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The Urban Homestead is a family operated and highly productive city farm. Through sustainable lifestyle choices, the Urban Homestead has become a successful, real-life working model for sustainable agriculture and self-reliant living in a metropolis.

The Urban Homestead is a family operated and highly productive city farm. Through sustainable lifestyle choices, the Urban Homestead has become a successful, real-life working model for sustainable agriculture and self-reliant living in a metropolis.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Urban Homestead is a family operated and highly productive city farm. Through sustainable lifestyle choices, the Urban Homestead has become a successful, real-life working model for sustainable agriculture and self-reliant living in a metropolis.

Language:

English

Contact:

6267958400


Episodes

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 105: Growing the Future (2/22/21)

2/23/2021
Anais and Justin share what's growing on at their little homestead in the city. Farmer Justin discusses the upcoming spring planting and how unseasonably dry the weather's been this winter. Anais has been busy with growing the online presence with the launch of their non-profit website www.urbanhomesteadinstitute.org and new CSA farm box site at www.urbanhomesteadsupply.com About the Urban Homesteaders: With over 30 years of homestead and farming knowledge, second generation homesteaders...

Duration:00:30:10

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 104: New Year's Reflections (1/12/21)

1/12/2021
Happy New Year! After a short winter "break" we are back! Thank you all for tuning in, it's our wish that these podcasts offer you hope and inspiration during these challenging times. In this episode Anais, Justin and Jordanne reflect on happenings from 2020. They also share what they look forward to accomplishing in '21. “I wish it need not have happened in my time,” said Frodo. “So do I,” said Gandalf, “and so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we...

Duration:00:33:14

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 103: Winter Homestead Happenings (12/08/20)

12/8/2020
In this episode Anais & Justin talk about what's been 'growing on' at the little homestead in the city. Updates from the barnyard on the recent duck drama, tips on how to care of your flock in the winter, favorite fall dressing recipe and more! About the Urban Homesteaders: With over 30 years of homestead and farming knowledge, second generation homesteaders Anais, Justin and Jordanne Dervaes share their modern homestead journey. Have a question? Send us an email at...

Duration:00:31:55

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 102: Interview with Katie Glassman (11/24/20)

11/24/2020
In this episode Anais has the pleasure of interviewing the lovely and talented Texas style and swing fiddle player Katie Glassman. Katie shares a few tunes and stories about how music has touched her life and so many others, especially since the pandemic. She advocates that it's never too late to pick up an instrument! Learn more about her online fiddle school at www.fiddleschool.com Follow Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Katie.Glassmanandsnapshot Instagram: @fiddle_school About Katie...

Duration:00:33:42

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 101: Homestead Happenings (11/10/20)

11/10/2020
In this episode the Dervaes family count their blessings, share all the latest homestead happenings: how the new ducks are doing, what's growing on in the garden, a fave fall recipe and much more! About the Urban Homesteaders: With over 30 years of homestead and farming knowledge, second generation homesteaders Anais & Justin share their modern homestead journey. Have a question? Send us an email at info@urbanhomestead.org About Urban Homestead Sprouting on a 1/10th acre plot in 1985,...

Duration:00:32:10

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 100: Interview with Sanjay Gupta - Composting (10/27/20)

10/27/2020
In this episode, Anais interviews the Urban Homestead's soil steward Sanjay Gupta. Sanjay shares tips on how to cultivate compost and growing soil for healthier plants. Have a question? Send us an email at info@urbanhomestead.org About Urban Homestead Sprouting on a 1/10th acre plot in 1985, this homestead project pioneered the modern urban homesteading movement. The Urban Homestead in Pasadena CA seeded a homegrown revolution and inspired millions worldwide through our website, award...

Duration:00:30:22

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 99: Homestead Happenings (10/06/20)

10/6/2020
In this episode, Anais & Justin share what's growing on in the garden and all the homestead happenings - from baby ducks to a new greenhouse and much more! About the Urban Homesteaders: With over 30 years of homestead and farming knowledge, second generation homesteaders Anais & Justin share their modern homestead journey. Have a question? Send us an email at info@urbanhomestead.org About Urban Homestead Sprouting on a 1/10th acre plot in 1985, this homestead project pioneered the modern...

Duration:00:30:50

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 98: So You Want to Homestead? (9/14/20)

9/15/2020
Since the Covid crisis, there's been a resurgence of people wanting to grow their own food or start their own homestead whether they are in the city or country. These uncertain times have people taking stock on where their food comes from and learning skills so they can become more self sufficient. With over 30 years of homestead and farming knowledge, second generation homesteaders Anais & Justin share six tips on starting your modern homesteading journey. Have a question? Send us an...

Duration:00:30:59

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 97: Interview with Nancy & Phil Halpin

9/1/2020
In this episode Anais interviews Nancy & Phil Halpin. They share their musical journey and fond memories of the Homestead Hootenanny's. The Homestead Hootenannies happened every Sunday from 2010-2016. The hootenannies were magical evenings bringing the community together to create music and lift their voices in song. In 2016-2017 tragedy struck the homestead hootenanny family. Rob Sandiford (his wife Elise), Duane Thorin, Tom Fair and Ed Pausic in separate (unrelated) incidents, along with...

