Off Grid Permaculture

Free Land — Living Off Grid With No Money

If you are like me, the biggest obstacle to the dream of living off grid is money. Today, I thought I would help out wannabe homesteaders by gathering together tips for living off grid without money, some you probably haven't seen before.

Best States to Live Off Grid: All 50 States Ranked

Today, I was wondering exactly what state is best to live off grid. So, went out and did a bunch of research on 12 key factors that make a state great for off grid living. You may be surprised which states came out on top.

How to Live in an RV on Your Own Land Legally

For many people, the quickest and simplest way to move on to their own plot of land is to live in an RV or motor home. In my own off grid journey I've researched this path extensively. And, since many people are confused it they can legally live in an RV at all, I've decided to share what I've found.

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Building Your Own Self Sufficient Homstead

How to Live Off Grid: A Checklist for Self Sufficiency

Many people ask me, what does it take to go off grid and live self sufficiently. So, today I decided to sit down and write everything you need to get started off grid, along with a checklist.

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The Off Grid Income Secret, and Why No One Admits It

I see a lot of advice out there about how to quit your job and make money living off grid that is just plain wrong. Very few homesteaders will admit that they drive 100s of miles a week to commute to work. But, after working for years to afford to go off grid, I found the secret to support myself in the country.

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Best Homesteading Apps Iphone Android

Essential Apps for Homesteaders | Ultimate Off Grid Apps Review

While most homesteaders, like me, don't want to be too reliant on technology, a few great iPhone and Android apps are just too good to pass up. With many homesteaders using a power efficient phone as their primary home computer, these top homesteading apps help you get the info you need and record helpful data fast, so you can get on with enjoying your off grid life.

December 03, 2020
Homesteading Family How To Get Your Family Off The Grid

Becoming a Homesteading Family | How To Get Your Family Off the Grid

Want to move off the grid, but not sure how to bring your family along for the ride. Building a homestead is a fun, but challenging experience that has the power to bring families together like almost nothing else, if approach correctly. Here are 9 tips to help make your family in to a homesteading family, and have a blast doing it.

December 06, 2020

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Off Grid Cabin and Land for Free

Free Land — Living Off Grid With No Money

If you are like me, the biggest obstacle to the dream of living off grid is money. Today, I thought I would help out wannabe homesteaders by gathering together tips for living off grid without money, some you probably haven't seen before.

Free Low-Cost Off Grid Cabin

Best States to Live Off Grid: All 50 States Ranked

Today, I was wondering exactly what state is best to live off grid. So, went out and did a bunch of research on 12 key factors that make a state great for off grid living. You may be surprised which states came out on top.

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Cooking without Electricity on Wood Fire Stove

How To Cook Off Grid Without Electricity

Leaving your old range behind can seem like an adventure to some. But, when it comes to sustainable, low cost, off grid cooking options, there is a wide variety of tasty and fun options that will make you wonder why you ever cooked with electric at all.

Off Grid Food Preservation

Off Grid Food Preservation — Techniques You Need To Know

For many off gridders, growing and hunting the food is the fun part but the real challenge begins when you try to store it for later. Nature dictates that food is much more plentiful part of the year, and so those who wish to live freely and independently from the industrial food system need to know how to stock up their pantry for good eating all year long.

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Better Off Grid Air Conditioning | 5 Out of the Box Ideas

As summer approaches, I thought it was time to spend some time researching off grid air conditioning. While traditional AC units are generally quite expensive to run off solar, I though that there must be a better way keep cool off the grid, and I wasn't disappointed.

Wind Turbine Charge Controller

Beginners Guide to Wind Turbine Charge Controllers

When I first started learning about using wind turbines to generate off grid energy, I thought that a solar charge controller and wind turbine charge controller might be the same thing. However, now I know that mixing up the two can be a huge expensive mistake. That's why I decided to write this short article explaining exactly what a wind power charge controller does, and how to choose the right one for your system.

September 02, 2020

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Free Range Pasture Poultry Chickens

Pastured Poultry: How Much Land You Really Need

Joel Salatin style pastured poultry is an increasingly popular method used by farmers and homesteaders who raise healthy organic chickens. This method allows chickens to forage the land naturally. But how much land does a pastured poultry flock actually need?

Wasy to Keep Deer Out

Ways to Keep Deer Out of the Garden that Actually Work

There are a lot of recommendations out there about how to keep deer out of the garden, but I find that many of them don't really work. Or they work for a while before the deer wise up. These are the methods that I found work and work for good.

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Yurt Living Off Grid Homestead Debt Free

How To Live In A Yurt Full-Time To Save Money And Go Debt-Free

Although you may not have heard the word Yurt before, you have probably seen these iconic round structures. They are increasingly popular as semi-permanent and permanent off grid structures, who's low cost and DIY friendly construction mean that debt-free living is possible for anyone. Let me walk you through everything you need to know about yurts to get started.

Off Grid Cabin Building Ideas

Best Ideas for Building Off Grid | 10 Ways to Live Self Sufficiently

So many aspiring homesteaders are stuck on the high price of buying a house. But for those willing to do it themselves, there are some many better options out there that you may never have heard of. Here ar 10 good ways to build off grid for less money.

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Solar Powered Water Pump

How to Run a Well Pump on Solar

One question I commonly get from people building an off grid power system, is whether they can run a deep water well pump from a solar system. So, today I decided to answer that question for everyone.

Alternative Toilets for Off Grid Sites with No Septic

Best Alternative Off Grid Toilets - No Septic!

If you are like me, the cost of new septic was too high, and you weren't sure if one would work way out on your property anyway. That's why I went out and found the best off grid toilets for remote cabins or eco-friendly homesteads.