Category Archives: JT Homesteader


Behold! Rush Milkweed (Asclepias subulata; verified on iNaturalist), uncultivated, growing in our ‘yard’ near the house, fed by greywater. In this region, this variety of milkweed is of prime benefit to the stupendously gorgeous Western Monarch butterfly; monarch caterpillars can only … Continue reading

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Really great photos of Stephanie’s design work on our JT Homesteader cabin project, with some quotes from both of us about the ethic/concept. See:

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Our Homestead Camp Cabin (pictured above, at a recent sunset) is available for rent to peaceful travelers. It’s like camping in the desert — only you don’t need to bring any camping gear, you have a built shelter to sleep … Continue reading

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(photo by Angela de la Agua) Daylight temps are finally falling after a very long, very hot and humid summer out here. Nighttime is gorgeous, it’s warm and pleasant enough that you can still sleep outside. Ah, autumn! We still … Continue reading

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AVAILABLE NOW: Portable compost toilet, designed by Stephanie

Stephanie designed this portable compost toilet and we still have a few left for sale. Here’s why you should buy it: – Assembles (and disassembles) in minutes, no hardware, stores flat for easy portability – Drought-friendly — uses no water … Continue reading

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