• Mind Body Green: Meet The Family Growing 6,000 Pounds Of Food A Year In Their L.A. Backyard

    by Emma Loewe, MBG Editorial May 19, 2016 Originally Published at MindBodyGreen.com From the street, the Dervaes family home in Pasadena, Calif., about a 30-minute drive from Los Angeles, resembles most others on its suburban block. But a quick peek around the corner reveals a backyard brimming with plots of fruits, veggies, and a rogue […]

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  • Food Tank: Interview with the Dervaes Family

    Original article at FoodTank.com Jules Dervaes is an urban farmer based in Pasadena, California. Dervaes and his three adult children—Justin, Anais, and Jordanne—operate an Urban Homesteading project on their property. The Dervaes family grows approximately 7,000 pounds of organic produce annually, powers their home with alternative energy, fuels their car with homemade biodiesel, keeps farm animals for eggs […]

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  • La familia que produce miles de kilos de comida en el patio de su casa (BBC Mundo)

    Beatriz Díez BBC Mundo, Los Ángeles / May 6, 2016 See original article Lo que empezó como una afición se convirtió en un estilo y filosofía de vida: una “revolución casera”, como la presentan sus creadores, la familia Dervaes. Jules Dervaes vive con sus hijos Anais, Justin y Jordanne en una modesta casa de Pasadena, […]

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  • 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 of The Urban Homestead…

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  • 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 from a freeway, the Urban […]

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  • A Greener Living for an Urban Family ( I AM Los Angeles)

    A Greener Living For An Urban Family from I Am Los Angeles on Vimeo. Fresh vegetables, herbs, honey and new eggs every day; Jules and his family are living the farm life. It’s also a most unconventional lifestyle given that their home is in the middle of Pasadena, California. The family struggles to be as […]

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  • City Farming Is Not an Oxymoron

    Meet Jules, Justin, Anais and Jordanne Dervaes, Pasadena residents who turned their modest home into a farm that produces more than 4,000 pounds of fruits, vegetables, herbs, eggs and more annually. They were kind enough to invite me and my little camera in to document a little slice of their rural lives in the city. […]

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