Urban Homestead ‘Learning Tour’ – Sunday, March 8 (3pm-5pm)

“LEARNING” TOUR OF THE URBAN HOMESTEAD

Lead by the Dervaes family (Justin, Anais & Jordanne), learn about the “ELEMENTS OF URBAN HOMESTEADING”. Witness first hand 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.”

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, Greywater, Ollas aka “Clay Pot” & Drip Irrigation

Cob (Earth) Pizza Oven

Metal Roofing and much more!

TOUR INFO

TIME: 3:00PM This a GUIDED, in depth tour, so please arrive early-on time. Time will be allotted for questions.

TICKETS: Spaces are limited, make sure to REGISTER ONLINE

Ages: 16 and up. Due to the tight space restrictions of the garden, there is NO stroller or wheelchair access.

Please dress accordingly to weather conditions.