After three years living off-grid in our cabin in the woods, we spent a week in town with a friend who was ill, and wow, was it ever easy to help her out. When did I suddenly become such a good housekeeper? It seems that off-grid living has taught me more than I expected.
We are killing ourselves out there, working long hours to pay people for things we can – and should – do ourselves. Here are 10 reasons that will convince you to slow down and simplify.
Whether from storms, accidents or malice, power outages are a reality, and they will continue to be. Are you prepared to deal with a short or long-term disruption in electricity in your home?
Do you realize how much money is spent on restaurants and take-out every day? Find out why you should be eating your meals at home.
Do you believe that only chemical-based conventional farming can feed the world? That, if we switched to organic farming, millions would starve? The truth is, conventional farming is killing us. Let me detail a few of the very major side-effects that conventional farming has had on our world – and our health.
The most common criticism against organic farming (or, as I like to call it, farming) is that it will not feed the world. Only conventional farming, the common wisdom has it, can feed the population of nine billion expected by 2050. But is that true? Not only can small organic farming feed the world, but […]