6 Forgotten Off-Grid Lessons From The Amish

Several years ago we had a week-long power outage in my region. Even though we live in a fairly old-fashioned rural community, panic still set in somewhere around hour 12 of the weather-related disaster. It…


5 Awesome DIY Projects To Get You Off The Grid

Preparing for a potential SHTF scenario can often seem like a monumental task. But getting reasonably well-prepared doesn’t have to be an enormous undertaking, nor does it have to be expensive. In fact, there are…






What Is Going On With Our Food?

Between ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria), Ebola and the southern border crisis, it seems to me like the world doesn’t need any more problems. But we’ve got a surfeit of them going on….



Tiny Houses on Wheels: The New Off-Grid

Lately, we’ve seen heaps upon heaps of micro homes crop up with all sorts of eye-popping attributes, whether it’d be glam interiors, wildly low budgets, or major eco-friendly cred. But sometimes, the best tiny house…