We apologize for our long blogging absence. I know y'all are probably wondering "where the heck did they go?" And that's a very good question!

  • WESTON A PRICE: Preserving a Homegrown Way of Life

    “People think food magically appears on the table,” remarked Anais during the presentation. A big part of a sustainable lifestyle is being a conscientious consumer. Do you know your farmer personally?


    Center For Progressive Urban Politics interview with Jules Dervaes of Urban Homestead ... sharing never before aired stories and hope for the future

  • 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


    Did you know we are now live streaming Skill Share Workshops and Sunday nite Hootenannies?

  • CITY STOCK: Holistic Chickens & Ducks

    Are you thinking about raising chickens or ducks in your backyard? Then this class is for you! We’ll give you the nitty gritty details--for newbies only (who have no prior experience raising poultry)

  • UHC: Urban Homestead Community

    To celebrate 29 years homesteading in the city and 13 years blogging about it - the Urban Homestead is launching a "community shares" program.

  • 3H CLUB: Homeschooled, Homestead Helpers

    Here at the Urban Homestead we recently started a volunteer program for homeshoolers called the "3HClub"

  • BEST BUDS: Marley & "Me"

    Just the other week, I was woken up at 3 am by piercing cries. I sat up in bed and immediately knew it was a kitten.

  • CRAFTING: Mending, Knitting & More

    “And in the act of making things, just by living their daily lives, they also make history. Knitting in spare moments, or round the fire, whenever women gathered together... It's something to celebrate-clothes made in love and service" ― Anne Bartlett, Knitting