Off-Grid Living: Harvesting Rainwater on a Budget

By D. Samuelson – Natural News (Natural News) Millions, especially in wealthier western nations, take water’s life giving sustenance for granted, believing that it will forever magically pour forth from the kitchen tap at the twist of a knob, or bubble up from the school yard drinking fountain. The recent horrors of lead in the drinking water in Flint, Michigan and other municipalities that contend…

Staying Off Grid When “Nearly Everything Is Chipped, Almost Everything Is Tracked”

Originally posted on TheSurvivalPlaceBlog:
By Mac Slavo – SHTFplan.com If you weren’t paranoid before, it may be time to start paying attention. “They” are spying on everything you do, and are collecting information about every purchase, appliance, vehicle or place you make, do or interact with. For the first time in history, we have arrived at…

Is Living Off The Grid Selfish?

Image source: Pixabay.com By Pat B – Off The Grid News When the managing director of an Australian power company last fall suggested that those who leave the electric grid and rely on solar power exclusively are “greedy and selfish,” a fair amount of off-the-grid enthusiasts balked. Paul Adams, managing director of the Jemena power…

Mistakes Nearly Everyone Makes When Buying Rural Land

Image source: Pixabay.com By Kathy Bernier – Off The Grid News My rudimentary grasp of mathematics tells me I have done the homesteading world a big favor.   According to the law of averages, high numbers are offset by equally low numbers. When it comes to mistakes made in buying rural property, I have made enough…