Untrusting of outside law enforcement, some Amish in Lancaster County, PA have for many years regularly turned to a small organized group of men for protection and justice. The 2006 School shootings in Lancaster County during which five young Amish girls were killed and five more seriously injured by a non-Amish milk truck driver brought to the nation's attention the vulnerabilities of the Amish community, and their need for continued protection.
The Amish Mafia provide protection for their people and deliver righteous justice against those who stand in their way.
Amish Mafia boss Lebanon Levi and his crew hunt down one of their own - a crew member on the run and wanted for arrest by local law enforcement. Mafia soldier John throws a hut party that goes bad when someone shows up with "green corn".
Jolin fights in an MMA match; Levi is targeted by a rival mafia boss.
John sets up an illegal buggy race in a desperate attempt to repay his debts; Esther reveals something that could shift the balance of power.
Levi's crew splinters just as his war with Ohio boss Merlin escalates. Each member of Levi's crew has to decide if they will leave or stand by Levi and fight.
Levi wants to show the world how the Amish live; Merlin is threatened when Sam Mullet is released.
Rogue Mennonites invade Lancaster; Levi is called to return home; Merlin creates an Ordnung.
The elders ask Levi and Merlin to join forces; Levi mobilizes the Amish to have their first vote; Merlin and Mary go after one of Doug's men.
An Amish secret is threatened; tensions rise between Alan and Doug.
Levi requests an Ordnung change; Doug and Alan track down a deacon collecting Amish Aid.
Levi and the Mennonites battle for the book of Menno; the Constable investigates Levi further; Merlin and Mary confront uncomfortable truths.
Susanna visits Levi unexpectedly; Doug orders Alan and Caleb to exact revenge.
Season 2 open with Lebanon Levi leaning on a new soldier. Also: Esther returns to Lancaster, only to face unforeseen problems; and enforcer Wayne focuses on an issue with raw milk.
Ohio Mafia Boss Merlin recruits Alan to go after Lebanon Levi. Freeman and John are causing trouble in town, which Esther worries will affect her community standing. Jolin rejoins Levi's crew after a promise is made.
Merlin and Alan goes after Levi's business; Jolin's authority is tested; Big Steve is found; Esther tries to make peace with Levi; Merlin and Wayne's friendship ends.
Jolin and Levi plot to get rid of Freeman; Merlin travels to an Amish healing center in South Dakota; Alan tries to get information about Levi from the Bishop.
Family alliances are put to the test as Esther has to choose between John and Levi. Alan has an audience with the Bishop in an attempt to dethrone Levi. When faced with the Church's retribution, Levi is forced to make a life-altering decision.
Levi tries to make amends with the Bishop by punishing one of his own; Alan goes to court to learn his fate; Merlin seals an alliance.
Levi reasserts his control over the Lancaster County Amish. Jolin and Alvin eliminate outside threats. Merlin plots his revenge on Wayne.
Esther must convince Levi to bring John back into the fold. Levi is confronted by Amish leaders from around the country about his vanity. Big Steve travels to Iowa to rescue an Amish girl. Merlin sends a very personal message to Wayne.
Levi is forced to make changes; Caleb makes a fresh start in Indiana; Esther makes preparations to regain the family name; Merlin adds an ally.
Levi and Esther prepare to marry; John gathers new information; Wayne gets revenge on Ruck; Merlin learns a new skill.
Levi flees and leaves Alvin in charge; Jolin re-establishes Amish Aid in Wisconsin; Merlin and the Bear negotiate; Ester confronts Levi about his lying.
Levi returns to Lancaster in a rage; Esther has a scary encounter.
Wayne ties up loose ends; Levi turns to Esther for help.