Worried about the economy and the food in your larder? Grab my e-book

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Are you worried about the economy?  Most of the folks I talk to are wondering what the damaging weather in the midwest will mean to their food dollars this year.  They’re thinking that things could get worse, a lot worse.  And frankly, they’re discouraged and they feel vulnerable to the powers that are beyond their […]

How to make bone broth the easy way

How to make bone broth -- Joybilee Farm

Bone broth restaurants are popping up in cities across North America. And for good reason. Bone broth is full of protein, minerals, and vitamins essential to good health. Bone broth heals gut issues as well as remineralizing bones and teeth. Bone broth improves the strength of your nails, too. Properly made, bone broth is rich […]

When you feel compelled to bring home those baby chicks, bring home this, too.

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Chickens from Scratch, raising your own chickens from hatch to egg laying and beyond by Janet Garman (Author House: Bloomington, ID) 2015. 5 stars Are Chickens in your future?  should be sitting at the till of every feed store in North America this month. It’s a companion book for those new baby chicks that are […]

How to grow lavender in zone 3

How to grow lavender in zone 3 -- Joybilee Farm

3 Hardy Lavender you can grow with protection in zone 3 Lavender is the herb I most want to grow. I love the smell. I love walking past a plant in the garden and brushing the leaves. I love that it’s practically carefree . That is it’s carefree unless you live in zone 3. Learning […]