Do you want to live off the grid? Maybe living off the grid is the right choice for you and your family. Maybe you’re already living it! That’s awesome! (I’m jealous)! But maybe you are still living in the city, biding your time before you get off the grid. Even if the time isn’t right […]
Thousands of people dream of going off the grid, living in some idyllic cabin in the woods by streams, oceanfront, or nestled in the mountains. It makes for a lovely picture but the reality of preparing to go off grid requires considerable research, forethought, planning, and organization. Of course, to go ‘off grid’ means different […]
So you’d like to take your farm off the grid. This article addresses how to approach this issue and develop the best strategy to effectively take your farm off the grid using renewable energy. This article breaks it down into seven easily understandable steps from a solar energy expert.
When we moved off grid 3 years ago we never dreamed that too much power would be a problem. We tested each of our appliances for electricity usage with a Kill-A-Watt electricity monitor and donated all the high usage appliances believing that we’d never be able to use them off grid. Waffle maker? Food dehydrator? […]
Frustrated with your chickens’ water constantly freezing this winter? Here are some old fashioned solutions that are inexpensive and simple. No electricity required!
We’ve all heard of eating grasshoppers, crickets and maybe even termites and ants but cicadas? They don’t sound good to me either, but I hear they are a lot like shrimp. (something else I don’t eat) Here’s how to harvest and cook cicadas.