Employee Spotlight: Meet Chris

Chris

This month we caught up with Lehman’s store manager, Chris, to ask him a few questions about himself.

Chris, tell us what you do here for Lehman’s.
I’ve worked here almost a year. It’ll be a year at the end of June. I do a lot of different things from operational to merchandising along with working with our Mount Hope store and with Marketing. Continue reading

Meet Homesteader Jill Winger (Coming to Lehman’s July 13th!)

Jill WingerWhat’s wrong with Jill Winger? Did she take Laura Ingalls Wilder a bit too seriously? It’s a question worth examining when considering the lifestyle of this modern pioneer. Continue reading

Ready, Set, Grill! (Get Grilling Advice From Our Experts)

grilling kabobsEditor’s Note: Get out the barbecue sauce! In celebration of National Barbecue Month, we’ve talked to Dan, our grill expert and department manager at Lehman’s. He has shared with us some grilling advice and yummy mealtime inspiration. Dig in!

Grilling – it’s not just for hot dogs and burgers any more. 

Who doesn’t love an old-fashioned barbecue? Outdoor cooking is as American as apple pie. Whether you live in the country or are grilling on your apartment patio, cooking outside connects us all with the great American outdoors. And the taste of grilled food is out of this world. At Lehman’s, we carry a gigantic assortment of grills, barbecues, smokers, pellets, recipes and accessories that will let you enjoy years of thrilling grilling. Continue reading

Meet Survivalist Britt Ahart (Coming to Lehman’s June 1st!)

We’re so excited to announce that survivalist Britt Ahart (from the History Channel’s show “Alone”) will be at Lehman’s on June 1. Come hear him speak about his experiences and more.

“I probably am a little crazy,” admits Britt Ahart with a laugh.

Born and raised in Virginia just outside of Washington, D.C., some people might agree with Ahart’s description of his sanity. That’s because Ahart has unexpected side to him: a passion for primitive living and outdoor skills. Continue reading

Jay Lehman: Leading A Life Well-Lived

Jay Lehman

Editor’s Note: Earlier this week, founder Jay Lehman celebrated his 90th birthday! Continuing the celebration, his daughter, Glenda Lehman Ervin, is sharing with us more about Jay and his journey over the years.

A depression-era baby, born in a rural village and raised with little formal education in a one-room school house, Jay Lehman is leading a life well-lived. He is an oxymoron and a legend. Continue reading

Goodbye, Moles: The Story Behind Our Mole Chasing Windmill

mole chasing windmill closeup

Our Mole Chasing Windmill is a simple solution to a pesky problem. Read on to learn how it works.

If you’re looking for a chemical-free, humane way to get rid of moles from your yard, the answer is in the wind. Yep, that’s right – the wind. Continue reading

Employee Spotlight: Meet Chuck

Meet Chuck

Meet Chuck. He’ll tell you how to make the best apple cider and how to keep your Aladdin lamp burning brightly.

This month Lehman’s Country Life checked in with Chuck, Lehman’s Assembler. From Aladdin lamps to Lehman’s Reading 78 Apple Peeler, Chuck is quite knowledgeable of several of our products. Today we’re asking him a few quick questions, including how to make the best apple cider. Continue reading

Behind The Scenes With Our Newest Glassware

Making a cake stand

A lot of care goes into the making of our newest glassware. Here’s a behind the scenes look at the family business who makes them. (Photo courtesy of Mosser Glass)

There is something so beautiful about handmade items. Maybe part of their beauty comes from living in a fast-paced, machine-driven world where quantity and speed seem to dominate. Anymore, the art of making something with your two hands almost seems uncommon, lost. But generations ago, making goods by hand was the norm, the tried-and-true way of crafting something of quality.

That is what makes our newest products so special. Continue reading

Employee Spotlight: Meet Amy

Amy at Lehman's

Meet Amy. She can help you find the right canning and preserving equipment you need. 

This month Lehman’s Country Life caught up with Amy, the Category Manager of our store’s kitchen department. Amy is a familiar face around our store and can often be seen demonstrating how to use our many kitchen products (including the food dehydrator seen above). Today she’s sharing with us a little about herself. Continue reading

Behind the Scenes: New Products at Lehman’s

just arrivedToday we’re taking a quick, behind-the-scenes look at what’s new this month, starting with my desk. Yes, my desk is one of the many places where new products at Lehman’s pass through. And my desk has seen some interesting stuff over the years! Continue reading