katy spratte joyce

Katy Spratte Joyce

location-pin Omaha, Nebraska

School: Creighton University

Expertise: Gardening, Outdoor Lifestyle, Backyard Wildlife, Houseplants

Katy Spratte Joyce

  • Winner, Junior League of Omaha “Woman to Watch Award”, 2022
  • More than 5 years spent as a lifestyle journalist
  • Published in Travel+Leisure, The New York Times, Condé Nast Traveler, Eating Well, The Spruce Eats, Veranda, BRIDES, Martha Stewart Living, Reader’s Digest, Taste of Home, and more


Katy Spratte Joyce is a Midwest-based lifestyle and travel journalist. She grows edible flowers and herbs, and specializes in home and garden, travel, design, and food and wine coverage. Katy has created content for a variety of publications including Birds & Blooms, Midwest Living, Reader's Digest, Taste of Home and more.


Creighton University

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