Lisa Steele is a 5th generation chicken keeper and the founder of the popular website Fresh Eggs Daily on which she shares tips and advice to help her readers raise their backyard chickens and ducks naturally. Her first book, Fresh Eggs Daily: Raising Happy, Healthy Chickens Naturally (St. Lynn’s Press, 2013) is a top selling bird care book and the first to focus exclusively on herbal and other holistic methods for raising chickens. Her second book Duck Eggs Daily: Raising Happy, Healthy Ducks Naturally (St. Lynn’s Press, 2015) followed the same philosophy for rearing ducks. Her third book Gardening with Chickens (Voyageur Press, 2016) focuses on integrating chickens and their wide-ranging benefits into a bountiful vegetable garden.
A sought-after public speaker at various fairs and festivals around the country, Lisa Steele’s writing can also be found in various publications including Backyard Poultry, Hobby Farm, Molly Green and Chickens magazines, and online at HGTVGardens.com, BHG.com, Bonnieplants.com and GardeningKnowHow.com. She has appeared on P. Allen Smith’s Garden Style television show on PBS, Destination America’s reality television series Coop Dreams, and various local television and radio programs.
Lisa is an herbalist and working on her Master Gardener certification through the University of Maine Extension Service.