• STAFF OF LIFE: Bread

    “Bring yourself, Take your time, The food will bring minds together, As foreign as they might be, Friends will be found in a shared experience, Without history or gestures known, If you have a bit of hunger, bring that as well, We will not wear our masks here, Come with

  • MEYER LEMON MARMALADE

    Tis the season for making marmalade with all the lovely citrus growing here in Southern California.   Boy, aren’t we (blessed) lucky to live where winter provides us with wonderful oranges, lemons, grapefruit, tangerines & lime.   Sorry, if I am making y’all jealous right now.  I have to admit, it took

  • HOMESTEAD HAPPENINGS

    Hope y’all are well?     Though the blog has been a bit of hiatus, we’ve been not been idle!  We’ve busy behind the scenes with all sorts of exciting new projects and happenings – we busy growing (such a blessing!).   It’s certainly good to be back and sharing a

  • GREENS FOR BREAKFAST

    Chickens and ducks enjoy greens for breakfast. Nom Nom.

  • FARM BOX PROGRAM

    Food for the People by the People CSA boxes (abbreviation stands for “community supported agriculture“) are subscription-based way for consumers to buy local, seasonal food directly from local farmers. How Our Program Works Partnering with local organic farms and food artisans we provide an easy and affordable way to eat

  • The Urban Homestead (Shalom Pod)

    I was very honored and excited to have Anais Dervaes of the Urban Homestead join me on Shalom Pod this past week.   It was so comfortable to have her share about homesteading and enjoying fellowship in a very relaxing interview. Hope you will enjoy listening to this sweet time, Anais

  • Urban Homestead (Al Jazeera)

  • SMALL STEPS, BIG IMPACT

    Want to start living more sustainably but you are stuck in the city? Takepart.com talks with Anais

  • SPRING INTO SELF-SUFFICIENCY

    Coming up in April, what we are lining up so far.

  • INCREDIBLE EDIBLES

    Totally ignoring that we are in the midst of an historic drought, one of our edible hedges is loaded with fruit.