Amish Acres

Amish Acres® Historic Farm and Heritage Resort is Listed in the National Register of Historic Places. It is America's most complete Amish heritage experience featuring historic interpretation, culinary and performing arts, lodging, and shopping.

Monday, February 20, 2006

Awakenings of Spring on the Farm


The weekend saw life around the farm again as Maple Leaf Duck Farm and Ducks Unlimited each held annual events at Amish Acres, an interesting contrast of customers. Maple Leaf is the nation's largest producer of domestic duck. It is located in nearby Milford, Indiana. I am told the U.S. market produces several hundred thousand ducks per year whereas China produces well over a billion.

Ducks Unlimited is one of the most effective conservation groups in the country. Chapter events like we hosted are hugely successful, filling the coffers with proceeds from auctions of artwork, hunting gear, and door prizes.

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