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This Tool Can Plant Over 200 Seeds In A Matter Of Minutes!

By | October 30th, 2018|Categories: Off Grid Living|Tags: , , , |

If you’re living, or planning to live, off grid, then you know you’re in for a lot of work. If you are going to try to grow most of your own food, well then you’re in for even more work. Providing enough food for yourself and your family is more [...]

Where Do You Want to Live Off Grid?

By | September 7th, 2018|Categories: Cabins, DIY, Off Grid Living, Off Grid News, Off Grid Shelters, Renewable Energy, sustainable energy, Sustainable Living|Tags: , , |

Where Do You Want to Live Off Grid? Well...that depends. Do you have an idea of where you can live off grid? What are your requirements? Land, obviously? But where? Where in the USA do you want to live off grid? what are you going to do for water? Are [...]

Awesome $33k Tiny House Can Be Ready To Move Into In 2 Days!

By | June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Cabins, DIY, Off Grid Living, Off Grid News, Off Grid Videos, Sustainable Living, Tiny Houses|Tags: , , , , , , |

There are all sorts of tiny homes on the market these days, some of which can still cost you almost six figures, which in some markets, can be equal to or even more than traditional housing. There are also a large number of ideas that aim to make tiny homes [...]

Shipping Containers Make AWESOME AFFORDABLE Off Grid Homes!

By | June 21st, 2018|Categories: Tiny Houses|Tags: , , , , |

When it comes to off grid homes, there are a lot of different designs and ideas floating around these days. Some are high end, and high priced, luxury off grid cabins, others are based on the tiny home model and can vary in both the technology and the cost. We [...]

Simple River Turbine Systems Could Power Your Off Grid Lifestyle.

By | June 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog, DIY, Energy, Hydro, Off Grid Living, Off Grid News, Renewable Energy, sustainable energy, Sustainable Living, Technology, Water|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Solar and wind get most of the attention when it comes to renewable energy these days. After all, we can see huge turbines and solar farms popping up in more and more areas, so of course they tend to be the ones that get our attention. Still, when it comes [...]

Earthships Are Beautiful Off Grid Homes.

By | June 13th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Off Grid Living|Tags: , , , , |

An Earthship is a type of off grid home that is made from natural and recycled materials. This means that they can be a combination of discarded items, reclaimed materials, and natural materials like mud bricks, straw, or any number of nature based sources. They have been around since the [...]

How To Make a Living Off Grid & Online

By | May 31st, 2018|Categories: DIY, Homesteading, Inspiration, Off Grid Living, Off Grid News, Sustainable Living|Tags: , , , , |

Do you want to earn some extra money each month? Have you ever wanted to make a living from home? You can make a living online while living off the grid. Making a living off grid and online is much different from making money while living off the grid. It's [...]

Urban Farming Takes To The Rooftops

By | May 28th, 2018|Categories: Off Grid News|Tags: , , , , |

With more focus being put on nutrition, fresh food, and supplying food to urban areas that often have large areas that qualify as “food deserts”(an area where grocery stores and access to fresh produce and meat is limited or otherwise restricted, often leaving convenience stores as the main source for [...]

Amazing Real Life “Hobbit Holes”, Can Be Built In As Little As 3 Days!

By | May 18th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Off Grid News|Tags: , , , , |

Given the amount of money they made, it is safe to say that many of you reading this probably have seen either The Hobbit or The Lord of the Rings movies, or read the books on which they were based. One of the more memorable visuals is actually something that [...]

Awesome 800sqft 3D Printed Home Can Be Constructed For Only $4k

By | May 12th, 2018|Categories: Cabins, DIY, Homesteading, Off Grid Living, Off Grid News, Off Grid Shelters, Sustainable Living|Tags: , , , , , |

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCzS2FZoB-I How do you build a 2 bedroom, 800 square-foot, energy efficient house that can withstand severe storms and that costs only $4,000? That's a tough one, oh, and you only have 24 hours to do it! Say what? That's impossible! Well, my friend, welcome to the 21st century: the [...]

Amazing Off Grid Tiny House Has Everything You Need

By | May 11th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83vzo2J09VM In the beginning... Paul and Annet lived the big city life in Sydney before deciding to say "See ya Sydney!" and move on up to Byron Shire. They stayed with friends at first, but eventually found a small studio cabin that they used as a home base for starting [...]

California May Require Solar On All New Homes Starting In 2020

By | May 9th, 2018|Categories: Activism, Energy, Off Grid Living, Off Grid News, Renewable Energy, sustainable energy, Sustainable Living, Technology|Tags: , , , , |

On Wednesday, May 9th 2018, California could become the first state, and possibly the first government of any type in the world, to require solar panels for the construction of all new homes. This is no small feat when you realize that California is now the world's 5th largest economy [...]

