UrbanHomestead

UrbanHomestead

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The Urban Homestead Radio show will consist of: the Dervaes family history, homestead happenings, homestead tips and tricks, celebrity interviews, musical guests, and so much more.
72: California Fires, Homestead Updates
Nov 27 • 48 min
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…
71: Gary teRoller Plant-based Health Coach Interview
Oct 26 • 69 min
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.
70: It’s Fall Y’all
Oct 4 • 45 min
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…
69: Falling into Fall
Sep 20 • 48 min
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…
68: Nearing the End of Summer
Aug 28 • 45 min
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…
67: Loss & Transitions
Aug 17 • 49 min
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
66: Mid-Summer Updates
Aug 1 • 45 min
In this episode, Justin talks about the challenges of keeping the yard growing thru the hot summer months, Anais shares an easy Gazpacho (cold soup recipe) Jordanne talks about plans to improve the hen’s compound and coop. The family also shares some…
65: Hot Time, Summer in the City
Jul 19 • 46 min
Justin updates on what’s growing in the garden and bee hives With the recent brutal heatwave Jordanne shares how to care for chickens in extreme heat. Anais talks about the recent Farm Tour & Dinner and shares a couple recipes and how she enjoys the…
64: Summertime Garden & Upcoming Plans
Jul 3 • 52 min
In this episode: Justin talks about what’s growing in the garden, how he deals with summertime heat and watering. Anais & Jordanne discuss the plans for the upcoming farm dinner and tour and much more!
63: 1 Year Podcast Anniversary
Jun 19 • 52 min
In this 1 year anniversary episode, Justin, Anais and Jordanne discuss the latest homestead happenings – how the summer garden grows, beekeeping adventure on Father’s Day, their frustrations of trying to juggle growing forward and the future of the…
62: Jordanne Dervaes Interview 2018 Part 2
Jun 12 • 58 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, Jordanne Dervaes continues her personal interview and shares how she is struggling to maintain a healthy balance personal and homestead life. She also gives some insights on how the family is…
61: Homestead Happenings - Catching up
Jun 5 • 50 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes family talk about what’s been happening on the homestead – from the latest weather whiplash, stolen garden cart, dealing with car issues, answering a question about drip…
60: Anais Dervaes Interview 2018 Part 2
May 22 • 59 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, Anais Dervaes continues the personal interview trend by sharing more about herself, the homestead, and her plans for the future. Anais gives more personal insight into her role at the…
59: Justin Dervaes Interview 2018 Part 2
May 15 • 57 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, Justin Dervaes shares with the audience more about himself, the homestead, and plans for the future. Learn more about the man behind the Urban Homestead and what makes him tick. Justin shares…
58: May Homestead Happenings
May 8 • 65 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family share the latest exciting developments at the homestead, including the bursting garden, the new workshops, the return of public events, the return of tours, new volunteers,…
57: Paul Politi Interview
May 1 • 59 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family interview Paul Politi, son of internationally acclaimed artist, Leo Politi. Paul enjoyed a wildly successful career in the music industry, working with legends like Elvis,…
56: Earth Day Happenings
Apr 24 • 63 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family share some updates about the farm, their memories of previous Earth Day’s compared to now, and two very exciting adventures while out for an evening stroll. Enjoy! This…
55: Dustin Emmons Interview
Apr 17 • 59 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family interview Dustin Emmons, a Holistic Lifestyle Coach and CHEK Exercise Coach. At a young age, Dustin fell in love with baseball. As he honed his skills, he played for UC…
54: April Showers & Flowers
Apr 10 • 66 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family get to share the latest updates for April. This episode is hot off the press, so all the news is very current. Lots of information on how the plants are doing, and the…
53: Aaron Nosler Interview
Apr 3 • 62 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family interview financial consultant, Aaron Nosler. Aaron discusses holistic money management and how it plays a vital role in sustainable living. Thrivent Financial is a Fortune…
52: Homestead Happenings-March Madness
Mar 27 • 64 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family share the latest updates for the Madness that is March 2018 on the homestead. The family had a lot happen since the last update including rain, trade show stories, garden…
