At a Glance
By the Numbers
History of the Project
Explore the Urban Homestead
About the Institute
How You Can Make a Difference
Book a Group Workshop
Education for Kids
Information & Address
Tours & Visiting
Press & Media Information
Did you know there’s a plant that easy to grow and is beneficial for skin and hair – for practically pennies. Plant one…
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…
Come summer, doors and windows are thrown wide open, fermented goodies sit on the kitchen counter, and baskets or bowls of homegrown fruit or…
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…
In Southern California, we experience a gloomy weather pattern that results in cloudy, overcast skies with cool temperatures during the late spring and early…
No homestead is complete without an herb garden. It’s like your very own homegrown pharmacy. Pick mints for tea if you have an upset…
We are blessed to have an abundance of blackberries this year. I confess, I am hoarding them (sorry, farmbox subscribers!) to make preserves.
Even homesteaders have to admit, there are some days they are too durn busy to cook. We start the day with good intentions but…