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Welcome to Guildbrook Farm

We live off the grid in the foothills of Appalachia and share with you all we know (and don’t know) about canning, cooking, critters, gardening, solar, building stuff, living debt free, and the journey to be self-sustainable. Click on a topic and get started!

Soil Amendments for Most Nutritious Vegetables

Soil Amendments for Most Nutritious Vegetables

Long term self sustainability starts with soil. Mineral deficiencies in soil can translate to mineral deficiencies in your plants, your livestock, and eventually your food. We show you how we are testing our soil, how we amend our soil, and how that plays a role in us becoming more self sustainable.

Crop Services International Soil Testing:
https://goo.gl/SCXARQ

Soil Tests:
Cation Exchange Test (CEC)
LaMotte Test (now the Saturate Paste Test)

BUGS and BLIGHT in the Garden!

BUGS and BLIGHT in the Garden!

Growing Shiitake Mushrooms with SandyCreek Farm

Growing Shiitake Mushrooms with SandyCreek Farm