51: Christina Chan Holistic Herbalist CMT Interview
Mar 20 • 60 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family interview Christina Chan, Holistic Herbalist CMT. Learn more than you could ever imagine about holistic remedies and tinctures and their incredible healing powers. Ms. Chan…
50: Homestead Happenings 2-26-18 Part 2
Mar 13 • 60 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family shares the continued second part of the most recent exciting developments, challenges, and victories on the farm for everyone to enjoy and learn from. Hear about the drastic…
49: Jared Criscuolo of Upcycle Interview
Mar 6 • 56 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family interview Jared Criscuolo of Upcycle Native Soil Fertilizer and learn about the revolutionary ways that Jared and Upcycle are changing the fertilizer industry. Locally…
48: Homestead Happenings 2-26-18 Part 1
Feb 27 • 53 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family shares to most recent exciting developments, challenges, and victories on the farm for everyone to enjoy and learn from. Hear about the drastic weather shifts, lack of rain,…
47: Fashion Designer Lisa Finkelstein
Feb 20 • 58 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family interviews fashion designer extraordinaire Lisa Finkelstein of Maison Rouge (leeza888.com.) Hear about Lisa’s amazing journey to India and how she became inspired to design…
46: EcoFarm 2018 Part 2
Feb 13 • 59 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family recount the second and final part of their adventures and lessons learned at the 2018 EcoFarm Conference! The Ecological Farming Association (EcoFarm) is a non-profit…
45: Chef Loreal Gavin from Country Music Television
Feb 6 • 62 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family interviews the extremely talented and creative Chef Loreal Gavin, host of Country Music Television’s exciting new series, The Downtown Farmer! Hear how Chef Gavin acquired…
44: EcoFarm 2018 Part 1
Jan 30 • 55 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family recount their adventures and lessons learned at the 2018 EcoFarm Conference! The Ecological Farming Association (EcoFarm) is a non-profit educational organization whose…
43: Lehman’s Chicken and Bees Interview
Jan 23 • 56 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family interview Glenda Lehman Ervin again and catch up on all the exciting things happening at Lehman’s. Glenda shares Lehman’s new focus on everything chickens and bee keeping.…
42: Homestead Happenings Jan 13, 2018
Jan 16 • 58 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family share the exciting beginning of 2018. You’ll hear about the first week of the year and all the funny and strange encounters that have already transpired: rain levels, health…
41: The Little Miss Interview
Jan 9 • 62 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family interview folk singer/songwriter Hayley Johnson aka The Little Miss. Tune in to hear what influences her music, how she got her start, where you can check out a live show in…
40: Homestead Happenings
Jan 2 • 57 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family share their end-of-year wrap-up details with everyone. You’ll hear about 2017’s accomplishments and exciting new plans for 2018 with lots of funny stories and suggestions…
39: State of the Homestead
Dec 26, 2017 • 64 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family discuss the state of the Urban Homestead as 2017 comes to an end, share some stories, and much more. There’s more to come from the Dervaes family in 2018! Become a patron of…
38: Jordanne Dervaes Interview
Dec 19, 2017 • 64 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the tables are turned and Jordanne Dervaes is interviewed by a family friend. Tune in to hear directly from Jordanne her thoughts about starting the podcast, where things are headed for the…
37: Anais Dervaes Interview
Dec 12, 2017 • 69 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the tables are turned and Anais Dervaes is interviewed by a family friend. Tune in to hear directly from Anais her thoughts about starting the podcast, where things are headed for the…
36: Justin Dervaes Interview
Dec 5, 2017 • 65 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the tables are turned and Justin Dervaes is interviewed by a family friend. Tune in to hear directly from Justin Dervaes his thoughts about starting the podcast, where things are headed for…
35: Christina Avaness Interview
Nov 28, 2017 • 65 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family interview a long time friend, Christina Avaness, author of Living Beyond Organic Reiki Master, and co-owner of Food Alchemy Inc.. Learn more about how to live healthy, Food…
34: How to Build a Homestead Inroduction
