Considering going off-Grid?
Many people focus on all the wrong things in the beginning when they attempt an off-grid life. Join my new, free, off-grid preparation email course, and sort out some fundamentals first.
Solar Power Explained
What you need for a small off-grid system, plus which appliances you can use, and which you can't.
Zeer Pot fridge
Not only does it work, but it's a cinch to make...if, of course you live in the right climate.
Preserving your Produce
So you have fruit and vegetables, but what to do with them? Here's the lazy person's guide to food preservation.
Dealing with Critters
My top six strategies for dealing with pests, plus a list of critters you want to cultivate.
Off-Grid Water Guide
You can survive without power relatively easily. But if you're living off-the-grid, your biggest concern is water.
How to make a successful veggie patch without killing your earth or yourself. 10 tips for the would-be natural gardener.
Compost Showers? How to make one.
Some people swear by compost showers. It didn't work for me, though. Here's why.
Using human manure?
I still haven't died of amoebic dysentery, nor have I contracted cholera. And my veggies are thriving.
5 things you didn't know about composting toilets, plus how to build one in an afternoon.
Building for Free
You don't need to have millions to create your own tiny off-grid empire. Take a look at some of my moneyless creations.
How to Make a Road by Hand
Keep it inexpensive and basic. Here's how to build a small access road in four simple steps.
Connecting PVC Pipes
Fitting PVC pipe joints and taps is a five minute job. It’s not something you should normally need to get a plumber out for.
The Mud Home takes many hours a week to run, and costs a lot to sustain. If you find this site useful or inspiring, please consider supporting it so that it can continue.
Many thanks to all those who've already become Mud Sustainers.