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

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

May 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 our website, award winning short film, podcast and outreach programs.

About Justin Dervaes

Justin manages and operates a successful small scale family farm and a multi farm and artisan box program, serving the customers with his down to earth “know-how” style and ever-ready smile.

When he’s not trying to grow every heirloom tomato that exists on this planet, he enjoys beekeeping, and working alongside the interns where he’s able to share his witty wisdom and passion for growing food. 

Carrying on the family’s work and mission Follow him and his family's farming efforts at www.UrbanHomestead.org

Facebook @UrbanHomestead

Instagram @theurbanhomestead

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

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

May 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 Instagram @randomhappychris
Urban Homestead Radio Episode 88: Best of Times, Quarantine Times

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

April 17, 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.

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

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

April 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.

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

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

February 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

 

 

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 85: Interview with Kelly Tatham

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 85: Interview with Kelly Tatham

February 3, 2020
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 themselves properly—by no longer seeking external validation—then the world would be a safe, happy place. Kelly lives home-free and is currently traveling across North American speaking about Climate Change in the Multiverse and starting philosophy clubs.
 
Urban Homestead Radio Episode 84: Fall Update with Justin Dervaes

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 84: Fall Update with Justin Dervaes

January 23, 2020

In this episode, we get a state of the garden report from Justin. He talks about the 2019 growing season and how he manages healthy soil.

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 83: Interview with Occidental College Intern, Ivy

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 83: Interview with Occidental College Intern, Ivy

November 20, 2019

In this episode, we chat with Occidental College student Ivy who is part of the colleges' new internship program that places students to help volunteer at local non profits.

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 82: Interview with Brady Walker

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 82: Interview with Brady Walker

September 11, 2019

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.

 

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Urban Homestead Radio Episode 81: Interview with AltaPasa Green Circle

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 81: Interview with AltaPasa Green Circle

August 25, 2019

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.

Learn more @
https://www.altapasagreencircle.org

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 80: Interview with Leigh Adams

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 80: Interview with Leigh Adams

July 29, 2019
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 
Urban Homestead Radio Episode 79: Interview with Rebecca Stout

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 79: Interview with Rebecca Stout

July 2, 2019
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
 

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Urban Homestead Radio Episode 78: Urban Beekeeping with Justin Dervaes

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 78: Urban Beekeeping with Justin Dervaes

June 12, 2019
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/
 

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Urban Homestead Radio Episode 77: “Conversations with Our Homestead Helpers” - Sanjay Gupta

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 77: “Conversations with Our Homestead Helpers” - Sanjay Gupta

June 1, 2019

In this episode, we chat with one of the volunteers, Sanjay Gupta. He shares what it's like to help out around the Urban Homestead.

 

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Urban Homestead Radio Episode 76: “Conversations with Our Homestead Helpers” - Betsy Storm

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 76: “Conversations with Our Homestead Helpers” - Betsy Storm

May 10, 2019

In this episode, we chat with one of the volunteers, Betsy Storm. She shares what it's like to help out around the Urban Homestead.

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Urban Homestead Radio Episode 75: “How Does Our Garden Grow?” with Justin Dervaes

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 75: “How Does Our Garden Grow?” with Justin Dervaes

May 1, 2019

In this episode, we chat with head farmer & homesteader, Justin Dervaes, about what's growing on in the garden.

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Urban Homestead Radio Episode 74: The Podcast is Back!

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 74: The Podcast is Back!

April 25, 2019

After a brief hiatus, Anais and Jordanne say howdy, tell you our news and announce our sponsorship renewal with Lehmans (https://www.lehmans.com).  Thanks Lehmans!

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Urban Homestead Radio Episode 73: Seasons Greetings

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 73: Seasons Greetings

December 27, 2018

In this episode the Dervaes family talks about all the latest garden and homestead happenings and their To Do list for 2019

 

(Sorry for random sound issues - working on improving our system)

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 72: California Fires, Homestead Updates

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 72: California Fires, Homestead Updates

November 28, 2018

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

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 71: Gary teRoller Plant-based Health Coach Interview

Urban Homestead Radio Episode 71: Gary teRoller Plant-based Health Coach Interview

October 26, 2018

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.

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