Category Archives: Living Off Grid

Off Grid Living!

Off Grid Living
Romance vs Reality
Contributed by Dakota

Off Grid LivingOff grid living implies that it’s all about no power, but that is the smallest factor to those of us that live this lifestyle. It’s a choice to live simpler, live among nature, consume less, appreciate time, and have quality time. No more tread mill, making due and living within financial means, feeling as free as possible in this hectic world. Now if you have tons of money then off grid may simply mean you substituted solar for electric power and still have the modern world at your fingertips. The reality to off grid living is perseverance, ingenuity, tenacity, and self-motivation as well self-reliance. Continue reading Off Grid Living!

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Got Homestead Land? What to Do Next

Got Homestead Land? What to Do Next

Got Homestead Land? What to Do NextIf you own land whether it be a quarter acre or one hundred acres, you can create your own homestead. The essence of homesteading is to focus on increasing what you’re able to produce yourself and reducing the number of store-bought things you consume. How you do this, to what extent, and in what order, is totally up to you and will depend on your long-term vision for your homestead. Once you have your land, here’s what to do next to use your homestead efficiently without blowing a hole in your savings account. Continue reading Got Homestead Land? What to Do Next

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Earthworks on the Farm

Earthworks on the Farm
Austin Martin “Homesteady Live“ Audio in player below!

Earthworks on the FarmOver the winter and spring, a huge earthworks project was underway here at the farm. Just last week the big excavator was picked up, and now our farm earthworks for the year is complete! The new Homesteady farm now has new roads, 3 times as much pasture as before, beautiful views, and tons of firewood! Continue reading Earthworks on the Farm

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Cooking Alternatives Off Grid!

Cooking Alternatives Off Grid!
Host: Denob “The Prepared Canadian”

Cooking Alternatives Off GridOver the last couple of years, I have had the chance to try a lot of different off grid cooking options. From home made solar ovens to open fire methods and everything in between, I found out a lot about what works and what doesn’t. Actually, almost everything I have tried, does have a use, but there is no one appliance or trick that will work for everything…at least not well. Continue reading Cooking Alternatives Off Grid!

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A True Homesteader!

A True Homesteader!
Host: Bobby “MHP Gardner

A True HomesteaderThere is a lot of interest in being self-sufficient these days. People are looking for information on how to grow and store their own food, provide their own meats, go off-grid with solar setups… get out of the system so to speak. We see a lot of these things in videos and on TV, and it all looks so cool. It seems like such an enjoyable Continue reading A True Homesteader!

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Gman “Off Grid” Grumpy with a smile!

“Off Grid” Grumpy with a smile!
Host: Glen aka “Gman”

GmanFor the first time in over 5 years Gman picks up the mic. With a lot to unload on this show, topics include what is it truly like to live “off grid”? Rants and raves on several prepper related topics will be on the agenda. The media, friend or foe? Learn first hand from experience with interviews from the Washington Post, German television, and radio interviews. Continue reading Gman “Off Grid” Grumpy with a smile!

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Larry Roberts: After Alone on History Channel

Larry Roberts: After Alone on History Channel
Karen “Lil’ Suburban Homestead” This show in player below!

Larry Roberts: After Alone on History ChannelLil’ Suburban Homestead interviews Larry Roberts Primitive Skills expert and Outdoorsmen, Contestant on History’s Alone, and an Instructor at the Pathfinder School. Karen previously interviewed Larry for her Primitive Skills show on the Prepper Broadcasting Network. To take a listen click here. Continue reading Larry Roberts: After Alone on History Channel

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Homesteading and balancing all that weight!

Homesteading and balancing all that weight!
Renee “The Homestead Honey Hour”

HomesteadingChances are, if you homestead, you also engage in several of the following activities. Work off-farm, have a family, take care of livestock, keep a large garden, preserve and put up food, heat with wood, and home school, Maybe you also run a home business,  involved with your community, prep for the future, and interests in your spare time. Continue reading Homesteading and balancing all that weight!

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Life In The Remote Wilderness!

Life In The Remote Wilderness – Could You Do It?
Karen Lynn “Lil’ Suburban Homestead

9-6-16 Off Grid and Free_ My Path to the WildernessCould you live in the remote wilderness?  Karen Lynn says she could rough it for a while but doesn’t know if she is as tough as Ron’s wife Johanna.

Ron Melchiore is an Outdoorsman, Pioneer, Homesteader, Remote Exploration Camp Manager and Author Continue reading Life In The Remote Wilderness!

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Experiences in living off grid!

Experiences in living off grid!
DJ Cooper “Surviving Dystopia

Experiences john milandredOn this weeks episode of Surviving Dystopia DJ Cooper welcomes John Milandred to the show.  John has been a Preparedness, Survivalist, and Prepper Consultant to individuals and companies alike. Having been involved with The Prepper Podcast Radio Network, Radio host of Pioneering Your Way to Freedom Continue reading Experiences in living off grid!

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Building your own systems!

Building your own systems. Why buy?

Makers on Acres 160x160On this episode of the Tech, Build and Grow show, Brett is discusses new build ideas for our preps, homesteads and more. Moving beyond the greenhouse with our automation and build ideas where can we better our lives and make them more efficient? Continue reading Building your own systems!

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OPSEC The Quiet Life!

OPSEC The Quiet Life!
D J Cooper “Surviving Dystopia

12-8-15 WonderMill-Electric-Grain-MillSo, you just bought a shiny new  WonderMill grain mill. You ordered it online and it finally arrived in the mail today. Hastily you open the package and excited with your new prepper gadget you swiftly break out the grain and whip up a lovely loaf of bread. Thrilled you immediately begin snapping photos with your phone and plaster them all over your Facebook and Continue reading OPSEC The Quiet Life!

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