• Happy Fall Y’all

     Initially, after a week of triple digits temps, it finally feels like fall has arrived,  bringing not only cooler temps but rain.  The garden’s growing thru a major planting transition  – out come the last of the raggedy cucumbers, peppers,  and tomatoes and in go greens, onions, broccoli  and snow

  • Urban Homestead Radio Podcast: Interview with Chris Kerston

    In this episode, the Dervaes Family interview a long time friend, Chris Kerston, who works for the Savory Institute. With a longstanding passion for regenerative agricultural and better food distribution systems, Chris has dedicated his life to helping connect ranchers with consumers in ways that create synergistic value for both

  • Urban Homestead Radio Podcast: Edible Flowers

      In this episode, the Dervaes Family discuss how and why they started cultivating edible flowers and the different ways anyone can grow, eat, and sell them. You’d be surprised at how many flowers are edible and the different flavors that each one has. Start listening to find out more.

  • Urban Homestead Radio: Interview with Leigh Adams

     In this episode, the Dervaes Family interview horticulturalists and sustainability advocate Leigh Adams who works with the L.A. Arboretum and with a variety of schools and programs.   We’d love to hear your feedback. Please leave ratings/reviews and comment what you think and what you’d like us to share.  THANK

  • The Farm Project

      The Urban Homestead will be featured in an upcoming episode with Zooey Deschanel and The Farm Project. #knowitorgrowit Can you spot Justin in the promo clip?  

  • Urban Homestead Radio Podcast: Edible Landscaping

    The largest crop in the United States is grass, aka lawns. In this episode, the Dervaes point out the potential of so many home-based gardens and the impact it can have on the world while sharing their experience with various different types of crops…successes and failures. We’d love to hear

  • Urban Homestead Radio Podcast: Sergio Gutierrez Interview

    In this episode, the Dervaes Family interview their long-time farmer friend Sergio Gutierrez who works at Wayside Farm.   We’d love to hear your feedback. Please leave ratings/reviews and comment what you think and what you’d like us to share.  THANK YOU to our podcast patrons and fans worldwide (

  • Urban Homestead Radio Podcast: Homestead Happenings September 2017

    In this episode, the Dervaes Family answer questions from fans all around the world, share updates about crops and extreme weather, give shout-outs to all the different countries tuning in, and much more. Hear about all the trials and victories involved with keeping a working farm running in an urban

  • Urban Homestead Radio Podcast: Tom Fair Interview

    In this episode, the Dervaes Family interview singer and songwriter Tom Fair who’s been friends of the family for many years. Tom is the writer of The Urban Homestead Theme Song, has performed at past Sunday night Hootenannies. We’d love to hear your feedback. Please leave ratings/reviews and comment what

  • Urban Homestead Podcast: 16 Years Online

    In this episode, the Dervaes Family discuss when they first started blogging about their journey online sixteen years ago. Before Google and blogging was even a thing, the Dervaes Family were keeping track of the daily/weekly homestead happenings online. They still share their stories with you today via their blog