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)!

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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The Martinez

The Martinez

This little known cocktail has been making Gin lovers happy since well over a 100 years. Thought to be introduced about 20 years after the Civil War in the beautiful state of California, the Martinez is a niche beverage that combines some of the 
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The Negroni

The Negroni

The Negroni is said to have originated in Italy, sometime in the early 1900s and as all good things, invented out of necessity. A local Italian bartender decided he needed to "strengthen" his Americano cocktail (not the coffee drink).  He decided to
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Recipe - Classic Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Recipe - Classic Slow Cooker Pot Roast

That chuck roast or sirloin tip roast that is staring at you in your deep freezer from the beef share you just bought, this will help you.

Although my favorite method is the smoked chuck roast, sometimes we don't have the time to commit to managing a smoker or even the desire. This recipe is a classic you set before you leave for work and arrive home with a complete meal. 

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