• Vote for Us! Help Us Grow!

    Hi everyone, we’ve entered the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest! Please vote ! (You can vote every 24 hours!) Our farm box program and community outreach is growing.  With the help of this grant, we would be able to upgrade our current business operation to be more energy efficient like

  • Coming to CMT! The Downtown Farmer

    Get ready for something un-fork-gettable! CMT’s new series The Downtown Farmer premieres this February, featuring Urban Homestead’s farm in Pasadena. CMT THE DOWNTOWN FARMER is a weekly show that takes you behind the scenes of the farm to table movement. Meet the chef and the farmers who create organic, healthy

  • From Our Family To Yours

    Wishing you all a very Happy Holiday and many blessings in the New Year. Thank you all for the wonderful love and support you have given our family. Anais, Justin & Jordanne

  • Giving Thanks

    It’s a season for giving thanks and our family would like to thank a few folks who have stepped in to help with podcast, farm boxes, homestead chores and future plans:   Tom & Martha,  Renee,  Megan, Owners and Staff of REST Farmhouse in Montrose,  Christina, Aaron, Barry, and Lynda. 

  • 100K Downloads – Wow!

    We are pretty excited that the podcast has reached a milestone of over 100,000 downloads in less than 5 months.    Since launching in mid June for Father’s Day, we’ve recorded and uploaded over 40 episodes, including audios of workshops we have hosted this year.   For years, we had been talking

  • 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?