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.
What you need for a small off-grid system, plus which appliances you can use, and which you can't.
Not only does it work, but it's a cinch to make...if, of course you live in the right climate.
I was part of a panel for Porch magazine discussing many aspects of off-grid living. You can read that article here.
My top six strategies for dealing with pests, plus a list of critters you want to cultivate.
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.
Some people swear by compost showers. It didn't work for me, though. Here's why.
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.
You don't need to have millions to create your own tiny off-grid empire. Take a look at some of my moneyless creations.
Keep it inexpensive and basic. Here's how to build a small access road by hand in four simple steps.
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.
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