• Behind the Scenes

    Things have been certainly hopping here at the Urban Homestead.  Not only is the garden growing like crazy, thanks to blessed winter rains, but we’ve been hard at work taping 20 podcast episodes.  You’ll hear about homestead happenings, we’ll answer questions, share tips, tricks, stories and have a slew of special guests – music too!  […]

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  • How Does Our Garden Grow?

    A lot has happened over these past few months; however, one thing that remains the same is the garden in all its spring glory. Happy Spring Y’all!

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  • We’re Growing Forward!

    Coming June 13, 2017… The Urban Homestead Podcast/Radio show! Keep your eye out for details via this blog & social media platforms on how to attend live podcast recording sessions, and so much more! Grow the Future! Be part of the HomeGrown Revolution by becoming an Urban Homestead Patron today!

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  • Take A Gander

    Can you guess what we are up to? Stay tuned for all the exciting details!

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  • Memorial

    Dear Family, Friends, Neighbors and Volunteers, Our family wishes to express our sincere gratitude to each of you who attended, helped out, donated their talent, time, food and more! There were so many special moments and tributes (See memorialhandout ), too many to list. Even though this was an emotional event, we felt we were […]

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  • Celebrate Jules Dervaes Jr (1947-2016) Life & Legacy

      “ I measure short-term success by how much I have improved at what I am doing to make my world a better place. However, I see long-term success as being measured by what others have accomplished because of what I have done.” – Jules Dervaes Spaces are limited you must make a reservation via […]

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  • From Our Family To Yours

    Dear Friends, Family, Customers and Fans, Thank you all for the outpouring of support this past month since the death of our father, Jules Dervaes, Jr. The overwhelming number of comments, cards, calls, texts and emails, as well as donations and gifts of food, time, music, running errands, offering advice and just being there, have […]

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  • In Memory of Jules Dervaes (1947-2016)

    It’s with deepest sadness that we announce that Jules C. Dervaes, Jr., age 69, passed away as a result of a pulmonary embolism. Dad has stood up his whole life for everything he believed in: never surrendering, never compromising, never wavering in his beliefs, his principles. Dad thought everything–no matter how big or how small–was […]

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  • Aloe Vera Facial Mask

    Did you know there’s a plant that easy to grow and is beneficial for skin and hair – for practically pennies.  Plant one and, in a few years, you’ll have a whole patch, more than what to do with. For thousands of years, this common, easy to grow beauty treatment has been used by women […]

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  • Wind Egg

    Our family has been keeping chickens in the city since 2002 and we are always on the lookout for the welfare of our hens.  The first time I saw one of these “Wind” eggs , I worried that something might be off with our hens’ health.  These tiny eggs don’t have anything to do their […]

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