Category Archive: Off Grid

10 Most Popular Foods to Forage

10 Most Popular Foods to Forage Unless you’re living in the middle of the desert, there is a very good chance that the natural habitat around your home is abundantly stocked with wild foods just waiting to be harvested. Foraging is the process of going out into that “wild” to gather available foods. By “wild” …

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Don’t Purchase a Generator With Out Reading This First

Don’t Purchase a Generator With Out Reading This First Electricity is what today’s world practically lives on. While it is not necessary towards survival, it is present in things that we use daily, including the lights we turn on to brighten a room and the refrigerators we use to keep our food cold and from …

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The Best Winter Crops and Cold-Hardy Foods To Grow

The Best Winter Crops and Cold-Hardy Foods To Grow Winter is here and in some northern/midwest states snow has already hit pretty hard. So being proactive and wanting to continue to grow food well into the winter I went on the hunt for a great article on this. This will not be my first year attempting …

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Transportation During a Grid-Down Disaster

Transportation During a Grid-Down Disaster Although many feel that it may be unlikely for the entire electrical grid to shut down – after numerous warnings from government agencies regarding recent attacks to this system, it’s safe to say that the possibility is real and out there. Some of us might be considering how awful it …

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Convert a Used Grain Bin to a New House

Convert a Used Grain Bin to a New House I’m pretty sure this could work for my family and I. From a distance they will look like a regular old grain bin and because of that if SHTF people may just move on by. As a regular tiny house this would work really well too. The …

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How To Build A Gypsy Wagon Trailer

How To Build A Gypsy Wagon Trailer If you are looking to build a nice camper or off the grid tiny house, I think this how to build a gypsy wagon trailer is for you. It combines the old-school look of a gypsy trailer with the modern amenities of a new camper. Best of all, you …

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The Ultimate Guide To DIY Off Grid Solar Power

The Ultimate Guide To DIY Off-Grid Solar Power What would you do if the lights went out…for good? Sure, we don’t need electricity to survive, but how many things have you forgotten how to do without it? What skills did your great-grandparents utilize to live without technology? There are some things that simply cannot exist …

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A Portable Washing Machine That Doesn’t Need Electricity

A Portable Washing Machine That Doesn’t Need Electricity Have you ever heard the saying “cleanliness is next to godliness”? now this can be true even if you live off grid or your power is out for weeks at a time. The Drumi from Yirego is a compact portable washing machine that can clean around six …

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Tactical Life, Part 1: Boots, Gloves, and Packs

Tactical Life, Part 1: Boots, Gloves, and Packs What you wear and the gear you use can be much more than just a preference on how you look. Using quality gear has been a hallmark of the military and law enforcement for a long time. It is easy to see why, since gear reliability can be …

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How To Make The Mini Metal Foundry

How To Make The Mini Metal Foundry I have been sharing great DIY articles for years now so I thought I had pretty much seen all there is in regards to DIY projects but boy was I wrong! This DIY mini foundry project is easy and cheap to make and best of all, you can …

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