• INCREDIBLE EDIBLES

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

  • 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