8 Sisters Bakery opens retail site in Marion
February 4, 2015
Marion, Ohio – Since she was 9 years old, Emma Lister had helped her mother, Sarah Schwartz, bake cookies, pies and breads in the kitchen of their home near Lancaster.
Her father, Levi Schwartz, then would take their wares to roadside stands, farmers markets and flea markets, where they would be sold.
"A lot of it is Amish heritage," said Lister, who "grew up Amish" before leaving the community with her father and four of her sisters over differences about speaking to non-Amish people about the Bible.
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