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Living Off Grid? Preserving Your Own Food Is Essential!

For some, going off grid involves the latest technology and all the modern conveniences they can afford, so long as they are generating their own power. For others, it is about going back to a simpler way of life, maybe with some technology to be able to still exist in the modern world to some degree, maybe not, living...

Gorgeous Blasts From The Past! Geodesic Domes Make Fantastic Off Grid Homes!

Sometimes you just have to look back in order to get inspired to move forward! This idea rings true today, especially when it comes to off grid, sustainable, and energy efficient building design. Now, back in the 1960’s and 1970’s geodesic domes were popular designs among hippies, artists, futurists and others but their popularity faded in the 80’s and...

Flat Pack Cabin Could Be Your Amazing Off Grid Home!

These days there are more and more options if you want to go off grid, even if you want to do it in a remote region that isn’t ideal for more traditional buildings. One company, The Backcountry Hut Company, took some inspiration from IKEA and created flat pack cabin. Prefabricated, modular cabins that are perfect for your off grid...

How To Go Off Grid Now…With No Money?

Dick Proenneke at his cabin in 1985. NPS photo taken by Richard Proenneke and donated by Raymond Proenneke
How To Go Off Grid Now...With No Money? Want to move off grid? Here's how to do it now. You don't have to save money for years  for a down payment. You can move off grid right now. How? Easy. Sell everything you own and pay cash for a small piece of land and MOVE! "Whoa! Wait a minute!...

Portable 100% Self Sufficient Off Grid Cabin for $35k Deployable Anywhere in the World

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"Ready-To-Go" "off the grid" home system that can be placed anywhere in the world and setup instant housing complete with water, power, and food. Many manufacturers do something similar to this, but they patent their designs and they are expensive and cost upwards of $100k or more. This Off Grid cabin unit would retail for around $35k depending on...

Awesome Off Grid Cabin Built in 10 Days for Only $80k!

The average price of a new home in the U.S. is around $200,000 and currently climbing, and depending on where you live, that may not even get you much of a “home” to begin with, and we’re not talking about the square footage. Typical homes in the U.S. are, well, typical. They aren’t designed with off grid living in...

School Bus Converted to Fabulous Off Grid Tiny Home!

We’ve seen vehicles converted into off grid campers before, and most are familiar with the various tiny homes built on trailer frames, but sometimes you just need more space than smaller options provide. In these instances you may want to consider converting an old school bus into an off grid motorhome, especially if you have the experience and skills...

Converting a Van into an Awesome Off Grid Camper in 17 Days!

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There are all kinds of ways to get started on an off grid lifestyle. In fact, you are only limited by your imagination (and probably building codes) when it comes to finding creative ways to make yourself an off the grid tiny home. One way is to build some sort of trailer, or to convert an existing vehicle into...

Off Grid Foot Powered Washing Machine

Need to wash clothes? No need for electricity! Try this awesome little foot powered washing machine and wash your clothes off grid style! How cool is this little machine? You don't need electricity to wash clothes anymore. This little green machine is perfect for RV'ers, #vanlife folks, and off gridders alike. It's small enough to fit in your trunk or...

Where Do You Want to Live Off Grid?

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 you going to haul water? Do you want a...

Shipping Containers Make AWESOME AFFORDABLE Off Grid Homes!

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 are always looking to highlight the different options out...

Simple River Turbine Systems Could Power Your Off Grid Lifestyle.

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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 to generating power from nature, there is another great...

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