Category: Off the Grid

Hydroponic Gardening: Swimming Pool Farms

Instead of water wings and inner tubes, Dennis and Danielle McClung’s backyard pool in Mesa, Arizona, is filled with tomato plants, grape vines and wheat. There’s a chicken coop and a fish pond, and the food that comes out of the pool, from tilapia to tomatoes, feeds the McClung family of five. It’s a system […]

Building A Cozy Cabin Under $4,000

Living off-grid means taking more responsibilities for yourself rather than relying on the middlemen who just want to exploit your need for them. Living off-grid means avoiding oneself from being trapped into the sucking vortex of debt, the very thing that robs you of your freedom. Building a house through a full color mortgage brochure […]

Worm Farming: Turning Garbage into Gold

Most of the conventional ways we were being taught have one common characteristic: myopic, nearsighted ideas that don’t take into account the underlying mechanism of how things actually work. In cultivating a food farm, we were being taught to feed the plants directly rather than work on the soil first. The use of manmade chemical fertilizers […]

Plant Medicine: Useful for Remote Areas

Due to its obvious advantages, eClinik advocates the use of electric current in decisively dealing with all parasitic infections. However, not everyone may be able to do it for reasons like no access to electronic parts supply especially those who are living in remote areas of the country. In such case, plant medicine may be […]

This Man Built A Hobbit House In Just 4 Months

Building a house is more than just a dream for most of us. It is the crowning jewel for all the hard work and it should look and feel the way we wanted it to be. The more elaborate designs do cost a lot from their conception, building and up to the point that the […]

15 Beautiful Off-Grid Homes We’d Like to Live In

By Alison Nastasi on May 25, 2013 11:00am The idea of eschewing electricity, running water, and the white picket fence is a terrifying prospect for the average American. Based on the number of modern off-grid homes in remote locations that rely on the sun and wind for energy, others clearly disagree. Earlier this week, we […]

Living Off The Grid

Most of us desire freedom. But not all of us are willing to do what needs to be done in order to get there. Living off the grid is the most decisive way to achieve freedom, but you need to learn a lot of things in order achieve it. But it is surely a step […]

A Vegetable Garden That Waters Itself

The hardest thing about gardening is remembering to water regularly. A sprinkler systems solves the problem but can be expensive. This method is so easy — anyone can start a vegetable garden — no fancy sprinkler system required. And did we mention it’s free?