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Farmland Fun and Verdant View Farm in the News

Verdant View Farm has been hosting guests since 1967. Over the years, the farm has been featured in many TV, news and magazine publications. Here is a sampling of the coverage.

TV coverage

  • Manny the Uncanny - Disney Channel (no video link available)
  • The Daily Show with Jon Stewart (Comedy Central): Don plays a stern Pennsylvania Dutch farmer in this clip. (for a mature audience only)
  • Home Show CBS This Morning, "Down on the Farm" April 22, 1996
  • Good Morning America

Magazines, Newspapers and Blogs

  • Western New York Family Magazine, March 2013. "Pay a Visit to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania," by Deborah Williams.
  • Lancaster Online, November 12, 2012. "Sandy Victims Seek Power, Distraction in Lancaster County," by Cindy Hummel.
  • Chesapeake Bay Journal, June 2012. "Make Yourself at Home at a Lancaster PA Farm" by Rona Kobell.
  • National Geographic, April 24, 2012. "Amish Country, Here We Come!" by Rainer Jenss.
  • Safety Mom Blog, July 18, 2010. "The Lessons We Learned from The Amish Village and Verdant View Farm by Alison Rhodes, The Safety Mom."
  • Intelligencer Journal, January 20, 2010. "Crafting Cheese: Writer's Second Attempt, Under Guidance, Reaps Savory Reward" by Daina Savage.
  • Family Circle, September 2008, pg. 106.
  • Wanderful blog by Mark and Katie, September 7, 2008. "Do you know what sound corn makes?"
  • The Quaker Ranter blog by Martin Kelley, October 17, 2007. "Railroad and Farm Weekend in Lancaster."
  • The New York Times, Friday May 25, 2007. "Summer Weekends: Get Out and Go" pg. D10.
  • County Line Magazine, Spring 2005. "Nearby Getaways: Try a Lancaster County Farm Vacations" by Danna Cornick.
  • Asbury Park Press, Sunday, October 16, 2005. "Bridging the gastronomic divide in Lancaster County" by Ann Witmer. (same article appeared in East Brunswick Home News Tribune, Morristown Daily Record and Bridgewater Courier News).
  • AAA Car & Travel, December 2003. "Verdant View is especially appealing for families.." by Stephanie M Petrellese
  • New Jersey Herald, May 9, 2003. "Verdant View Farm lives up to its name.. Amish community is half a day's drive and a world away from home." by Sherry Karasik. "Lest you think this B&B is typical of the sort you would find in youir travels, think again. This is a working farm, and everything this implies - cattle in the front yard, barnyard cats, dogs, goats, a resident swan, a family of geese..."
  • The Philadelphia Inquirer, Sunday, September 3, 2000 "A journey to simplicity" pg. L4, by Cindy Ross
  • National Geographic Traveler, September 2000 "Green Acres" by Stacy Tillilie. "Vacationing on a working farm is not an oxymoron. Especially when you're in Paradise."
  • Bondebladet, September 23, 1999 (Norway).
  • Travel Destinations, "Down on the Farm" by Gerry Watkins. November 1997. "Visitors to the dairy farm not only discover where milk comes from, they can learn to get milk from the cow, help with other farm chores, fish in the nearby pond or just sit in the back yard and enjoy the serenity of starlit skies, fresh air and the song of a bird."
  • Backroads, November 1997. "Verdant View Farm." Delaware Today, February 1996. "Escape Plans" by Salley Rinard.
  • Child Magazine, May 1995. "Of Cows and Cowboys" by Allison Kyle Leopold.
  • Los Angeles Daily News & AP wire, Bangor Daily News, The Herald, June 12, 1994. "City folk learn plain ways on Pennsylvania Farm" by Jayne Clark.
  • Martha Stewart Living, June / July 1993. "Country Comfort" by Bill Marsano.
  • The Times Saturday Review, February 20, 1993. "The World According to Jakob" by David Nathan.
  • Vogue Knitting, Fall 1992. "Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.."
  • Country Magazine, Parent Magazine, November 1990. "Down on the Farm" by Brooke Jennings Kane.
  • Sunday Telegram, September 30, 1990. "B&Bs in Amish Country," by Fran Pennock Shaw. (same article in The Trenton Times, May 11, 1989. "How to Enjoy Lancaster County and Avoid the Tourists,")
  • The New York Times, September 27, 1981. "Homespun Pleasures of Lancaster County," by Michael Lephy.
  • The Journal, September 27, 1990. "Fall farm stays in PA," by Peter Vandevanter.

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