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One of the most important parts of being off-grid is deciding if you are going to go without power altogether or generate some of your own. If you do decide to generate power you have to be judicious with that power. What types of things are you gonna keep powered up and what things are you going to do without. Living off the grid is not something that should mirror on grid. Still, its nice to have some power.
This article is a great look at several types of batteries for off-grid living. You will be surprised at just how -much juice you can store up in these batteries. Things are changing and old ways of doing business are opening up in new ways. It really is an exciting time to have an open mind.
Bonus: How to Make Pemmican, the Original Survival Food
Invented by the natives of North America pemmican was used by Indian scouts as well as early western explorers.
Native Americans spent a great deal of time on the go and depended on having portable, high-energy, highly nutritious, and filling foods that would last for long periods of time without refrigeration.
Pemmican is a portable, long-lasting, high-energy food. It's made of lean, dried meat that's crushed into powder and mixed with hot, rendered fat. This makes it one of the ultimate foods to have stockpiled for when SHTF or disaster strikes.
People really should avert their gaze from the modern survival thinking for just a bit and also look at how folks 150 years ago did it.
These guys were the last generation to practice basic things, for a living, that we call "survival skills" now.