• Homestead Happening Spring 2020

    In just a matter of days, our world changed. Even we, who have been somewhat “buffered” from the whims of change, took a hit.

  • Urban Homestead Radio: Life in the Time of Corona (Ep 87)

    In this episode, Anais, Justin and Jordanne share what it’s like at their homestead in Pasadena during the mandatory Safer at Home’ order. They share how the Corona Crisis changed their lives and how they are serving the community during these difficult times.

  • Urban Homestead Radio: Interview with Eric & Ali of AVE 33 FARM (Ep 86)

    In this episode, Anais chats with a fellow Los Angeles farm couple, Eric Tomassini and Ali Greer of Ave 33 Farms.  Eric & Ali share the story of how they are transforming a hillside into a productive farm.  In addition, they discuss the challenges of starting a farm and selling their

  • Urban Homestead Radio: Interview with Kelly Tatham (Ep 85)

    In this episode, Anais chats with writer and activist Kelly Tatham about post industrial concept of “love” and what’s it got to do with climate change.  Kelly discusses the modern concept of love and how it defines our consumer driven culture. Kelly Tatham is a filmmaker, photographer, writer, poet, and

  • Urban Homestead Radio: Fall Update with Justin Dervaes(Ep 84)

    In this episode, we get a state of the garden report from Justin. He talks about the 2019 growing season and how he manages healthy soil.

  • Urban Homestead Radio: Interview with Occidental College Intern, Ivy (Ep 83)

    In this episode, we chat with Occidental College student Ivy who is part of the colleges’ new internship program that places students to help volunteer at local non profits.

  • Urban Homestead Radio: Interview with Volunteer Brady Walker (Ep 82)

    In this episode, we chat with one of the volunteers and farm box customer, Brady Walker. He shares what it’s like to help out around the Urban Homestead enjoying the fruits of his labor by also supporting our farm box program.

  • Urban Homestead Radio: Interview with AltaPasa Green Circle (Ep 81)

    AltaPasa Green Circle grew out of one woman’s passion for inspiring others to start a zero-waste journey. As a Transition Pasadena core member, Michiko Lynch recognized that change starts at the community level. She started a zero-waste educational outreach table at the Altadena Farmers Market in 2016. Since then, this

  • Urban Homestead Radio: Interview with Leigh Adams (Ep 80)

    The lovely Leigh Adams joins us again for another amazing conversation about regenerating our groundwater through hugelkultur and bioswales.   Visit her latest natural creation, The Crescent Farm at the LA Arboretum  https://www.facebook.com/CommunityCrescentFarm Thank you for listening! We’d love to hear your feedback. Please leave reviews or comments on what

  • Invest in the Future

    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, Founder (1947-2016) There has likely never