Getting/Having Land is just 1/2 the Battle, maybe we can save each other $, become friends too!
by C on FEBRUARY 3, 2013 - 12 Comments in I WANT TO GO OFF GRID

1st let me say im so glad ive run across this website, such a cool idea, an perhaps it will lead to an awesome new experience… ALSO I may have a lot to offer someone(more than just showing up with me, myself an I an a “work for food” type of deal, not that I have any issue with that at all, im not downing it in anyway)

BUT IF YOU HAVE AN offgrid location set up already or have the land and WANT to set one up..or want someone to set it up for you in exchange for a plot, please read to the end.

me in a nutshell….28yr old wht male healthy, mature, responsible, independent, free market loving libertarian with desire to be self sufficient and free from depending upon gov or others.

for example; i want to know that if the power goes out, or im hungry, its bc I havent done my solar/wind generator or garden correctly…. not that ive got to wait for the utility company to get me back up an going..or wait till the shelves have food again….

i grew up on a small hobby farm an moved away when i turned 18, an have had a very high pace exciting successful career, living in the city an whereing a suit an tie everyday..im financially stable… However, ive had my “quarter life crisis ” lol an have this desire to live a much slower simple life (but still have internet an a hot shower lol.) im a bit of prepper homesteader an business man all rolled into one..

words that DO NOT describe me are; lazy, militant, alcoholic, complainer, druggie, ignorant, drama, disrespectful…..

i believe our founding fathers were smart beyond their years an set up an excellenct foundation for a successful country that the world had never seen, an over the last 100yrs we have disrespected their wisdom.. an so too many peopl just dont care or think history has any importance. They don’t care about their own freedom or liberties either.

some INTEREST of MINE (an some i may not know alot about, but i have a passion to learn an become knowledgeable about, would be ; farming, ranching, welding, greenhouse/aquaponics, gardening/canning, orchards, solar & wind power, off grid businesses, carpentry, electrical, general all around mechanic work, honey bees,trapping, chickens, rabbits cattle pigs goats, butchering, preserving meat, also draft horses an equipment. also have an intrest in gold mining as well, incase someone is reading this that goldmines..

NOW THE GOOD PART…

the past couple of yrs i have been renting a house with about 90 acres an have cows,chickens, goats, 2 pigs, an just got some rabbits…but unfortunately my landlord has lost his job out of state an has given me notice that his family is going to have to move back here to their house… :(! so i have to find somewhere to go..(ofcourse this happens just after ive got the majority of the place all cleaned up an fenced about the way I want it)

Ideally id like to find a place to buy, but the idea of joining a “group or community” really intrigues me. i think it could be a wonderful experience.(however it could be a horrible experience too ha) also I hate having to part with a good chunk of $ for land.

i think I would be a MAJOR asset to a small family farm/homestead or community ..i have things that would probably be beneficial an might save YOU alot of money…i dont want to just “survive” i want to thrive..just to list a few of the items; 4×4 tractor with loader an bunch of equipment, trucks, trailers,(flatbed an livestock) atvs, backhoe, welders, tons of tools an air compressors, nice chainsaws, SOLAR PANELS an a HUGE battery bank. freezers,canning equipment, (still NEW in box, haven’t had a chance to use it yet)generators,farm animals, fencing supplies,enclosed stoarage trailers, an much more….i have plenty of food for my self an some to share(if the place isn’t already up an producing food) if I need to bring a camper for me to live in, I can do that too..

Ofcourse id have no issue doing work for a place to stay an good home cooked meals… or even in some situations maybe a way to Acquire land for myself..

SOOOO ANYONE, if my post has sparked your interest, let me know. my email is clmsfb@yahoo.com ive tried to put a lot of info about me out there so you can have an idea what kind of guy I am, an if u think we might be a good match..(lol I feel like im typing a profile for online dating), if you email me, PLEASE, send me a pretty detailed email,similar to what ive wrote here, so I can get a feel about your place an who you are…im serious about finding a situation that benefits both of us..i don’t want to waste anyones time nor my own…

the PERFECT PLACE (an of course I don’t expect to find a place that is 100% perfect, ill settle for 99% …joking..) but id like to find a place that’s fairly good size, with WATER, (ponds streams, wells) prefer a mix of open area AND trees…not just one or the other…i like the southeast bc of warm growing season, plus water normally isn’t an issue…but im not totally opposed to the idea of the middle of no where either…im ok with someone that is 25-85yrs old..(if your 95 an reading this than more power to you an definetly email me bc im sure i have a lot to learn from you!)

random tidbits about me, I love books an have recently been rapidly expanding my library, an my favorite hobby I guess would be snow skiing..kid goats have got to be the funniest animals ever.

