Across the U.S. local zoning officials are making it increasingly difficult for people to go off-grid and live self-sustainable lives. Building tiny homes, harvesting rainwater, using solar or wind energy, and even building community gardens are being targeted...
Long before you live off-grid, you'll need to rethink a few things about modern living, and learn a few new skills as well. Off-grid living comes with a decent learning curve. This is especially true when you've grown up in...
When a Congressman goes off grid Meet Representative Roscoe Bartlett, a former US Congressman (Maryland), who now lives off the grid in his own mountain sanctuary. During his tenure in congress he was known as the most "green" republican on the...
Think living in an RV full time is a desperate measure for folks with no other options? Rethink your priorties, mate! Here's a list of excellent reasons why living in an RV beats living in a house. 1. TRAVEL is the...
Many millennials are clueless when it comes to basic survival skills! A recent poll conducted at the London Boat show indicates many young people have a general lack of knowledge about basic survival skills such as knot tying, starting a fire...
These camping and survival gifts are perfect for the wilderness lover in your family! There is so much cool camping gear to chose from - we sifted through hundreds of products to find these resourceful and thoughtful gifts. 2017 Best...
What do you as a fulltimer? Are you still working a 9-5 job? I decided a few years ago, I wanted a different lifestyle. Now we live off grid and are building a Sapioponic House. I decided that it...
In response to the lack of clean, drinkable water in some parts of the world, Italian-based Architecture and Vision has designed a water tower that harvests rainwater, dew, and fog. The company’s team claims it has the capability of...
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...
The Barsha Pump ("Rain Pump" in Nepalize) is able to pump water from a moving river or stream to heights of 20 meters or more. The pump is based on ancient Egyptian technology and is basically a water wheel on a...