How To Build a DIY Hot Tub for Your Off Grid Cabin for Only $250

Now this looks like a fun off grid project! Easy DIY Stock Tank Hot Tub For Your Off Grid Cabin – Got a spare stock tank laying around your property? Turn it into a DIY hot tub and relax in your new wood fire heated hot tub! This looks simple enough to build and technically […]

Man Builds Off Grid Log Cabin in Canadian Wilderness with Hand Tools

Man Builds Off Grid Cabin in Canadian Wilderness – Shawn James built this nice little cabin in the Canadian wilderness by hand, using hand tools and sheer dedication and determination. Shawn’s skill and dedication is evident in the quality and craftsmanship of the cabin. It is by far one of the coolest off grid cabins […]

How To Build a 400sqft Solar Powered Off Grid Cabin for $2k

How to build a nice small cabin powered by solar panels. Lamar Alexander built this cute little 400 square foot cabin for approximately $2000, and powers it with a 570 watt solar and wind power system. The whole system is very inexpensive, and the best part is he is mortgage free. Very cool little cabin. I’d […]

1 Million Pounds of Food Per Year on 3 Acres Year Round Growing

Aquaponics is one of the best ways to grow massive amount of food on a small parcel of land. Growing your own food is part of living off the grid. It’s part of self sufficiency and a way to feed your family. As well as your neighbors, and maybe the entire town. Will Allen of […]

What Would You Do With A Universal Basic Income?

What do you think of a universal basic income for everyone. Before you answer, read this. Think about this. Your shelter, water, food and power would be taken care of. All your basics would be covered. This would free you up to do whatever you wanted. Let’s do a thought experiment. Now! Before we start […]

10 Things You Must Have To Live Off Grid

Well, here’s the deal. I have to face it. I just don’t have the credit or the cash to buy land where I live…yet. It’s way overpriced and as much as I’d like to just get a piece of land here, it’s not feasible right now due to the high cost per and financing restrictions […]

16 Of My Crazy Off Grid Projects & Goals

Here’s a list of some of my goals and projects for my off grid homestead. First thing is to get the land I need. This will have to be a larger parcel of land 20-40 acres or more. Ideally I’d like a 100 acre plus pice of land so I can grow and have multiple […]

Solar Powered Vertical Garden: A Stackable & Portable Greenhouse Aquaponics Garden

This solar powered vertical garden is an off grid living original design developed from a need to grow food in a small space using high-yield-high-density aquaponics growing techniques. The system is originally based off of a shipping container’s ability to stack vertically, as well as provide a portable and shippable solution for easily transporting and setting […]

640sqft Solar Powered Shipping Container Cabin with Greenhouse For $25k

Off Grid solar powered shipping container cabin with an attached greenhouse. This is another off grid living original home design which combines the best of many aspects of off grid living. Shelter, food, and power. This design assumes water is readily available through a well or city water system. It might appear the cabin is […]

1 Million Pounds of Food Per Acre?! Ultra High Yield Solar Powered Vertical Aquaponics System

EXPERIMENTAL ULTRA HIGH YIELD SOLAR POWERED VERTICAL AQUAPONICS SYSTEM MISSION STATEMENT & PROJECT GOAL: Build an aquaponics system which maximizes crop yield per square foot and share that design under an OPEN SOURCE license for anyone to improve upon, modify, and use for producing organically grown food in their local area. The ultimate goal of […]

1440sqft 3BR 1BA Shipping Container Home with Living Roof and 4000 Watt Solar Power System

  1440sqft Shipping Container Home Design This is a MOD of my original 1280sqft shipping container home design, with an increase of 160sqft by spreading the containers apart another 4 feet to make the common area between containers 20’x40′ (800sqft). This increases the overall total livable area of the home to 1440sqft.   VAULTED CEILING: […]

2560sqft 5BR 2BA 2 Story Shipping Container Home For $50k

2560sqft 5BR 2BA Shipping Container Home AFFORDABLE: This is a HUGE home for only $50k. Even at only $499 per month, you could afford this home and have it paid in full in 8 years. With 10% down ($5k) you could pay it off in 7. No more 20-30 year mortgages. MATERIALS COST: $35k-$50k TOTAL EST. […]

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