Nov 21, 2017 • 66 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family discuss the fundamental basics of starting your own Homestead. With or without funding, it takes time, patience, and persistence to really build a homestead. Starting small…
33: Kristina Evans Interview
Nov 14, 2017 • 62 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family interview a long time friend, Kristina Evans, who is the co-founder of Rest Farmhouse Inspired in Montrose, California. The Dervaes and Kristina share stories of how they…
32: Homestead Updates & Letters
Nov 7, 2017 • 54 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family discuss recent updates at the Urban Homestead which includes recapping having volunteers assist for an afternoon with end of the season turning over garden beds, how their…
31: Chris Kerston Interview
Oct 31, 2017 • 71 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family interview a long time friend, Chris Kerston, who works for the Savory Institute. With a longstanding passion for regenerative agricultural and better food distribution…
30: Edible Flowers
Oct 24, 2017 • 65 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family discuss how and why they started cultivating edible flowers and the different ways anyone can grow, eat, and sell them. You’d be surprised at how many flowers are edible and…
29: Leigh Adams Interview
Oct 17, 2017 • 66 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family interview horticulturalists and sustainability advocate Leigh Adams who works with the L.A. Arboretum and with a variety of schools and programs… This Podcast has been…
28: Edible Landscaping
Oct 10, 2017 • 65 min
The largest crop in the United States is grass, aka lawns. In this episode, the Dervaes point out the potential of so many home-based gardens and the impact it can have on the world while sharing their experience with various different types of…
27: Sergio Gutierrez Interview
Oct 3, 2017 • 67 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family interview their farmer friend Sergio Gutierrez who works at Wayside Farm teaching inmates the ways of the land and other fun farming stories. The Dervaes family have known…
26: Homestead Happenings Sept. 2017
Sep 26, 2017 • 67 min
In this episode, the Dervaes Family answer questions from fans all around the world, share updates about crops and extreme weather, give shout-outs to all the different countries tuning in, and much more. Hear about all the trials and victories involved…
25: Tom Fair Interview
Sep 19, 2017 • 69 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family interview singer and songwriter Tom Fair who’s been friends of the family for many years. Tom is the writer of The Urban Homestead theme song, has performed at past Urban…
24: Blogaversary - 16 Years of Blogging
Sep 12, 2017 • 60 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family discuss when they first started blogging about their journey online sixteen years ago. Before Google and blogging was even a thing, the Dervaes Family were keeping track of…
23: Glenda Lehman Ervin of Lehman’s Interview
Sep 5, 2017 • 62 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family interview their first official podcast sponsor and long time favorite sustainable supply company, Glenda Lehman Ervin of Lehman’s in Kidron, OH. Discover this amazing…
22: Dinner with the Dervaes Family
Aug 29, 2017 • 68 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family open their home to friends and neighbors for a beautiful meal and friendly gathering. Listen in as the amazing food grown right at the Urban Homestead is enjoyed and hear…
21: Bread Lady of Pasadena Interview
Aug 22, 2017 • 63 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family interview Karen Hirsch “The Bread Lady of Pasadena” of Apron Strings Community Bake Shop. Learn the secrets of making high-quality bread, especially the ancient secrets of…
20: Summertime at the Urban Homestead
Aug 15, 2017 • 61 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family share the state of crop rotations on the farm, the challenges of the summer heat, how to handle summer pests, and much more. Become a patron of Urban Homestead Radio and you…
19: Gabriel Ruiz Interview
Aug 8, 2017 • 62 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family fellow local farmer, Gabriel Ruiz, from Apple Tree Lane Farms in Riverside, CA (Cherry Valley). Hear about how he got started and overcame all the challenges of starting a…
18: Homestead Updates and Growing Up Vegetarian
Aug 1, 2017 • 60 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family shares the challenges of growing up vegetarian before it was cool, summer crop rotations, food allergies, and much more! Would you like to have Dinner with the Dervaes…
17: Adaline Bettcher Interview
Jul 25, 2017 • 61 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family interview Adaline Bettcher, owner of Real Food Daily. Ms. Bettcher recently purchased the iconic vegan restaurant chain and has begun adding her own flair to the legacy of…
16: Questions, Tips, and More!
