Tiny Homes are all the rage. But what about living in a School Bus? With the right tools, and enough elbow grease and creativity, the size and mobile nature of a school bus make it a great foundation for...
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...
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...
Many people use lots of water while showering at home, but this is not an option for people living off the grid. Our culture encourages daily showering, but is that really best for your hygiene?  I found that when I...
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...
Build your own home! Doing it yourself is always the most rewarding way to do it!  Especially when you can build your own home with a cost of less than $5,000! This cordwood house is a perfect example of how...
Monarch Migration Watch: Last month we shared about how Monarch Butterflies have been migrating south in record numbers but in reality that was just an estimate based on satellite images while they travel. The true test of whether or...
DIY Hobbit House Owning your very own green home has never been easier. Sure, you can design and do it yourself, but that route may not be for everyone. For those wanting to live in a green home that do...
In a world of skyrocketing housing costs, a tiny house village for the homeless is a revolutionary idea! The only thing better might be the 9 year old girl who is building tiny houses for individuals to own. The Lutheran...
It's called HomeBiogas, and the company behind it claims it will change the world. It works by using bacteria to decompose household waste, such as food scraps and pet litter, producing biogas which can then be used as run of the...
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...