Tesla & Solar City Win Fight Against Greedy Anti-Solar Utility Company In Arizona Is also a Win For Consumers Going Off Grid.

By | May 8th, 2018|Categories: Activism, Energy, Homesteading, Off Grid Living, Off Grid News, Renewable Energy, sustainable energy, Sustainable Living, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , |

Tesla recently won a lawsuit it inherited when it obtained Solar City a few years ago. The lawsuit was against an Arizona utility company over fees they were charging to those who were installing solar power and battery systems in the state of Arizona. Such fees are not uncommon in [...]

Vertical Farming, The Future of Farming?

By | May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Aquaponics, DIY, Gardening, Homesteading, Off Grid Living, Off Grid News, Permaculture, Sustainable Living, Urban Farming|Tags: , , , |

Vertical farming is a topic we have covered before. Usually we talk about the higher yields, the shorter harvest times, and the fact that you need fewer resources, such as soil, water, and even light, in order to grow food using vertical farming techniques. All of that is true, and [...]

Elon Musk’s Brother Kimbal Musk Grows Food in Shipping Containers

By | May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Blog|

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kVrlypadLos Elon Musk has always dreamed big. He basically applied a defibrillator to the nascent electric car industry and now he’s building rocket ships to take him to infinity and beyond. His brother, Kimbal, on the other hand is a little more down to Earth. Kimbal Musk is a food [...]

Wind Turbine Can Power Your Off Grid Cabin For Less Than A New iPhone

By | April 29th, 2018|Categories: Wind|Tags: , , , |

If you are living off grid, or considering it in the future, one of the biggest concerns, other than shelter of course, is how to power your new home or cabin and become energy independent. While many people opt to go solar, there is a company in India that is [...]

Homes Made From Discarded Plastic For Under $300

By | April 29th, 2018|Categories: Off Grid News|Tags: , , , |

As the world faces increasing pollution, especially from plastics, and a severe lack of adequate housing for up to a billion people, some companies are looking to make an impact in solving both problems with a single solution. By using plastics that would otherwise end up in landfills, or as [...]

A Small Town In Texas Is Taking The Lead To Train Students For A Career In Wind.

By | April 29th, 2018|Categories: Off Grid News, Wind|Tags: , , , |

Renewable energy is one of the fastest growing employment sectors in the U.S., a trend which isn’t likely to end to anytime soon. With this growth, comes a need for properly trained workers, especially wind turbine technicians, which usually requires either a technical school degree or an associates. These are [...]

China Adds Almost 10 Gigawatts Of Solar In Just 3 Months Of 2018

By | April 28th, 2018|Categories: Off Grid News|Tags: , , |

For years the image of China has been a nation choked by smog and pollution in its major cities as their power plants and large population burned fossil fuels to power their daily lives. While they do still have their problems with air quality, they have taken huge steps to [...]

Is Your State Rigging The Game Against Solar?

By | April 27th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Off Grid News|Tags: , , |

Across the nation, there are states that are embracing solar, wind, and other forms of renewable energy. Sadly, there are also states that are still fighting against it, often at the request of power company and fossil fuel lobbyists. While solar alone now employs more people in the U.S. than [...]

New 3D Printed Home Can Be Printed in 24 Hours and Costs Only $4,000!

By | April 26th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Off Grid News, Technology, Tiny Houses|Tags: , , |

Worldwide there are over a billion people who lack adequate and safe housing. One of the problems has always been how to provide it at a level that is affordable, efficient, and can be done quickly enough to make a real impact. The solution could be a lot closer than [...]

The Cost of Solar Panels Are Going Up, Will Cost You More To Live Off Grid

By | January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Activism, Energy, Off Grid News, Renewable Energy, sustainable energy, Sustainable Living|Tags: , , , , |

The cost of your solar panels are GOING UP! I don't care what side of the fence you're on politically, THIS is BAD for sustainable energy and off grid living! The costs are already high enough to discourage and prevent many hard working folks from being able to put solar [...]

7 Farm & Garden Inventions That Will Change The World

By | January 15th, 2018|Categories: Gardening, Healthy Food, Homesteading, Inspiration, Off Grid News, Permaculture, Sustainable Living, Technology, Urban Farming|Tags: , , , |

These are certainly some interesting inventions, though I imagine a few of them are on the far side of expensive, they are certainly still interesting to see. A few of them, like a tiller on the end of a drill with extended length, could be rather cheap and make some [...]

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