Off Grid Living
Living Green by creating a lifestyle that works with nature instead of against it.
Working with your hands to build and create what you need.
To begin, I need to state that every build is different and every situation is unique. It would be impossible to cover every possible case scenario for building off the grid. Hopefully, I will be able to lead you in the right direction in getting started, or at least give you some new ideas.Read More
Fellow Homesteaders Land on National TV by Building Off The Grid Formerly just small-town urban homesteaders, Timmy and Amber Bradshaw of Pawleys Island, South Carolina moved with their three children less than a year ago to the Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee. Just three months on their new land, they received an opportunity to film…Read More
Home Security For The Off-Grid Homestead You’ve made the decision and investment to use an off-grid power source: solar, wind, hydro, your own generator, or a combination. You’ve detached your homestead from the grid. This is certainly a significant step in self-sufficiency but what about home security on the off-grid homestead?Read More
When we moved our family of five from over 2,500 sq ft to just 500, we faced some difficult challenges. Many involved too much stuff and finding peace in a tiny home. The biggest challenge was finding space for all of our things we needed for everyday use. Here are 6 space-saving tips for tiny…Read More
When we moved to our new land, I never imagined all the free food I would find. I wasn’t really purposefully foraging for wild edibles at the time, more just getting familiar with my surroundings. But everywhere I looked, I saw food, FREE food!Read More
What happens if a storm hits and you’re without power for a week or longer? How long would your food supply last without electricity? What if you live Off-grid, how will you cool your food? I will answer all of these questions and more in How to keep food cool off Grid & without electricity.Read More
It’s only been one year since we went through a hurricane here on the east coast. We were without power, any form of communication, and the use of bathroom facilities for a week- we were fortunate compared to most. Banks closed early before the hurricane, store shelves were emptied, gas stations were out of gas…Read More
Do you want financial freedom? Are you tired of being told what you can and can not do on your own property? Then you are probably one of the thousands that are looking into Off Grid Living. Before you give your two weeks notice and put your house on the market, there are 12 Things You…Read More
Top 6 Energy Sources for Living Off The Grid When deciding to live Off The Grid, one of the main concerns (other than a water source) is generating energy to supply your needs. The first thing we all think of when thinking of green energy is solar. There are other viable energy sources out there…Read More