FS — From left, siblings Alex, 4, Adrian, 4, Chloe, 7, and mother Freda Jarmon work in the garden outside their home on Thursday, July 7 in Coleman, Mich. The Jarmons grow corn, various berries, watermelon, squash and more. Mennonites are peaceful Anabaptists who often purge their lives of unnecessary technology and live simply. “Our lifestyle is cultural. Our lifestyle came from our beliefs of living simply,” Freda said.