12 comments

1 Danie { 02.04.13 at 9:02 pm }

hey there i am not 95 but getting close.. lol ok close to 60 but still young at heart :)

see my site and get back to me asap

2 Jacobs { 02.06.13 at 8:58 am }

Hey I’m looking to buy some land and start our own little comunity. My plan is to live off the grid and live off the land and eachother. I am really close to just buying a nice property, but that’s where it ends. We need people and ideas. I’ve been looking into self sustainging cabins idea. Something along those lines.
I am 27 and live with my wife of 25. We both are very serious about doing this. I live in Quincy Ma. I am a union Ironworker/ certified welder. Many talents.
My thought is ill buy the land, who will come and help us out? You can certainly live on the land. I’m not looking to rent it out, more like help build and hunt and grow and everything else in between.
Email me with any ideas where to buy land or anything else that would help us out. I’ve been looking into Tennessee and Kentucky and West Virginia. Really Anywhere..
My email is jacobsmcneill@yahoo.com

3 Jacobs { 02.06.13 at 9:01 am }

But if you ever wanted to have a piece of the land yourself thats always an option too. I’m very easy going, down to earth. Anything will go as long as your not hurting yourself or others you’re alright with me.

4 Janice Clark { 02.06.13 at 10:18 am }

Looking forward to your info! Just to let you know I will be 70 my next birthday, but not ready to give up or give in!!

5 Amber { 02.06.13 at 10:56 am }

There is some land up in Chazy, NY for sale… 48 acres for $50,000 or something like that. That’s not a bad price for acreage. You may have to farm differently, but people grow things from March all the way up into November here, if done right. The land has roadside acreage, woods AND meadows…

I want to work on building at least one tumbleweed house to my own design, though I’ll need a bit of help with that. >_< There are always cheap and free trailers and campers that people don't want to work on, so I was thinking of converting a few of those to rent out if I ever got my own land. I'd be willing to work for you in the meantime, if you wanted to get in on this and bring a few people with their campers/tumbleweeds/wagons too. :D

6 Wanda { 02.06.13 at 3:36 pm }

I just posted looking for someone to join us. We don’t have everything you’re looking for, but if you are interested in Kentucky check out my ad description and see. Wanda

7 april { 02.09.13 at 10:03 pm }

contact us if you are still in need.good luck :)

8 april { 02.09.13 at 10:10 pm }

ok now website is right.sorry we live out in the woods and i dont use a computer often.if you still need help or want to be it get ahold of me.

9 Parker { 02.10.13 at 1:03 am }

I’ve found myself on this website, reading your post, and I have to say that its comforting to know that I’m not the only one who has this overwhelming urge to get off the grid and join others who share my outlook on life. I’m in my early 30’s and well educated. I’ve researched off grid living and I’m ready to take a leap of faith. It’s nice to know that I could join others in my quest for true happiness.

10 c { 02.10.13 at 4:09 am }

janice, an april…not sure i understand your comments?

11 smitty { 02.19.13 at 3:28 pm }

I am a 50 year old man also wanting to start a small comunity (or join one) I have extencive organizational skills and knowledge of a vast number of topics that would help any comunity of this nature. I am a very laid back person easy going is the best way to put it I beleave in a live and let live. also I have other assets to bring to the table as well. I am not looking for a random group however but one planed for success! Please feel free to email me I am putting together a contact list and resourse list for folks to see what we can get done.

12 Escape { 03.26.13 at 5:49 pm }

I am impressed with your qualifications and your style of writing. Sounds like you would be a wonderful asset to those of us who would like to get off the grid. We have found 160 acres in Central Oregon that we believe would just serve our purpose. I am an inventor, 75yrs. old, but I don’t look it, feel it or act it! My plan for the property is to use it for all the things that you have mentioned, plus manufacture my brain child, a new type of bicycle. Telephone is best. Here is my # 541-450-2157

Sincerely,
Garret

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