Joy is the Founder of FARM STEW which is a ministry designed to share a recipe for abundant life, inspired by Jesus in John 10:10, with the world. FARM STEW addresses the root causes of hunger, disease, and poverty, especially in Africa. Joy’s a public health nutritionist (master's from Johns Hopkins University), master gardener, wife (23 years), mom (two teenage girls), and "grandma" to two orange cats! Joy loves working for God and His people.

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Is Soy Good for You?
Is Soy Good for You?
Joy Kauffman · Sep 6 3 minute read

Soy just got real personal for me. For years, I’ve been telling people the fact that more than one cup of soy milk each day can reduce men’s chances of prostate cancer by 70 percent. Recently my dad, who’s taken most of my health advice but has never been a fan of soy, was diagnosed with...

Be Daniel Every Day!
Be Daniel Every Day!
Joy Kauffman · May 17 3 minute read

Now is the time to get started. Like Daniel, purpose in your heart that you won’t defile yourself with the king’s fare. Rather delight yourself in the King’s classroom, the garden! Let its food be both thy medicine and...

Ingredients to Longevity
Ingredients to Longevity
Joy Kauffman · Feb 4 3 minute read

One of the discoveries that aligns perfectly with Scripture is that love and connection are longevity boosters. Psychologist Susan Pinker, social science columnist for The Wall Street Journal and author of The Village Effect: How Face-to-Face Contact Can Make Us Healthier and Happier, found the top two predictors of a long life were close relationships and...