Duration:00:30:32

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 96: Interview with Justin Dervaes - Summer Garden Updates

8/18/2020
In this episode Anais chats with head farmer, Justin Dervaes about what's been 'Growing On' in the summer garden. Justin share's some insights on what grew well, what didn't grow well and some of the challenges he is facing with the summer growing season. Have a gardening question for Justin? Send us an email at info@urbanhomestead.org About Urban Homestead Sprouting on a 1/10th acre plot in 1985, this homestead project pioneered the modern urban homesteading movement. The Urban...

Duration:00:31:22

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 95: Interview with Farm Intern, Dan Whitmore

8/4/2020
In this episode Anais chats with one of the Urban Homestead's farm intern, Dan Whitmore. Dan shares how lending a helping hand on the homestead has had a deep impacted on his quest to grow food and in his personal life as well. He shares how working a few hours tending the garden has not provided him with fresh produce but something more vital during this pandemic: nourishment for his soul and hope for the future. Credits: Producer: Anais Dervaes Audio Engineer: Tori Silva Sponsors: ...

Duration:00:32:10

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 94:Interview with Anais Dervaes

7/21/2020
In this episode, the host Anais, switches places! Anais share's how her life and the homestead's are evolving thru these uncertain times. She shares some of the nitty gritty details that go into running a homestead in the city and tips on how one can transform their own home into a homestead and much more! Credits: Producer: Anais Dervaes Audio Engineer: Tori Silva Sponsors: Lehmans - Live simply with the Lehman's hardware online store. Would your company like to become a sponsor? Email...

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 93: Interview with Farm Intern Tori

7/8/2020
In this episode Anais chats with the new volunteer, Tori, about the impact interning at the Urban Homestead has had on her life. She also shares insights about farming and it's relationship to gen z/millennial generation and her hopes for the future. Credits: Producer: Anais Dervaes Audio Engineer: Tori Silva Sponsors: Lehmans - Live simply with the Lehman's hardware online store. Would your company like to become a sponsor? Email us at info@urbanhomestead.org Follow our Homestead...

Duration:00:28:27

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 92: Boosting Mental & Emotional Health with Christina Chan

6/23/2020
In this episode Anais chats with herbalist, Christina Chan on how one can take proactive steps to boost mental and emotional health during times of crisis. Christina Chan has completed her First Year Apprenticeship at the Gaia School of Herbal Education in Malibu, CA. She is a holistic healer specializing in herbs, massage, essential oils, and other natural healing modalities. Christina enjoys sharing her passion for the natural world with her community. Follow her on Instagram...

Duration:00:32:41

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 91: Interview & Music with Mara Kaye & Tim McNalley

6/9/2020
“Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.”― Kahlil Gibran In this episode Anais chats with newly transplanted roots singer Mara Kaye. She and her partner, guitarist, Tim McNalley share musical memories and tunes from the soul. "MARA KAYE IS THAT RARE CROSS-SPECIES PHENOMENON, A BLUES AMPHIBIAN. WHEN OTHERS ‘SING THE BLUES’ AS IF OFFERING AN UNUSUAL SMALL PLATE AT THE TAPAS BAR, MARA HAS SO IMMERSED HERSELF IN THE IDIOM THAT SHE GOES...

Duration:00:41:54

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 90: Farming During the Time of Corona with Justin Dervaes

5/22/2020
In this episode Anais chats with head farmer, Justin Dervaes about what's been 'Growing On' and the challenges of growing food during the COVID crisis. Interested in growing your own food? Justin offers a few tips on starting your own 'Freedom Garden.' About Urban Homestead Sprouting on a 1/10th acre plot in 1985, this homestead project pioneered the modern urban homesteading movement. The Urban Homestead in Pasadena CA seeded a homegrown revolution and inspired millions worldwide through...

Duration:00:34:50

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 89: Boosting Immunity. Interview with Christina Chan

5/17/2020
In this episode, Anais chats with herbalist Christina Chan about the importance of Boosting Immunity with herbs that can be found in the kitchen, growing wild or in the garden. Christina Chan has completed her First Year Apprenticeship at the Gaia School of Herbal Education in Malibu, CA. She is a holistic healer specializing in herbs, massage, essential oils, and other natural healing modalities. Christina enjoys sharing her passion for the natural world with her community. Follow her on...

Duration:00:30:44

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 88: Best of Times, Quarantine Times

4/16/2020
In this episode, Anais, Justin and Jordanne continue to share what homestead life is like during the Corona quarantine They also talk about how they are encouraged seeing more folks wanting to grow their own food and re-skill during these challenging times.

Duration:00:33:19

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 87: Life in the Time of Corona

4/3/2020
In this episode, Anais, Justin and Jordanne share what it's like at their homestead in Pasadena during the mandatory Safer at Home' order. They share how the Corona Crisis changed their lives and how they are serving the community during these difficult times.

Duration:00:32:39

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 86: Interview with Eric & Ali of AVE 33 FARM

2/11/2020
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

Duration:00:35:28