• WHOLE PERSON INTERVIEW Part II

    WHOLE PERSON MAGAZINE (Part II) November 2009 An Interview with Anais, Jordanne, and Justin Dervaes By Sharon Hall Read Magazine Article Online

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  • Garden of the Decade (NATURAL HOME)

    Garden of the Decade: Pasadena Paradise This suburban California family cultivates 300 organic crops without chemical fertilizers or pesticides. By Jessica Kellner May/June 2009 Jules Dervaes and his family have become something of a sensation since Natural Home featured their incredibly productive organic garden in 2006—and for good reason. Jules, his son Justin and daughters […]

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  • An Amazing and Prolific Urban Homestead (MOTHER EARTH NEWS)

    An Amazing and Prolific Urban Homestead The common conception of homesteading is that it’s a rural activity. But one man in Pasadena, CA and his adult children have created a wildly successful urban homestead on one-tenth of an acre. February/March 2009 By Jules Dervaes With perseverance and ingenuity, Jules Dervaes created his urban homestead, an […]

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  • Really Green Living (Pasadena Weekly)

    Really green living A Pasadena family finds change can start in your own backyard By April Caires 04/24/2008 Melting ice caps, unchecked global oil consumption, mind-boggling volumes of trash accumulating in landfills — the problems facing our planet are so overwhelming, it’s tempting to tune them out. They’re just so big. But when you talk […]

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  • Family on the Urban Homestead (Los Angeles Magazine)

    Anaïs and Jordanne Dervaes give a video tour of the Pasadena urban homestead where they keep chickens, ducks, and goats By Wendy Witherspoon

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  • Urban Homestead (Big Ideas for a Small Planet SUNDANCE CHANNEL)

    Promo Clip Episode 3: Edibles. Industrial food production has nearly eliminated small family farms and access to fresh food. Can we imagine a healthy food revolution? Ideas include urban farming, immigrant farmers and healthy school lunches. Featuring urban homesteader Jules Dervaes, Simran Sethi, Katrina Heron from the Chez Panisse Foundation, chef and journalist Louisa Chu, […]

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  • The Dervaes Family Living Green (Oprah)

    Oprah’s Earth Day Special Find out how the Dervaes family in Pasadena, California, is truly living green See the video: http://www.oprah.com/oprahshow/Living-Green-in-Pasadena-with-the-Dervaes-Family-Video#ixzz41HjyNHRK

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  • Urban Farmers Plant Seeds Of Change (CBS Nightly News with Bill Whitaker)

    Click on this link to view the TV new piece   VIEW VIDEO ONLINE   By Bill Whitaker CBS April 9, 2009, Jules Dervaes and his three children are groundbreaking pioneers. CBS news correspondent Bill Whitaker reports they are at the forefront of a fast-growing movement in these hard economic times: getting rid of the […]

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