• I’M DYEING!

    Keeping with the "farm to" theme, one of the sessions we are having the kids dye some yarn and fabric with a vegetable.

  • The Urbanite’s Guide to Living—and Cooking—Like You’re off the Grid (TAKE PART)

    Please note: there is a misquote in the article.  Just to clarify, we are vegetarian and don’t sell or supply chicken or duck meat – only chicken and duck EGGS! The Urbanite’s Guide to Living—and Cooking—Like You’re off the Grid You don’t have to own a farm to experience a

  • 2015 HOMESTEAD RESOLUTIONS

    Over 3 decades of homesteading in the city, I find that each year our goals and resolutions evolve with the years. For a mature city homestead like ours, goals are definitely different than a newbie and little more challenging, I think.

  • BACK IN THE GROOVE

    Oh dear, seems I am failing to get back into the blogging groove. I know that old saying about getting back on the horse, but seems I can't quite swing my legs over. It's not for lack of trying, believe me!

  • FARM BOX PROGRAM

    Our farm box program is growing into it's second year and we are happy to announce some new offerings

  • HOMESTEAD HAPPENINGS

    NOURISH YOUR MIND, BODY & SPIRIT!

  • BLOG IS BAAAAACK!

    We apologize for our long blogging absence. I know y'all are probably wondering "where the heck did they go?" And that's a very good question!

  • WESTON A PRICE: Preserving a Homegrown Way of Life

    “People think food magically appears on the table,” remarked Anais during the presentation. A big part of a sustainable lifestyle is being a conscientious consumer. Do you know your farmer personally?

  • CENTER FOR PROGRESSIVE URBAN POLITICS

    Center For Progressive Urban Politics interview with Jules Dervaes of Urban Homestead ... sharing never before aired stories and hope for the future

  • Interview with Urban Homestead (CFPUP)

    In its continuing search to find citizens who are doing things to improve themselves, their families, communities, cities, states and country, the folks at CFPUP conducted a lengthy interview with Jules Dervaes, the patriarch of the Urban Homestead in Pasadena, California. Surrounded by urban sprawl and just a short distance