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Slab City – American Dream Deserted

+10 Off-Grid living is the American Dream manifest: “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness”. For the residents of Slab City, an encampment in the Sonoran Desert,freedom is paramount. But what happens when the ideal morphs into the un-ideal? Peace … Continued

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Home & Away star goes off the grid

00 Home and Away’s Lisa Gormley is in the middle of building an off-the-grid eco cabin in the Tasmanian rainforest. She is looking forward to spending more time with her family, including her parents who live on a 20ha farm. … Continued

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Huge copper mine goes off the grid

+39-32 Increasingly it is big business that is taking a leaf from the off-grid philosophy. Australia’s largest integrated off-the-grid solar power system will be up and running in 2016 at a copper mine in remote Western Australia. The 10.6 million … Continued

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Transitioning to the Off-Grid Mindset

Its all about downsizing.

The more you bring the off-grid mindset into your life before you move, the easier the move will come. You will begin to live cheaper, healthier, and happier before you build a single thing. One day at a time. One step at a time.

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5 things you never knew about Dustin Brown

+12-15 The Rasta-headed German who beat Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon this week may have been knocked out of the competition today, but his past living off-grid in a Volkswagen is now a part of Tennis history. For years Brown toured … Continued

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And the pressure is on

+12-9 Pressure cookers that is, yesterday while surfing the internet, I ran across an article on Mother Earth News about cooking with pressure cookers. It reminded me of how much I love mine, I have a 6 quart stainless steel … Continued

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got cash do you

+4-6 My wife and i are going off grid. i only have enough to purchase a few acres. the more you buy the cheaper it gets. want land in alabama because its cheap and great for agriculture. and the weather … Continued