Have you ever heard of a wall tent? You may be familiar with backpacking and family camping tents put out by various companies but there is another breed of tent used by hunters as well as the mineral and oil exploration industry. And that’s the wall tent. A wall tent is a perfect “temporary home” […]
The magical story of how we found water by dowsing and what we did to secure a safe supply of water for our new off-grid homestead,
Now that we have found our new property, it’s time to clear the road, pick the homestead spot and lay out where the house, gardens and orchard will be located. Here is how we set about doing that plus tips on utilizing the natural resources on the property.
After a great deal of research, I discuss what I’ve learned about refrigeration and battery choices for the off-grid community.
The last 17 years have been spent alone on a remote wilderness lake in northern Saskatchewan. The previous 20 years were spent homesteading in Maine. Join us as we make one last stand. A homestead on the Nova Scotia coast. We will again start from scratch and we will take the reader along with us […]
We explain some of the design considerations we take into account when designing a new home’s floor plan. Efficient use of space is a paramount consideration and we offer our thoughts on the subject. This is part 2 of 2.