Off Grid Living

Tips and tricks to properly live off grid.
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Cordwood builders most often use a post and beam framework for cordwood construction. This method helps the owner/builder get the roof on, work on one section at at time, store materials safely and work out of the elements. Some folks like the stackwall corner approach and this picture shows the marriage of both concepts. This stackwall corner is basically a pre-made post that functions like a regular post, yet provides those who desire it, the stackwall corner look.

Cordwood Building

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Foraging for Juniper Berries...And What to Do With Them (You'll be Amazed at What These Little Blue-Purple Berries Can Do!)
Foraging For Dewberries (Northern Dewberry - Rubus flagellaris)
Foraging for Hickory Nuts - ID tips, great photos, how to harvest and shell them.

Foraging

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How to make casting nuggets a out of soda cans. Survival black smithing 101
Three years without a fridge taught us a lot about storing food - and it can help you lower your power bills and enjoy your food more! #off-grid #alternative #energy #electricity #justplainliving
Is it possible to be a minimalist and a prepper at the same time? Well, I'm a prepper, and because of life circumstances, I'm being forced to consider the question: Can a prepper live a minimalist lifestyle? Here's how you CAN be a minimalist prepper---into survivalism, preps, and all that comes with both ways of life.

Prepping

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DIY Homemade Cling Wrap | NourishingJoy.com

Waste Free Living

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Developing & Tapping into a Natural Spring ⋆ Vintage Mountain
Use greywater to conserve water| Sustainable Living at…
The Oh Crap! Guide to Off Grid Sewage and Waste Disposal. When you live off grid, you are also disconnecting yourself from the municipal sewage system. Sewage is something that people don’t think much about but definitely not something you can take for granted when living off grid!

Water Off Grid

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Off The Grid Solar Power: How Much Do You Need? - Accidental Hippies
Can you make a normal chest freezer work as a food preservation appliance when living off the grid? Find out in this article (hint... it's possible)!
Internet Off The Grid: Wireless Hub Running On Rechargeable Battery #internetoffthegrid #offgridliving #offgridbusiness #offthegrid #offgridlife

Electricity Off Grid

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Food Preservation An In depth Guide for Survivalists. Our grandparents used to spend their weekends canning veggies from their garden, smoking meat (often from game they caught themselves), and making real pickles.Today, we have mostly lost this knowledge. Even in the era of mega supermarkets, there are a lot of reasons to learn how to preserve your own food. For your Emergency Food Supply, make the most of your homesteading surplus or just to know exactly what you are eating.
Be prepared for any emergency when you set up systems to cook outdoors. Here are five easy ways - solar ovens, rocket stoves, bread ovens, grills, and Dutch ovens - to prepare nutritious meals for your family, even in a power outage. | Rootsy
As a history lesson or possible backyard project, this stone oven is a handy piece of knowledge worth consideration.

Cooking

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Developing & Tapping into a Natural Spring ⋆ Vintage Mountain Homestead Gardening, Design, Wells, Ideas, Nature, Camping, Homestead Survival, Homesteading Skills, Homesteading
Developing & Tapping into a Natural Spring ⋆ Vintage Mountain Homestead
Developing & Tapping into a Natural Spring ⋆ Vintage Mountain Homestead
how to make a cloth gift wrap with vintage mountain homesead wrapping paper and ribbon
Reusable Cloth Gift Wrap ⋆ Vintage Mountain Homestead
Stop buying paper gift wrap and use those scrap fabric pieces and ribbons for your next holiday gift giving celebration.
how to make a cloth gift wrap with vintage mountain homesead wrapping paper and ribbon
Reusable Cloth Gift Wrap ⋆ Vintage Mountain Homestead
Stop buying that holiday wrapping paper and instead pull out those leftover fabric swatches. It will make the perfectly cute accent to those holiday gifts each and every year.
a bath caddy is sitting in the middle of a bathroom with blue flowers on it
Wooden Bath Caddy - One Acre Vintage Homestead How To
3 Simple Swaps for a Zero Waste Bathroom, including plastic free recycled toilet paper from Elemental Recycled Products! Shampoo Bottles, Toilet Paper, Eco Friendly Kitchen, Waste Free, Bathroom Makeover, Zero Waste Lifestyle, Eco-friendly Swaps
3 Simple Swaps for a Zero Waste Bathroom - tiny yellow bungalow
3 Simple Swaps for a Zero Waste Bathroom, including plastic free recycled toilet paper from Elemental Recycled Products!
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Tips for Building a Debt-Free Homestead
My Best Tips for Building a Debt-Free Homestead
the words upcycling and repurposing are overlaid with images of bowls
Use What You Have: Upcyling Around the Homestead
Why buy new when you can repurpose and upcycle what you have. Flea markets, garage sales, your own yard hold treasure just waiting to be discovered and DIY into new.
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Off-Grid Solar Power In The Winter
We have a small off-grid solar system. Here are the biggest energy hogs, the surprising energy misers, and ways we save power in the winter with solar power off the grid. #offgridhomestead #selfsufficiency #alternativeenergy #homepower
Developing & Tapping into a Natural Spring ⋆ Vintage Mountain
Developing & Tapping into a Natural Spring ⋆ Vintage Mountain Homestead
Developing & Tapping into a Natural Spring ⋆ Vintage Mountain
We moved off the grid 7 years ago. Here are some tips based on what I learned about how to get started prepping for life off grid. #offgrid #offthegrid #offgridliving Get Started, Survival Prepping, Homeschool Kids, Homestead
Get Started on Your Off Grid Living Journey With This Free Guide - Until March 8, 2020 Only!
We moved off the grid 7 years ago. Here are some tips based on what I learned about how to get started prepping for life off grid. #offgrid #offthegrid #offgridliving
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Seed Saving: Summer Squash ⋆ Vintage Mountain Homestead
Learn how to properly save summer squash seeds for next years gardening season.
Learn what it's like to leave city life behind and start living off the grid in Canada's far north. #livingoffthegrid #offthegrid #anoffgridlife #offgridliving Emergency Preparation, Homesteads, Living Off The Land, Off Grid Cabin, Far North
Why We Live Off Grid
Learn what it's like to leave city life behind and start living off the grid in Canada's far north. #livingoffthegrid #offthegrid #anoffgridlife #offgridliving
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16 Dandelion Recipes | The Prairie Homestead
16 Ways to Eat Dandelions-- I used to think dandelions were a total pest, but now I'm happy when I see them popping up in the yard!
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10 Tips for Female Preppers
If you want to be prepared as a female, then the first thing you need to do is get your mentality straight! Do things your way and not the way the boys say you should. #prepping #forwomen #primalsurvivor