers. Big Bertha is the mother of the sweet pepper family and is great served in salads.
Speaking of salads we’re currently growing two varieties of lettuce in our garden. Green Ice, a common green lettuce with ruffled leaves, and Vulcan lettuce. This lettuce has large leaves that are red in color with a green background. Gold Rush is the name of our summer squash. This squash is an All-America Award Winner.
Moving on to potatoes, Norland potatoes, or more commonly known as baby reds, are red skinned potatoes commonly boiled and eaten with the skin left on. Our Pontiac potatoes are great for baking, roasting, or boiling. They are a heartier potato and their skins are generally peeled. For dessert or a healthy snack try a strawberry.
We grow Seascape strawberries that produce fruit twice a year in spring and fall. These can be washed and eaten as is. Before or after your meal we hope you enjoy your stroll through our garden and maybe picked up a little information you may not have known before. In the words of Julia Child, ‘Bon Appetite’!