Arabbers and Mennonites: 20180727_MDPS311

James Chase, left, the leader of a Baltimore arabber stable, visits with a member of an Old Order Mennonite family at the family's farm in New Holland, Pa. While arabbers’ business ties with the old order craftsmen has stretched back decades, Chase, a charismatic man with an easy smile, has developed warm friendships with conservative Mennonites, young and old.

James Chase, left, the leader of a Baltimore arabber stable, visits with a member of an Old Order Mennonite family at the family's farm in New Holland, Pa. While arabbers’ business ties with the old order craftsmen has stretched back decades, Chase, a charismatic man with an easy smile, has developed warm friendships with conservative Mennonites, young and old.