Off The Grid

Off The Grid
June of 2018 I visited Raven Rock Eco Village for nearly a week. It was one of the most transformational experiences of my life, please enjoy this interview I conducted with two of the founding members, Ted and Don. These...
Beaver Boxes Tiny Homes. Container Homes. Backyard Modulars. Tell them The Homestead Guru sent you for $500 off! Embrace The Beaver! Our construction company has been founded 10 years ago, at the very peak of the building frenzy in the US… Since then we’ve...
The average price of a house in the United States is $200,000. That alone is a very good reason why many people are looking to downsize. But what does it really cost to join the tiny house movement? Let’s take...
Life Opted Out Podcast gives us a tour of their newly converted tiny home - a van conversion!Check out their electric and solar set up, the water system and more on Instagram: @lifeoptedout
Transitioning to a Sailboat Before we lived on a sailboat we lived off grid in Northern Arizona, traveling around our RV. Our sailboat is a Pearson 323. When we moved onto our new home, we brought our solar setup along....
A guest post by Lucy Clark of Garden Ambition. Homesteading is a fantastic way to live sustainably and have more financial freedom in the long run. It can be done either in urban, suburban, or rural settings. Wherever that may...
The Flow Hive team is celebrating another successful run on crowdfunding platform Indiegogo, with sales for the Flow Hive 2 exceeding USD$1million (AU$1.2M) this morning. The Flow Hive 2 is the culmination of a year of product development and reflects...
Every good gardener who's been at it awhile, knows that success starts in your garden's soil. What's the difference between soil and dirt? Dirt and soil seem like interchangeable terms, but really they're not. Soil has living matter in it--microbes, earthworms, nematodes,...
Real, authentic adult friendships are so precious, and sadly, pretty uncommon these days too. Modern society is set up for mobility that has to do with jobs and earning potential, not friendships. However, four couples in Austin, Texas decided to cast...
Packing up your things and taking a road trip is a goal for many adventurers and off-griders, but driving around a vehicle that gets 8 miles per gallon can be quite costly to the owner and the environment. A...