Open source homestead and market gardening plans from start to finish!



Filming the making of Secret Haven. (A city homestead prototype.)


Grand opening in March, 2018


New Chapter – Learning homesteading by walking through it.

Chickens at the estate

It’s more than a new chapter. There are critical and urgent matters to figure out how to solve. What to do with 19 chickens, 4 turkeys, 9 ducks, 15 bee hives, two koi ponds and a ton of rabbits all on a city lot!

Only 6 chickens are allowed and it is illegal to have them without a permit! The police are leaving notices but we are determined to turn this estate sale into a beautiful project with a happy ending. We have never taken on an estate sale like this, and now what?

We learn as we go, by walking though it. Read full post on the City Homestead site.