Field Notes
Join us as we capture notes from our "field!" We include the fun, maybe some knowledge, and share a few farm-friendly recipes you may like (no farm required)!
Blacksmith Bitters Project
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Lake Joy Farmstead


We invite you to join us at our little farmstead. We are grateful to share our little patch of heaven with you. We are growing fruit, vegetables, raising chickens (layers and roasters), pigs and cattle.
We offer a variety of classes and offer eggs, and pork and beef shares.

We have a few other items we have handmade for sale as well. Take a look at our little store!

Rather Shop on Etsy? Click the link and go!

Many of our small-batch, handmade goods are also on Etsy. If you want, you can buy them there too!

Recipe - Fajitas (3Ways)

Recipe - Fajitas (3Ways)

Here are three super easy, super quick, relatively painless, and somewhat unique ways to make fajitas with your skirt, hanger, flank, or sirloin steaks!

For all - 2 lbs skirt, flank or sirloin

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Cuts of Pork

Cuts of Pork

At Lake Joy Farmstead we take great care of our pigs.  Our “pastured pork” is free to graze all day, every day and we supplement their grazing with 100% organic, non-GMO, Washington based pig feed.

When you select your portion, from 1/8 to whole, we work closely with the butcher to cut your animal to meet your family’s needs. We estimate the

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Recipe - Hamburger Steak

Recipe - Hamburger Steak

People ask us all the time "what else can I make with all of this delicious ground beef?"  I mean, we LOVE cheeseburgers and spaghetti sauce but how about mixing it up?  

We do just that and it has become a regular on rotation at the Smith house.

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