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
Read about our Handmade, Small-Batch Bitters

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!

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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!

Big Table Fundraiser

Big Table Fundraiser

We were super excited to be a part of Big Table's fundraiser "serving those who serve us" restaurant and hospitality non profit!  Take a look!

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Pickling - The Basics

Pickling - The Basics

Pickling can be daunting. Our goal is take the fear out of it, so YOU TOO can pickle!

Following is a comprehensive pickling recipe that is good for cucumbers, carrots, asparagus, beans, peppers and so much more. It is written assuming you will have your family or friends

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We Bought a Farm

We Bought a Farm

Dreams do come true.

I mean I believe(d) it but if I am being honest, doubted a few times over the years on dreams in general and this one in particular, buying a "farm" or a "home in the country," or homestead, or ranch, whichever you prefer.

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