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WIN A COPY OF "OFF THE GRID"  

WIN A COPY OF “OFF THE GRID”  

+20 Do you have ​great pictures of your Off Grid cabin, shack, trailer​…. ​or somebody else’s that you happened to be visiting? Now is your opportunity to put them to good use! You could win a copy of Nick Rosen’s … Continued

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had it man

Amanda Gang: I HAD IT WITH THE MAN

00 Amanda Gang is weary of consumerism – appalled at the way her own parents are such avid shoppers. She just wants out. so she is hoping to wander across the USA on a bicycle. She lives in Manhattan. In … Continued

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Blustery December

Winter is officially here, we have had a few hard freezes, it even snowed a bit the other day, fortunately the snow and other weather doesn’t tend to last long out here in the high desert, I always look forward … Continued

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Foraging

Foraging gifts for the family

00 Foraging for food sounds difficult but with these tips you will get an easy start – and soon become an expert forager. Introducing foraging into your lifestyle will benefit your family, your diet and your bank balance. It’s another step … Continued

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Gary Snyder at 85 talks about his off-grid life

+10 One of America’s greatest poets, Gary Snyder, made a rare appearance talking about his off-grid life in California.   “I feel ancient, as though I had lived many lives,” he told the adoring crowd.  “If you can be on … Continued

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History all around me

Going off grid for us meant moving some 500 miles west of the place where I grew up, but I am fortunate to still have a piece of my childhood nearby. I sleep a few inches from it every night, … Continued

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Living off grid deemed illegal?

+5-3 You would think that being independent, being more self sufficient, being able to take care of yourself, especially in this day and age, would be considered a good thing. You would think that relying less on the government for … Continued