Thanks to those who wrote and offered us accommodations – appreciate all your offers.
Once again, here’s our Northern California itinerary schedule from Jan 15-23.
We kick off the year,right back where we started last year at the best environmental film festival in the West Wild & Scenic Film Festival
Here’s a blurb from their latest e blast:
Our Favorite Family is Back
Pasadena’s Dervaes Return with a New Film
& (JUST ADDED!) Workshop
Last year, Jules Dervaes and his family, were the rockstars of WIld & Scenic. This Pasadena crew are urban homesteaders and subject of this year’s documentary, Homegrown (Saturday, eve in the Nevada Theater and Sunday afternoon Stone Hall).
Jules, Jordanne, Anais, and Justin speak with the film on Saturday night – and JUST ADDED – host a workshop called, “Homegrown Revolution – The Path to Sustainable Living in the City”, on Sunday 12-1:30pm at City Hall. This is an informal discussion about the family’s adventures in growing their own food (as much as 3 tons a year from 1/10 of an acre garden!), generating their own solar electricity, making their own biodiesel fuel from waste vegetable oil, and raising ‘citified’ farm animals. Free to the public, and donations requested and appreciated.
Geez, that’s a bit over the top….
From the pine scented Sierra Nevada’s we head down to the beautiful northern coast of Monterey and the largest farming conference in the west — which is SOLD OUT!
We’ll be rendezvousing with farming friend Sergio at the far, conference, there’s even a chance we are to meet the John Robins family Not to mention, we hope to see many of you too!
The weather is expected to be rainy, but hopefully the sun will peek thru just a bit to give us a change to enjoy some downtime on the beach.
Photos and stories from our travels when we get back.
Got A Question, Get 15% Off
In the meantime, we’d like to hear from you, our readers. Here’s your chance to post a question about the urban homestead and perhaps we’ll feature the answer in a future post.
So ask away for a chance to receive a 15% coupon.
:: Field Hand Appreciation :: SM $5 donation. We are greatful for your support