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DutchCrafters Purchases Farm in Indiana

DutchCrafters Amish Furniture, the largest online retailer of Amish furniture at www.dutchcrafters.com and daughter company of JMX Brands, has purchased Pletcher Farm in Howe, Ind. Sitting along State Road 9, the 30-acre parcel was once well known throughout the community for its horses, which trained on a track that still exists today. In addition to the horse track, the property includes a stable, three-bedroom house, picket fences, fields of hay,…

JMX Brands Promotes Seth Carter to Eco Friendly Digs Manager

Niche Internet retailer JMX Brands has promoted Seth Carter to Eco Friendly Digs manager.  The Indiana University East alum will be responsible for overseeing and developing the Sarasota-based company’s newest ecommerce store at ecofriendlydigs.com. In alignment with JMX Brands’ commitment to sustainability, Eco Friendly Digs carries home furnishings and décor that are environmentally friendly. Under Carter’s leadership, the company plans to become the leading online retailer of sustainable home products…

DutchCrafters Awards Three Students with 2021 Heritage Scholarship

Annie Murry of San Lorenzo, Paraguay, Emily Ellis of Durham, N.C., and Andrea Garcia-Estrada of Goshen, Ind. have been selected as the recipients of the DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship for the 2021-2022 academic year. The Sarasota-based ecommerce retailer of the largest selection of Amish furniture online received nearly 100 applications for its annual Heritage Scholarship. The three-part application includes an essay asking applicants to explain how they will draw…

DutchCrafters Begins Store Redesign with Ponton Interiors

DutchCrafters, the largest online retailer of Amish furniture and home décor and daughter company of JMX Brands, is partnering with Ponton Interiors to redesign its showroom experience. Selling online since 2003 at www.dutchcrafters.com, DutchCrafters opened its first brick-and-mortar store in Sarasota, Fla. in 2016. With the success of the Sarasota location, DutchCrafters is planning expansions of its showrooms and saw an opportunity in the brick-and-mortar setting to enhance the representation…

One Year Out: How DutchCrafters Grew Amidst Global Pandemic

In a recent virtual webinar with Mennonite Economic Development Associates, JMX Brands Co-Founder and CEO Jim Miller spoke on how the company’s brand DutchCrafters navigated the global pandemic.  One year after the pandemic broke out, the largest online retailer of Amish Furniture at www.dutchcrafters.com not only remains open but is experiencing significant growth despite 90 percent of staff members working from home. Though many businesses have suffered throughout the pandemic,…

The gold and brown logo of the Amish Furniture Podcast with image of Amish woodworker in the background.

DutchCrafters Launches The Amish Furniture Podcast

The words “Amish” and “technology” are not commonly heard together. Since 2003, DutchCrafters has been a pioneer in bridging the gap between those words as one of the first online retailers of Amish furniture. Last month, the Sarasota-based small business and JMX Brands store also became one of the first Amish furniture retailers to launch a podcast about Amish furniture. Produced by the company’s Multimedia Producer and Graphic Designer Jake…

A member of the DutchCrafters Delivery Team unloading chairs and the DutchCrafters parked outside of the company's Indiana warehouse and outlet store

DutchCrafters Tests In-House Delivery Team for its Amish-made Furniture

DutchCrafters, a subsidiary of JMX Brands and the largest online store of Amish furniture at dutchcrafters.com, has started testing handling some of its own deliveries with an in-house shipping team based out of the company’s LaGrange, Ind. warehouse. The small business has been using trusted contract shippers and carriers like UPS and FedEx to ship its Amish-made furniture and home décor nationwide. In July, the in-house team started delivering to…

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DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Selects Recipients of 2020 Heritage Scholarship

Addy Battel of Cass City, Mich. and Faith Laughlin of Stewart, Ohio have been selected as the recipients of the DutchCrafters Amish Furniture Heritage Scholarship for the 2020-2021 academic year. This year, the Sarasota-based ecommerce retailer of Amish furniture received close to 500 applications for its Heritage Scholarship. The three-part application features an essay component that asks applicants to answer the question of how they will draw upon their cultural…

Amish-Made Personal Use Face Masks

JMX Brands Daughter Company DutchCrafters and Partner Woodshops Take Action to Support Causes during Pandemic

When DutchCrafters’ Vice President Linse Miller found out the woodshop that builds the Amish Garden Furniture Collection was making personal-use hand-sewn facemasks available for purchase, she saw an opportunity to make a difference. The Amish furniture ecommerce retailer is selling the facemasks and giving the profits to All Faiths Food Bank to provide food to those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. “The masks will help to protect people who are…

DutchCrafters Accepting Applications for 2020 Heritage Scholarship

DutchCrafters, the largest online retailer of Amish furniture and home décor at www.dutchcrafters.com and daughter company of JMX Brands, is proud to announce it is accepting applications for its 2020 Heritage Scholarship. Founded in 2012, the scholarship was established as a way to give back to the communities that have supported the company, invest in the education of exceptional youth, and celebrate heritage. Students currently enrolled in or accepted to…