A US Marine Corps Veteran had his property condemned by the City of Huntsville for living off grid. He is now fighting city hall to stand up for his right to live on his two acres of land in a...
This Double Shipping Container home is a great idea if you want to live underground. Using the Earth to keep your home a constant temperature is an age old idea. With building codes in effect on many places of earth,...
Off Grid Salt Water Battery Aquion Energy has developed a non-toxic off-grid solar battery that can last a household over 10 years! The salt water powered Aspen Solar batteries can handle daily use and require literally zero maintenance. The batteries...
Utilities bills across the county and globe are skyrocketing, which costs people a significant portion of their monthly income.  While some people cut costs by not running their heather as much and in turn living uncomfortably during the winter,...
Earthen Hut By Hand Talk about do it yourself! In this amazing time-lapse video, a bushman builds a solid mud hut using only naturally occurring materials and primitive tools. The tools he used to build the home were a stick...
According to a recent announcement by France's Ecology Minister, Ségolène Royal, the European country will soon start paving a significant portion of their roadways with solar panels. The project, called Wattway, will reportedly provide power to over 5 million...
We all love camping and the outdoor fun that comes with it. But let's face it, when it comes to pitching a tent, most would rather be putting some food on the fire or heading to the hiking trail....
Freedom Cove Tucked away in Clayoquot Sound, BC is a taste of homesteading heaven. Owned by Catherine King and Wayne Adams, Freedom Cove is an off the grid village of floating boathouses and sustainable gardens. The structure is only accessible...
Jason and Nicki Wynn are full-time RVers. Having abandoned the daily grind for a life of travel and adventure, the couple now shares their ups and downs and trials and tribulations on their blog, Gone with the Wynns....
Solar power is easier than you think Plants cannot grow without rich soil Water runs downhill, gravity fed water systems are easy Carrying water is the WORST Batteries run out Bears like trash Firewood is a ton of work Yurts are better at cold weather than...