How much does it cost to move off grid? Such a simple question, such a long and complicated answer. As with so many questions regarding moving off the grid, it depends. First, you have to purchase property. The location, improvements, and whether it includes a livable shelter will figure largely in how much it will cost… ….
In the past few years, the idea of homesteading and living a more self-sufficient life has rapidly become a very popular trend across North America. Whether you live in a rural area, the suburbs, or a big city, there are a ton of different actions you can take to introduce yourself to homesteading. Since some… ….
Are you a city dweller itching to move towards an off grid life? Daydreams of mountain retreats and idyllic homesteads may provide an enjoyable escape from traffic congestion and office cubicle blues, but dreaming won’t move you towards your goals. While it may be a while before you finally make the leap, the good news… ….
Been hunting lately? Whether you’ve been out in the backwoods, or getting adventurous at your local butcher, this venison stew recipe is a great way to transform your venison stewing meat, or a similar cut, into an easy, delicious stew. The ingredients are easy to come by whether you’re a backwoods hunter or an urban… ….
Moving off the grid after a lifetime living with city conveniences and suburban comforts has been a wonderful experience. I absolutely love it. However, since moving last year I find myself saying the most astonishing things. Words that I’ve always known are rearranging themselves in new patterns, often puzzling to the people I’m talking to… ….
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Welcome to An Off Grid Life. Whether you're living in the city dreaming about escaping the daily grind, or taking the first steps to living a more sustainable, self-sufficient life, we hope you find inspiration and actionable ideas on our site. We were city folks once too.... Read More