An alternative to the outdoor outhouse and composting toilets is the urine diverting toilet setup. In this post, I discuss, how we avoid hoofing to an outhouse at -40F by having an indoor version of an outhouse.
I had a question from a fellow homesteader about outhouses. We used an outhouse for 20 years in Maine and I’ve used them in remote exploration camps too. In this post, I talk about the construction and proper use of the outdoor outhouse.
For someone just starting out with an existing property or for those who are still contemplating an off-grid homesteading lifestyle, the transition can seem daunting. How do I get started and what do I tackle first? After 37 years living an off-grid, homesteading life, we share our thoughts in a 2 part post. This is […]
An off-grid living adventure for girlie girls, complete with some info from Trayer Wilderness!
How we have insured a safe water supply by filtering our homestead’s water sources, both lake water and hand dug well.
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.