• Urban Homestead Radio: Interview with Glenda Lehman

    In this episode, the Dervaes Family interview their first official podcast sponsor and long time favorite sustainable supply company, Glenda Lehman Ervin of Lehman’s in Kidron, OH. Discover this amazing company and it’s long time sustainability message and culture along for yourself. Lehman’s is determined to keep skills and tools

  • Urban Homestead Radio: Interview with Karen Hirsch ‘Bread Lady of Pasadena’

    In this episode, the Dervaes Family interviews Karen Hirsch “The Bread Lady of Pasadena” of Apron Strings Community Bake Shop. Learn the secrets of making high quality breads, especially the ancient secrets of sourdough bread and its health benefits. We’d love to hear your feedback. Please leave ratings/reviews and comment

  • Urban Homestead Radio: Summertime on the Urban Homestead

    In this episode, the Dervaes Family share the state of crop rotations on the farm, the challenges of the summer heat, how to handle summer pests, and much more.   We’d love to hear your feedback. Please leave ratings/reviews and comment what you think and what you’d like us to

  • Urban Homestead Radio: Dinner with the Dervaes Family

    In this episode, the Dervaes Family open their home to friends and neighbors for a beautiful meal and friendly gathering. Listen in as the amazing food grown right at the Urban Homestead is enjoyed and hear all the interesting, funny, and exciting stories everyone shares. We’d love to hear your

  • GoSun Oven Review

    The cool people over at GoSun Stove gave us one of their Solar Ovens to test out and provide feedback. Check out our video to see what we thought and how to get 10% off your very own GoSun Solar Oven. (Giveaway coming soon!)

  • Urban Homestead Radio: Interview with Gabriel Ruiz of Apple Tree Lane Farm

    In this episode, the Dervaes Family fellow local farmer, Gabriel Ruiz, from Apple Tree Lane Farms in Cherry Valley, CA. Hear about how he got started and overcame all the challenges of starting a thriving farm from scratch, and how he works with the Urban Homestead to help supply the

  • Urban Homestead Radio: Questions, Tips, and More!

    In this episode, the Dervaes Family starts answering questions from fellow gardeners from around the world, sharing how their garden is blossoming this year, giving tips on raising animals, lots of tips for homesteading, talking about the children they teach, explaining the importance of good storage, and so much more. 

  • Urban Homestead Radio: Homestead Updates and Growing Up Vegetarian

    In this episode, the Dervaes Family shares the challenges of growing up vegetarian before it was cool, summer crop rotations, food allergies, and much more!   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 YOU to our podcast patrons

  • Urban Homestead Radio: Interview Adaline Bettcher of Real Food Daily

    In this episode, the Dervaes Family interview Adaline Bettcher of Real Food Daily. Ms. Bettcher recently purchased the iconic vegan restaurant chain and has begun adding her own flair to the legacy of gourmet cuisine for health conscious individuals. Learn more about the vegan movement in the world and the

  • Light Another Candle

    “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. (1947-2016) Sharing our city homesteading adventures started one hot