Who we are
Stefani Bittner is the owner of Homestead Design Collective, a San Francisco Bay Area landscape design firm focused on creating beautiful gardens that provide harvest. Stefani is the co-author of The Beautiful Edible Garden (Ten Speed Press, 2013) and Harvest: Unexpected Projects Using 47 Extraordinary Garden Plants (Ten Speed Press, 2017).
Our team offers a unique and sophisticated approach, using both organic farming and fine gardening skills, for people who want help creating aesthetically designed, organic edible gardens. Homestead provides design, installation, and full-service organic maintenance, harvesting, bee keeping, preserving, floristry and composting services. Homestead is the design team behind the new Test Gardens for Sunset Magazine, the edible garden for Marin Art & Garden Center, and the community garden for Bay Meadows. Our gardens can be found in commercial properties, public spaces, and private residences, and our work has been featured in San Francisco Chronicle, The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, Vogue, Sunset Magazine, Food & Wine, Time Magazine, Better Homes & Gardens, Modern Farmer, Food52, and Gardenista.com.