Off Grid / Self-Sufficient Living News

Go to any cheap restaurant, and you’ll see a sorry showing of lettuce. It usually is represented in two forms: either a single leaf of romaine, apologetically separating your burger from the bun, or ...

Hey everyone, I'm Jacob 28/yo. Recently struggling to hold jobs, mental health on the decline, and searching for myself. The only thought that is reoccurring, and meaningful to me is to relearn how t...

Raising rabbits is something I’ve wanted to do for quite some time, but I’m not quite ready to take the leap. It’s not because I’m worried about the challenges of feeding them. In fact, rabbits are s...

Hi! I am looking for construction projects across Europe with a focus on sustainability, particularly to do with the supply and (re)use of water, but also in terms of construction method - i would l...

So you love garlic, and you are ready to take the leap into growing garlic on your own. This culinary staple is easy to grow and has a long shelf life, to keep your kitchen stocked all year. Look no...

The subject of “duck eggs vs chicken eggs” seems to be a decades-long debate with no clear answer. Which is healthier? What are the benefits of each?  Are they essentially the same? Here are the an...

Find out how to get rid of flies naturally and effectively. If those pesky insects are ruining your time outdoors, use these tips and tricks to get rid of them naturally. It’s time to learn how to ke...

Confession – I never heard the term “schmaltz” until sometime during adulthood. Growing up on the farm, rendered poultry fat was prized for cooking and baking, but I didn't realize it had a name othe...

Hello everyone, myself and my friend run a podcast where we invite guests on to talk about themselves. We would love if someone who is self sufficient would come on and have a chat with us. Please re...

My experience with sticking to a habit is probably not that dissimilar to your own. You start out with all the right intentions, but somewhere along the line, the commitment to follow through disappe...

Fall has begun, and we're using a welcome respite of warm weather to continue gathering garden goodies. In this article, I share when to harvest pumpkins, how to cure them, and how to store them. The...

Although modern building techniques and materials have helped to provide more energy-efficient houses in a good number of areas of America the majority do require some form of heating for at least pa...

Knowing how to open a can without a can opener can be a life-saving survival skill that will surely come in handy in emergency situations. Learn how to do it yourself with these two ingenious life ha...

My 400 watt off grid system My 400 watt off grid system It has been over 4 years now since I switched over from a 580 watt system made up of mismatched old panels and mismatched flooded cell ba...