An Amazing and Prolific Urban Homestead

The common conception of homesteading is that it's a rural activity. But one man in Pasadena, CA and his adult children have created a wildly successful urban homestead on one-tenth of an acre.

Dervaes solar panel
The homestead’s 2 kW solar power system produces about two-thirds of the Dervaes’ electricity needs — diligently minimized to no more than 6 kWh a day.