After 37 years of living an off-grid homesteading lifestyle, we share some of the insights and experiences we’ve learned so that you too, can successfully live a self-reliant life.
A look at why I chose to live a self-reliant lifestyle and the questions each of us need to answer before delving into the magical world of off-grid homesteading.
I look at the questions and considerations everyone should ask themselves as they search for that perfect homestead site.
This is our introductory post. As part of the back to the land movement in the 1970’s, we’ve made self-reliance a way of life for the last 37 years. My wife and I currently live 100 miles in the wilderness on a remote lake. Float plane is the only way to reach us. We only […]
In this last installment of the homestead water supply, I’ll explain how we modified our wilderness water system by hand digging a water well. And how we overcame the challenge of digging it in pure sand.
After 20 years in Maine, we made the big move to a remote lake in the Canadian wilderness. In this post, I’ll look at how we hand dug a 200 foot trench, installed pipe and set up a water system to draw our homestead’s water from the lake. We will use a motor powered piston […]