There is a sturdiness in the people of Amity and its surrounding region. With incredible work ethic, determination, perseverance and honesty, you will find an open door to learning more about the people and their professions, no matter where you go. If you come to Amity and set out on day journeys, do not visit. Explore. Ask questions. Understand what kinds of barrels are used and why. Walk through the orchard and hold an unprocessed nut in your hand. Ask to see the ovens and learn how to bake 100 pies in one morning. Ask about their ancestors. Or how they got to be where they are today.
Amity is a place to dig in- because once the shovel moves, you unearth a wealth of personalities, stories, history and humble charm.
So, as you explore the region, the people you meet will not always tell you their stories. Be sure to ask. To get you started, Amity Flats wants to introduce you to a few notable residents – some born and raised here; some finding quality of life in our borders; others who served and made this community possible. Visit them and have them tell you themselves why the Willamette Valley and Yamhill County, are real, authentic and resolute in their approach to their craft, their lives and their community.