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’ve arrived in Nova Scotia and now the work begins to gain access and clear the homestead site. We detail just how we go about creating a brand new homestead from scratch.
Yardsaling, flea markets, estate sales, antique and thrift stores, the locations are endless… As most of you know, I am NOT a shopper, despise being in town more than I need to be BUT I love looking for treasures! This is the perfect time of year to get out and find the things you need […]
If you’ve followed The Farmer’s Lamp, you know we were suddenly thrust into living off grid world last year. We’ve learned, by necessity, how not only to survive, but thrive. If you’re considering the move to off grid, may I offer you these tips to help cut down your learning curve. We thought we knew […]