LEARNING TOUR OF THE URBAN HOMESTEAD
Lead by the Dervaes family (Justin, Anais & Jordanne), showcasing the “ELEMENTS OF URBAN HOMESTEADING”.
See how this family transformed their ordinary home into an extraordinary model of urban farming & sustainability over the last 30 years.
Be inspired to take steps to “do what you can, with what you have, right now.”
TIME: 4:00PM arrive early+on time . This is a GUIDED tour and there is lots to cover so please be aware that we will START the tour by 4:05PM and you will then have to join the tour in progress.
Dress accordingly to weather conditions and COVID guidelines below
DURATION: 2.5-3hrs (time allotted for questions) This is an intensive tour, for ages 16 and up.
Due to the tight space restrictions of the garden, there is no stroller or wheelchair access.
SPACES ARE LIMITED. GET YOUR TICKETS HERE
ELEMENTS OF THE HOMESTEAD – WHAT YOU’LL SEE:
Food Production: Edible Landscaping+Self Watering Containers+ Raised Bed & Square Inch Gardening+ Seed Starting
Growing Soil: Composting Methods
Animals: Backyard Hens – Chickens + Ducks+ Bees
Energy Outpost: Solar Panels+ Biodiesel Processor
Water Conservation: Outdoor Solar Shower+Ollas aka “Clay Pot” & Drip Irrigation,+Hugel Mound,+”Laundry to Landscape” Greywater
Cob (Earth) Pizza Oven + Metal Roofing and much more!
The following Safe Operating Procedures will be followed to ensure the health and safety of our staff and customers/visitors to the Urban Homestead
If you have a cough or fever, or are feeling sick STAY HOME
Customers/Visitors MUST WEAR masks and gloves
A safe, 6-foot social distance, MUST ALWAYS be maintained
Hand-washing station will be provided to comply with COVID safety guidelines.
Adhering to reopening guidelines the homestead CAPACITY will be limited to 10-12 people.
We have the right to limit and turn away customers/visitors at any time to maintain a safe social distance experience. We are all in this TOGETHER!