Inn Focus by Kristen Hertzog

  Inn Focus by Kristen Hertzog — Owner of Hertzog Homestead Bed and Breakfast I own a Bed and Breakfast in Lancaster County, and I have to admit it’s a little cliché. The 200-year-old farmhouse, the farm-fresh breakfast, the buggies that go clip...

Beauty Over The Homestead….

This past weekend we had storms roll through Lancaster County, and with it, as has been usual this Spring, more rain.  It goes without saying I guess that we would love to have it more dry than it has been.  The Amish and Mennonite farmers around us are...

The Roses are a Bloom

It took a while for Spring to arrive, but now, just as we encroach on Summer, Spring is hear in full force.  And the roses are now in full bloom.  I thought I would just share thus picture of our arbor covered with a heritage rose.  The rose was origin...

Our Solar Project Has Broken Ground

It seems like ages ago since I first chatted about us moving a bulk of our energy use to Solar.  Well, after months dealing with building and zoning permits (which I thankfully had little to do with), we have finally broken ground.  The poles to support...

A New Era for the Hertzog Homestead

A new era for the Hertzog Homestead Bed-and-Breakfast will be arriving in the upcoming weeks. In 2009, we originally had a dream to convert our beautiful 18th-century barn into an extension of the bed-and-breakfast we operated on our property. When the st...

And then it was gone….

It is not hard to imagine the countless hours, days, and weeks it took to build the pole shed that stood on the property between our barn and our house. Jacob Metzer the second, my ancestor who probably built this building, used this shed as a machine she...