• The Urban Homestead — Living Green (Crown City News)

    Oct 16, 2007 This segment we visit the Dervaes family urban homestead where these urban homesteaders are walking and talking green. Crown City News is Pasadena’s very own local newscast and is one of Southern California’s best independently produced newscasts. Since the early 80’s the Dervaes family has slowly transformed their ordinary city lot into […]

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  • The Urban Homestead (Discovery Channel with Sara Snow)

    Natural living expert, Sara Snow, highlights a family that’s sowing a revolution right in their own back(front)yard. She explains how maintaining a perfect lawn is harmful to the environment and that there’s an alternative to a typical “vainity” yard. In this segment she’ll show how the Dervaes family is making their yard both beautiful and […]

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  • In the Garden (KCBS & KCAL )

    KCBS anchor Ann Martin visits the Dervaes family amazing edible estate. Living off the land doesn’t mean moving to the country. The Dervaes family has taken it upon themselves to grow as much of their diet right on a typical urban lot. Over a decade ago, the family smothered their traditional lawn and transformed their […]

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  • Tiny Urban Farm in the City Lives Green (ABC 7 News )

    ABC 7 NEWS REPORT, September 28, 2006 The Dervaes family runs Path to Freedom, an urban homesteading project, in Pasadena. Since the ’80s the family has transformed their city lot into an organic permaculture garden. The yard features more than 350 varieties of plants which are either edible or used for other purposes. The garden […]

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