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...
Sustainable and affordable energy is a must have for any successful off-the-grid homestead. Solar tends to be the go-to technology, but with its high price and inaccessibility to some due to location limitations on their property or sub-par weather...
Ever wanted to live in an off the grid cabin that you built yourself but didn't think you had the time, money, or know how? Well here are five examples of off the grid homes that were built by...
An great edition to any homestead or survival retreat is a solar cooker. As simple as they are effective, solar cookers use the sun's energy to heat and cook food placed in the center of the cooker. The cookers...
Whether your reasons are environmental, financial, or both, nobody likes a high electricity bill. Well, accept maybe for the electric company! Here are five simple tips you and your family can try to lower your electric usage and bills this...
Think living off the grid is cool? Try living off the grid and generating twice as much energy as you need while doing it in all in high class style. And when we say style, we mean style. Aktivhaus, or...
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...