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...
Eco Home on 40 Acres Talk about a spectacular eco home with a beautiful mountain view. This Duncan, BC, Canada home sits on a 40 acre property in the Cowichan Valley and has breathtaking 360 degree views of the surrounding...
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...
Adult Tree House Remember the joy of climbing up and playing in your very own tree house?  Well, take that feeling and add a mix of comfort, class, and creativity, and you get arborculturist Bruo de Grunne and Belgianarchitect Nicolas...
Off Grid Cabin Dick Proenneke lived in the mountains in Alaska and built an off grid cabin with his bare hands.  In this video, he documents his time spent building the spectacular off the grid cabin from the ground up. He and...