Jul 18, 2017 • 68 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family starts answering questions from fellow gardeners from around the world, sharing how their garden is blossoming this year, giving tips on raising animals, lots of tips for…
15: Mark McAfee Interview
Jul 11, 2017 • 59 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family interview Mark McAfee of Organic Pastures. Mark and his wife, Blaine, are one of the largest and most successful raw milk dairies in the nation with raw, whole milk products…
Urban Homestead Radio Special Episode: Ollas
Jul 11, 2017 • 27 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family share the magic of “Ollas,” an ancient drip irrigation technique handed down through the millenia! They explain where they came from, how to use them, their own experience…
13: Chef Onil Chibas Interview
Jul 4, 2017 • 64 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family interviews Chef Onil Chibas. Chef Onil has been a 12-year customer of the Urban Homestead, former owner of Elements Restaurant in “Old Pas” Pasadena, CA, and cooks…
14: 2016 A Year of Tragedy
Jul 4, 2017 • 47 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family share the challenges and heartwrenching losses of 2016. So many listeners have inquired about what exactly happened that made 2016 so difficult that the Urban Homestead felt…
11: Funny Chicken Stories Part 2
Jun 27, 2017 • 48 min
Welcome to the premier Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family answer questions from gardeners online, share tons of stories and tips for raising chickens, garden updates, and much more. This episod has two parts, so be sure to…
10: Miss California US 2017 Interview
Jun 27, 2017 • 57 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family interviews Miss California United States 2017 and learns about her message of “Redefining Beauty,” continued work with sustainability and healthy lifestyles, and her…
12: History and Facts Part 2
Jun 27, 2017 • 60 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family share their distinguished heritage of horticulture that extends far back into their family tree, funny stories of growing up on the homestead, the reasons for their…
8: France 5 Filming
Jun 19, 2017 • 63 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family share their experience with their most recent visiting film documentary crew from France 5. France 5 is the equivalent to the United States PBS broadcasting and has an…
7: Jules Dervaes Memorial (Special Ep.)
Jun 19, 2017 • 34 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this special episode, the Dervaes Family shares the audio from the memorial dedicated to their late father, Jules Dervaes. You’ll get to here prominent members of the community and local government share…
9: Inside Updates and Film Crews
Jun 19, 2017 • 60 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family shares the continuing adventures of filming for France 5, weather whip-lash, supplying local caterers and restaurants, advising local farmers on chickens, pet antics and…
6: Gene Baur of Farm Sanctuary
Jun 19, 2017 • 72 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family interviews the co-founder of Farm Sanctuary, Gene Baur. Farm Sanctuary is internationally famous for saving discarded animals from commercial farm piles of dead animals,…
2: Introduction Part 2
Jun 12, 2017 • 47 min
Welcome to the premier Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family recount the joys and struggles of being raised by their visionary Father, Jules Dervaes and the decades of hard lessons and experience that have empowered them to…
3: Lil’ Mo and the Dynaflos!
Jun 12, 2017 • 64 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Urban Homestead have a very special guest and dear friend on the show: Lil’ Mo and the Dynaflos! Learn more about Mo and Mike from Lil’ Mo’s Unholy Four and Lil’ Mo and the Dynaflos! Both…
4: Funny Chicken Stories Part 1
Jun 12, 2017 • 52 min
Welcome to the premier Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family answer questions from gardeners online, share tons of stories and tips for raising chickens, garden updates, and much more. This episod has two parts, so be sure to…
1: Introduction Part 1
Jun 12, 2017 • 49 min
Welcome to the premier Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family recount the joys and struggles of being raised by their visionary Father, Jules Dervaes and the decades of hard lessons and experience that have empowered them to…
5: History and Facts Part 1
Jun 12, 2017 • 50 min
Welcome to the Urban Homestead Radio podcast! In this episode, the Dervaes Family share their distinguished heritage of horticulture that extends far back into their family tree, funny stories of growing up on the homestead, the reasons for their…