Amish individuals and groups have developed a number of publications. Some of the major ones are listed below. In addition to these, some settlements have a local subscription newsletter for interested members.
Pathway Publishers (Aylmer, Ontario and LaGrange, Indiana) is an Old Order Amish publisher. To receive a Pathway catalog, write to Pathway Publishers, 2580N 250W, LaGrange, IN 46761. In addition to textbooks and other books for adults and children, Pathway issues three periodicals. Family Life is a monthly magazine containing stories, nonfiction articles, children’s features, and editorials. Young Companion provides reading material for youth and young adults, and Blackboard Bulletin is a periodical for Amish schoolteachers and children. Sample copies and subscriptions are available by writing to the above address.
The Budget. A weekly correspondent newspaper that includes reports from scribes in Amish communities across the nation. (P.O. Box 249, Sugarcreek, OH 44681; (330) 852-4634. http://www.thebudgetnewspaper.com)
Die Botschaft. A weekly correspondent newspaper that includes reports from scribes in many Amish settlements across the nation. (420 Weaver Road, Millersburg, PA 17061)
The Diary. A monthly correspondent magazine with reports from scribes in many Amish settlements as well as sections on weddings, births, deaths, and accidents and other special columns. (P.O. Box 77, Bart, PA 17503)
Farming. A quarterly magazine that focuses on small-scale farming. (P.O. Box 85, Mt. Hope, OH 44660; (800) 915-0042; www.farmingmagazine.net)
Plain Communities Business Exchange. A monthly newspaper for Old Order businesses with articles, ads, and a calendar of business-related events. (420 Weaver Road Millersburg, PA 17061; (717) 692-2499).
Young Companion. A monthly magazine for young people. (Pathway Publishers, Route 4, Aylmer, Ontario N5H2R3 or 2580N 250W, LaGrange, IN 46761)
Blackboard Bulletin. A monthly magazine for Old Order teachers. (Pathway Publishers, Route 4, Aylmer, Ontario N5H2R3 or 2580N 250W, LaGrange, IN 46761)
Family Life. A monthly family and community magazine. (Pathway Publishers, Route 4, Aylmer, Ontario N5H2R3 or 2580N 250W, LaGrange, IN 46761)
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