Amy Jeanroy - The Farming Wife
Amy Jeanroy has joined
Happy Herb & The Spice Gals as our
Marketing Communications Strategist.
"Happy Herb & The Spice Gals brings the fun of the family garden right to your backyard fence. Your littlest gardeners will love watching their plants grow from seed to plate." Amy Jeanroy, The Farming Wife
Amy Jeanroy, "The Farming Wife" has been writing about homesteading and rural living for 20 years. She currently lives on a 200 acre homestead overlooking the Bay of Fundy in Downeast Maine, where she grows gardens and raises livestock with her family.
Amy is a Master gardener and has owned a greenhouse business since 2010, growing plants, produce and seeds for the farmer’s market. She grows herbs and makes herbal products for the farmer’s market and has taught many classes on herbs for the farm, greenhouse growing, fermenting foods, canning and preserving, pruning and livestock management.
Amy has been a guest on the Martha Stewart Living radio show, the Take Care Wellness program on NPR, PBS’s Earth Eats, The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener Podcast and Magazine and has been a speaker at the Nebraska Dairy Goat Association as well as at the Healthy Farm Conference, hosted by the Nebraska Sustainable Agriculture Society.
Her work can be seen on About.com Herbgardens site, and Foodistas.com's recipe site. She has written hundreds of articles on homesteading and rural living. And Amy has written numerous books on food preservation: Canning and Preserving 2nd Edition, Wiley Publishing, Canning and Preserving All in One, Wiley Publishing. Fermented Foods, Wiley Publishing and her latest book: Modern Pressure Canning-Recipes for the 21st Century, Fall 2017
Here are some great tips from Amy about 5 herbs that are best purchased as plants: Herb planting tips from Amy.