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Homegrown Revolution (Award winning short-film 2009)- The Urban Homestead

Check us out at: www.urbanhomestead.org The Dervaes Family on Facebook www.facebook.com The Urban Homestead on Facebook: www.facebook.com For more on the film: www.homegrownrevolution.com To purchase a copy for public screening www.peddlerswagon.com ~*~*~*~*~ This film features: Jules Dervaes, Justin Dervaes, Anais Dervaes and Jordanne Dervaes Homegrown Revolution is a short introduction to the homegrown project that has been called a new revolution in urban sustainability. In the midst of a dense city setting in downtown Pasadena, radical change is taking root. For over twenty years, the Dervaes family have transformed their home into an urban homestead and model for sustainable agriculture and city living. Through the creation of the “Urban Homestead” the Dervaes family shows that change is possible — one step at a time. They harvest 3 tons of organic food annually from their 1/10 acre garden while incorporating many back-to-basics practices, solar energy and biodiesel in order to reduce their footprint on the earth’s resources. Through the creation of the “Urban Homestead” the Dervaes family shows that change is possible, Homegrown Revolution is a short film that was never created for a film festival circuit but has a true homegrown, homemade story behind its creation. The original version of Homegrown Revolution was made in three days for a lecture Jules Dervaes gave at the University of California Los Angeles in October 2007 on the topic of Slow Food (SEE ORIGINAL