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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…
Our family has been keeping chickens in the city since 2002 and we are always on the lookout for the welfare of our…
It’s been a hot and dry summer and that means keeping the homestead critters cool and comfortable.
One of the favorite ways our hens cool down is by enjoying watermelon….
Summer’s winding down, but the garden bounty is bumper. We’ve definitely noticed a huge difference in the garden since our neighbor…
A simple, traditional healing balm or ointment with healing and anti-inflammatory powers. A must for your homestead first aid or beauty kit.
From beauty to to first aid, calendulas are a must for any homestead. Not only are they easy to grow but also calendulas are…
Summer time and the living is yummy. Gardens are overflowing and stomachs are full with sun-ripened goodies.
Who doesn’t love a homemade salsa with sun-ripened…
Meet Parcha (means “passion flower or fruit”) a new addition to the homestead menagerie.
We got a call from a distraught family wanting to place…
Someone sent us this (above) image via email. Apparently, some artful person worked up a nifty graphic meme about our urban farm. Nice!…
Back in 2004 when we re-roofed the garage to put on 12 solar panels, one of the best things we did was to…