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VW bus offgrid
by GLOBETROTTERTIM on JUNE 13, 2012 - 0 Comments in I WANT TO GO OFF GRID

Hallo! Ich bin ursprünglich aus Esslingen in der Nähe von Stuttgart, lebe momentan aber in ner WG in Wien. Ich hab kürzlich einen VW Bus erstanden und will jetzt einen alten Traum wahrmachen – globetrotting rund um die Erde mit meiner Freundin Nina. Mein Plan ist abgelegene Stellen zu besuchen und bin daher sehr an Off-grid interessiert. Kann mir jemand weiterhelfen wie ich meinen VW umrüste? Vielen Dank im vorraus!

June 13, 2012   No Comments

Looking for a place to go offgrid
by RAVENSKYE on FEBRUARY 28, 2012 - 15 Comments in I WANT TO GO OFF GRID

I’m a 36yo woman and I am looking to go off grid, just need a place to build a cob house or something. Many skills and I love to help. Let me know if you have any ideas. Thanks so much.

February 28, 2012   15 Comments

Living offgrid affordably: before getting started
by WRETHAOFFGRID on AUGUST 1, 2011 - 14 Comments in OFF-GRID 101, SELF-SUFFICIENCY, WRETHA

My hubby and I live 100% off grid, we have lived this way since Dec 2007, we get a lot of questions about how we live, about the costs of living this way and such. I ran across this article on line a little bit ago and found that it answers many of the questions I receive. [Read more →]

August 1, 2011   14 Comments

Looking for family oriented people to join growing offgrid community.
by GOLDSBOROUGH on APRIL 26, 2011 - 8 Comments in I AM OFF GRID AND I WANT OTHERS TO JOIN ME

Tecoma Valley is in northeastern Nevada, in Elko County. It is 2 ½ hours from both Salt Lake City and Twin Falls Idaho, and hour and twenty minutes from Elko Nv, and 55 minutes from both the towns of Wells and Wendover. Montello is a small town in Tecoma Valley that has a grocery store, hotel, gas station, post office, small hardware store, a mechanic, and a place to buy firewood.

Land in Tecoma Valley is cheap, generally from $300 and acre to $500, but prices vary. The ground water in the area is good for drinking, and if you choose the right property you can have a water well dug under 200 feet. There is plenty of sunshine and wind. The climate is typical high desert, with some regional variation.

We are looking for people who want to be a part of a progressive yet sustainable community development project. For more information contact us via email: golds_borough@yahoo.com

April 26, 2011   8 Comments

Looking for any offgrid knowledge reference material
by TIMEFORACOOLCHANGE on FEBRUARY 21, 2011 - 4 Comments in I WANT TO GO OFF GRID

Physicist with dairy farm roots living in the city seeking good reference material/books/manuals for offgrid living with the goal of moving the family back to a rural environment in a few years. Presently, I have installed solar panels and windmills, and I’m always experimenting with gardening projects. I’ll be looking to by land in north Mississippi in the near future to build an earth home in a remote location.

February 21, 2011   4 Comments

Anybody offgriding in mountainous areas?
by TDOMF_12E09 on MARCH 15, 2010 - 1 Comment in I AM OFF GRID AND I WANT OTHERS TO JOIN ME

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I am interested to know if there are offgrid people in jungles. :D

March 15, 2010   1 Comment

Global Offgrid Journalism
by NICK ROSEN on OCTOBER 31, 2004 - 1 Comment in MOBILE, OFF-GRID 101, PEOPLE

South of France, Sunday, October 31

This story was uploaded to the website using Vodafone’s new Europe-wide 3G/GPRS data service. The Vodafone card fits into my laptop in the same way as a wireless network card, but instead of hooking up with a base station in the home or office, it roams the entire Vodafone network, including other sister services around the globe.

In most parts of the world, this gives a solo freelance journalist the same communication power that used to be reserved for Reuters correspondents with heavy-duty transportable satellite uplinks. [Read more →]

October 31, 2004   1 Comment

America Unplugged – new series
by NICK ROSEN on MAY 30, 2014 - 0 Comments in EVENTS

Sportsman Channel is getting unplugged in a new TV series about people living off-grid.

Premiering June 5 at 8 p.m. (ET) America Unplugged, hosted by former U.S. Navy SEAL Cade Courtley, author of SEAL Survival Guide: A Navy SEAL’s Secrets to Surviving Any Disaster
will look at the stories of eight Americans who have chosen to live off the land, including generating their own electricity. [Read more →]

May 30, 2014   No Comments

Inequality is why so many want out of the system
by VEG-HEAD on APRIL 29, 2014 - 3 Comments in URBAN

The war on drugs sends thousands of poor kids to prison for using the same illegal substances that rich whites can often get away with; meanwhile, Wall Street bankers responsible for the financial crisis get off with zero punishment and huge bonuses.

These disparities in how rich and poor are treated by police and courts are the subject of The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap, a book by Matt Taibbi, the former Rolling Stone journalist who has made a career of attacking the upper class (and just started a website about political corruption). [Read more →]

April 29, 2014   3 Comments


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