Blacksmith Trading Company
Small-batch, Handmade Goods from our Family to Yours
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 through our Blacksmith Trading Company store!

Recipe - Pizza Dough

Recipe - Pizza Dough

It starts with the dough.

When trying to do more with less, having a consistent and delicious pizza crust on hand is always a win.

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The Barn Quilt

The Barn Quilt

One of the recent projects we put together was working through a barn quilt maker in the Midwest to turn our little farm logo into a barn quilt. When I pitched it to my wife, she was a smidge skeptical as it isn't all that popular in our area...or so we thought.
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Recipe - No Knead "Sourdough" Bread

Recipe - No Knead "Sourdough" Bread

Bread. It deserves so much more than I can give it here in this paltry blog post. There are religious, cultural, and now dietary rants centered around this mythical mix of flour, water, and yeast, (and maybe another ingredient or two...salt? honey?).
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