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Simple Aquaponics System for Growing Your Own Food & Fish At Home

This aquaponics system is different than most. It’s a scaled down version of the system Will Allen over at Growing Power Inc uses to grow 1 Million …

Rural Homesteading: 4 Things You Want To Know

Our desire to homestead stemmed largely from our love of real food and simple living.<p>I can recall the day the idea first took hold in my mind. I was …

Off Grid and Debt Free! Who is with me?

There's nothing like the scent of fresh azaleas in the spring. The fact that they are blooming out of season in our greenhouse is simply ...

DIY Hydro Power Runs Two Refrigerators

We've been splitting wood all wrong

Inventive Finn comes up with a much more efficient method.<p>Splitting wood is one of the least favorite tasks of woodstove owners, and even for people …

Super-insulated and Passive Homes laugh at the polar vortex

Advocates of passive house design promise a lot of benefits, but the past few weeks of cold weather and combined with power failures have tested the …

How To Make Your Own PVC Water Well Hand Pump - SHTF Prepping & Homesteading Central

Check out MeAndMother2 9 part, Make Your Own Hand Pump for a Water Well using PVC plumbing parts video series.

Homestead Basics

OREGON WASHINGTON IDAHO MONTANA UTAH DAKOTA CAL Buildings

<i>Old Hickory Delivers Sheds To ...</i><p><b>Central California</b> <i>~</i> <i>Bret Harte, Clovis, Davis, Del Rio, Elk Grove,</i> Fremont, Fresno, Grayson, Hanford Lathrop, …

How to turn your Barn or Shed into a Livable Tiny House

Ever wanted to turn your backyard barn or shed into a livable tiny house for guests or for yourself?<p>Even if it were only for the kids to camp in once …

OFF-GRID HEAT: Small Wood Stoves | Livin' Lightly

UPDATE 11/20/16<p>We wrote this article several years ago when trying to source the perfect small wood stove for our Airstream. With this search we …

How My Composting Toilet ACTUALLY Works – A Review

I promised I would do a review on the composting toilet after it had been in use for a while, well after 6 months I thought it was time for my first …

Living Off the Grid, Forever - Nature and Environment

When night falls, John Hanron enjoys the inner peace that comes from switching the inverter in his utility room to search mode; the buzzing …

Goat Kidding 101: A Step-By-Step Guide To Labor And Delivery

As the winter chill carries over into the New Year, it’s time for goat owners to gear up for the spring kidding season. Anticipation, excitement and …

How To Install Your Own Off The Grid Well

image credit energyblog.nationalgeographic.com<p>In olden times, wells were dug with a pick and shovel, with a lot of backbreaking work. Depending upon …

Why I live in a yurt, off the grid, on a mountain in Idaho. A guest post by Esther Emery - Dreaming Beneath the Spires

My yurt<p>Do you know anybody who lives off the grid? Well, now you do. I do. I live in a yurt, which is a kind of a wonderful round tent, on three …

Keeping Backyard Poultry

<b>Live poultry, such as chickens, ducks, geese, and turkeys, often carry germs such as</b> <i>Salmonella</i><b>. After you touch a bird, or anything in the area where</b> …

How To Build A Rain Barrel http://www.diyhomeworld.com/how-to-build-a-rain-barrel/ Every gardener and garden needs a rain barrel. By harvesting rain water you can cut your bills and water your garden for free. Find out how easy it is to make at the link above.

Build This Cozy Cabin - DIY

Rays of early-morning sunlight gently peek through the windows, easing you awake. Looking down from the sleeping loft, you see everything you need: a …

House Tour: A DIY Self-Sustainable Micro-Cabin in Cali

<b>Name:</b> Tim Eddy and Hannah Fuller <b><br>Location:</b> Tahoe, California <b><br>Size:</b> 196 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 1.5 years; Owned<p>Hannah grew up in a home her parents …

Homesteading Quantified: How Much Land You Need To Go Off The Grid

The original homesteaders, the pioneers who went West, were following the American dream as it was understood in the 19th century -- they wanted a house, and land, and a farm, of their own. Those who become homesteaders today aren't necessarily aspirational in the same way; instead, they're looking …

Adventure Travel Essentials

Paper-thin solar charger could be just the thing for stylish outdoorsy types

Solar chargers haven't taken off the way creators have hoped, but as technology allows designs to get slimmer and more efficient, that could …

Solar Charging

This Ultra-Thin Solar Charger Can Power Up Your iPhone On The Go

Practical off-the-grid phone charging is becoming a reality.<p>Not so long ago, solar chargers were a better idea in theory than in reality. Typical devices would require as much as four times as long to power up a phone as plugging into a wall outlet. This might work if you were spending all day in …

How Important Is Perfect Form in Fitness, Really?

<i>By Brian Sabin</i><p>Just about every gym in the world is lying to you. The lies are told subtly. They aren't even spoken aloud. But they are often written all over the walls. The lies are well intentioned, aiming to show you the "right" way to exercise. We're talking about the posters that show someone …