In this episode, Anais chats with a fellow Los Angeles farm couple, Eric Tomassini and Ali Greer of Ave 33 Farms. Eric & Ali share the story of how they are transforming a hillside into a productive farm. In addition, they discuss the challenges of starting a farm and selling their produce.
Learn more @ https://www.ave33farm.com/ or follow them on Instagram @ave33farm
In this episode, Anais chats with writer and activist Kelly Tatham about post industrial concept of "love" and what's it got to do with climate change. Kelly discusses the modern concept of love and how it defines our consumer driven culture.
Kelly Tatham is a filmmaker, photographer, writer, poet, and multi-dimensional collage artist. She believes that insecurity is the root of all evil, and therefore radical honesty and painful vulnerability will save the world. If everyone loved...
In this episode, we chat with one of the volunteers and farm box customer, Brady Walker. He shares what it's like to help out around the Urban Homestead enjoying the fruits of his labor by also supporting our farm box program.
AltaPasa Green Circle grew out of one woman’s passion for inspiring others to start a zero-waste journey.
As a Transition Pasadena core member, Michiko Lynch recognized that change starts at the community level. She started a zero-waste educational outreach table at the Altadena Farmers Market in 2016.
Since then, this grassroots effort has evolved into a collaborative venture that promotes an eco-conscious philosophy and builds community support for zero-waste practices.
The lovely Leigh Adams joins us again for another amazing conversation about regenerating our groundwater through hugelkultur and bioswales.
Visit her latest natural creation, The Crescent Farm at the LA Arboretum
Buckdance and autoharp maven, Rebecca Stout shares with us some of her favorite tunes and how music & dance has influence her life.
Listen to the VERY end for a little musical treat featuring Anais and Rebecca on their autoharps.
Visit Rebecca's website for upcoming workshops & events flatfootandfancyfree.com
In this episode, we get the buzz on Justin's beekeeping operations. He talks about the challenges of keeping bees in the city and country.
Learn how you can help save the bees and ADOPT A BEEHIVE @ http://urbanhomestead.org/adopt-a-beehive-program/
In this episode, the family talks about the devastating fires that affected friends, farms and many families throughout California. Jordanne reviews the latest outreach efforts in the community. Anais shares how to make easy veggie stock from her Nourishing Soups Workshops. They also dabble in discussing what new projects they have planned in 2019
The Dervaes family chat with Gary teRoller a plant based health coach and founder of PlantDurance.com.His passion and mission is to help people heal their bodies from the inside out by balancing the emotional and nutritional needs at the same time.
In this episode: Justin discusses what he’s planting for fall, ordering new queen bees for the hives and measuring how tall the purple goosefoot grew. Jordanne shares the exciting new law that would legalize home cooked meals in the state of California and reads out a question from one of our listeners. Anais talks about the after school farm to table program, working with volunteers and new cohousing arrangement. She also shares a simple zucchini fritter recipe that makes use of those large...
In this episode; Justin talks about what’s growing in the garden, powdering bees with sugar. Jordanne talks about tips to keep your flock healthy in fall. Anais discusses their volunteer and after school farm to table program and shares one of her favorite peach cobbler recipes. The family also talks about the recent memorial that was held for Tom Fair who wrote and recorded the Urban Homestead Radio theme song.
Summer is nearing an end, Justin talks about what’s growing in the garden and the challenges he’s had to face with one of the hottest Julys on record. Anais talks about her job transition and shares a simple salad recipe. Jordanne talks about the crazy ant and mosquito invasion that’s transforming normal So Cal life. They also share the latest efforts how to sustainably grow the homestead with a volunteer program and more
The family deals with another sudden loss. Anais & Jordanne share the unexpected and sad news of loosing their jobs. Justin talks about what’s growing in the garden and bee hive updates. They also discuss plans for growing the future of the Urban Homestead