Hello! I’m Jill Taylor, the seasoned homesteader and guiding force behind Happy Farmyard. With over two decades of hands-on experience in animal care, coupled with a BSc in Environmental Studies, I am deeply committed to sharing authoritative and practical insights to fellow homesteading enthusiasts.
Raised on a farm, my childhood was immersed in the rhythm of nature and the nuances of animal care. This profound connection compelled me to further my education with a BSc in Environmental Studies. The degree not only enriched my understanding of ecosystems but also deepened my expertise in holistic animal and plant care within sustainable environments.
After college, I transitioned from our family farm to establish my own homestead, where I’ve mastered the care of diverse livestock ranging from chickens, goats, and sheep to pigs and ducks. My journey also involves nurturing organic gardens, preserving food, and mastering age-old homesteading skills.
Happy Farmyard was founded as an embodiment of my passion and dedication. This platform offers in-depth advice, evidence-backed tips, and time-tested practices on all facets of homesteading — from optimal animal nutrition and health to organic gardening and beyond.
Your journey to mastering homesteading is backed by my 20+ years of experience. I’m always here to assist, answer queries, and guide you in building a thriving homestead. So, if you’re ready to embark on this transformative journey, I’m eager to support every step you take.
Here’s to empowered and informed homesteading!
Meet The Team
Sammy Dolan – Senior Content Writer
Sammy Dolan is the senior content writer at Happy Farmyard, with over 6 years of experience writing about homesteading, animal care, and much more. He has a passion for helping others become confident in self-sufficiency and loves to share the stories of successful homesteaders.
Growing up, Sammy was always fascinated by the idea of living off the land, so when he finished university with a degree in creative writing and journalism, he jumped at the chance to join Happy Farmyard.
At Happy Farmyard, Sammy is responsible for creating engaging content that educates homesteaders on all aspects of self-sufficiency. He loves learning about new topics, and he loves that his work gives others the opportunity to learn and grow in their homesteading journey.
The History Of Happy Farmyard
Happy Farmyard was created in 2021 with a mission to provide helpful information on homesteading and animal husbandry. It started as a small blog, but with the help of a dedicated community, it has grown and expanded to include much more than just basic advice.
Today, Happy Farmyard is a comprehensive resource for homesteaders. We provide detailed information on animal care, beekeeping, gardening, and much more. Our goal is to help you become a more confident and successful homesteader. We strive to give you the tools and information you need to make your homesteading dreams a reality.
Happy Farmyard Mission Statement
At Happy Farmyard, our mission is to provide homesteaders with the best information and support. We strive to make homesteading accessible to everyone and empower people to take control of their own lives.
- Everyone should have access to the resources needed to be successful homesteaders.
- Knowledge is the key to success, and sharing our experience is invaluable.
- In the power of community to create a better future for us all.
- Everyone should have the opportunity to enjoy the joys and rewards of homesteading.
We are here to provide you with the tools and support necessary to make your homesteading dreams a reality.
Welcome to Happy Farmyard! We are excited to be part of your journey.
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