Urban Homestead Radio: Summertime on the Urban Homestead

In this episode, the Dervaes Family share the state of crop rotations on the farm, the challenges of the summer heat, how to handle summer pests, and much more.   We’d love to hear your feedback. Please leave ratings/reviews and comment what you think and what you’d like us to

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Urban Homestead Radio: Dinner with the Dervaes Family

In this episode, the Dervaes Family open their home to friends and neighbors for a beautiful meal and friendly gathering. Listen in as the amazing food grown right at the Urban Homestead is enjoyed and hear all the interesting, funny, and exciting stories everyone shares.   We’d love to hear

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GoSun Oven Review

The cool people over at GoSun Stove gave us one of their Solar Ovens to test out and provide feedback. Check out our video to see what we thought and how to get 10% off your very own GoSun Solar Oven. (Giveaway coming soon!)

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Urban Homestead Radio: Interview with Gabriel Ruiz of Apple Tree Lane Farm

Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family fellow local farmer, Gabriel Ruiz, from Apple Tree Lane Farms in Cherry Valley, CA. Hear about how he got started and overcame all the challenges of starting a thriving farm from scratch, and how he works with

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Urban Homestead Radio: Questions, Tips, and More!

Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family starts answering questions from fellow gardeners from around the world, sharing how their garden is blossoming this year, giving tips on raising animals, lots of tips for homesteading, talking about the children they teach, explaining the importance

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Urban Homestead Radio: Homestead Updates and Growing Up Vegetarian

In this episode, the Dervaes Family shares the challenges of growing up vegetarian before it was cool, summer crop rotations, food allergies, and much more!   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

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Urban Homestead Radio: Interview Adaline Bettcher of Real Food Daily

Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family interview Adaline Bettcher of Real Food Daily. Ms. Bettcher recently purchased the iconic vegan restaurant chain and has begun adding her own flair to the legacy of gourmet cuisine for health conscious individuals. Learn more about the

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Light Another Candle

“Progress starts with envisioning a new (yet old)   lifestyle with the home as central to all aspects of life—work and leisure, food and energy. So, real    progress means bringing the economy, beginning with the food economy, home again.” —Jules Dervaes Jr. (1947-2016) Sharing our city homesteading adventures started one hot

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Urban Homestead Radio: Mark McAfee Interview

Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family interview Mark McAfee of Organic Pastures. Mark and his wife, Blaine, are one of the largest and most successful raw milk dairies in the nation with raw, whole milk products being delivered throughout California and across the

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Urban Homestead Radio: Ollas- Clay Pot Irrigation

  In this episode, the Dervaes Family share the magic of “Ollas,” an ancient drip irrigation technique handed down through the millennia! They explain where they came from, how to use them, their own experience with them, and much more! Buy them online – while supplies last!   We’d love

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