Hi everyone

We are a family living in the south of germany in the black forest.


Its a nice area, lovely nature and very safe.


We are looking for other families who would like to share the experience of going off grid.


Idea mainly is; build a sustainable lifestyle, own water, growing food, own heating, have animals like sheeps or lamas for the wool, build a wood/cob house with solar cells, etc.

just contact us, and see what flows.



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17 Responses to “Family in Black Forest, Germany”

  1. Anastasis

    Hi all im also looking to live off grid contact me avtotoonoma@gmail.com thanks

  2. Skyler

    Greetings, I recently moved to Hamburg from the USA. My dream is to create a home which is entirely self sustainable and grow my own food. I want to minimize all expenses possible so that I can live in nature without having to continue my contributing to the business as usual culture that we live in. Currently I am saving funds working as a chemist. I will be ready to invest in such a living situation in approximately two years. In this time, I will continue reading about sustainable farming techniques. One book is from a man who lives in Austria, which I assume has very similar conditions to your place of residence. If there is more information I can look into before this investment, please let me know.

    Please contact me for more information, can’t wait to hear from you!

    • Michel

      It’s now 2 years later, did you change your mind at all or are you still planning to do what you said 2 years ago?

  3. mohamad othman

    hi, I live in germany and I really really want to get out all of this and just live somewhere where I can just live just like that. but I’m looking for a long time commitment.
    even if u guys don’t live there anymore, I’m looking for tips on how to survive or spots where its easier to live of the grid.

  4. Derek

    me and my wife are taking a holiday in june to the black forest, im english and my wife is dutch both in our our fifties and looking to escape this crazy society living.
    you never know what could grow, maybe your still looking for partners to help.
    we could always pop round for a cuppa…

  5. Daniel

    am looking for someone interested in going off grid, or someone who is currently livng that way, or even a community of off grid’ers…

    I am a 36 year old single Male
    I receive a Pension from the VA
    am Ex Military

    Please let me know if you are interested…

    • DENISE

      HI, X military too. Tell more!!!!

    • Milos Leng

      Hello. My name is Milos, I currently live in Berlin. Here is my whatsapp if youre still interested: +421950694282

  6. Derek

    Curious if you have made progress. I am interested in what it takes to do this in Germany. I lived in Germany for almost 5 years and my German is not so great yet so researching German rules and regulation is a bit daunting. I have been watching a lot of videos for folks in the states doing it and I have to say I am interested in what it takes.

    • DENISE

      Curious too. I am searching. I do not want 100% off grid, but certainly I do not want living as I am now in crowded village with house after house!

  7. Mischa

    I would like to help you this summer and experiment an off-grid life first hand, to reconnect with nature and meet like-minded people, at the moment I’m an Electrical Student in Ba-WÜ Germany 23 years old.
    with best regards,

  8. Lenha


    I am a mother and daughter and would like to do something similar! We are currently based in Edinburgh but searching for a different lifestyle for the near future! We would be interested in talking about your ‘project’ :)

    Thank you!
    Rauani Nunes.

    • natu val

      Hi Lenha,
      thats really cool, have you already experianced living off grid for a while?


  9. Karim Alrawas

    Hello, I am planning to live off grid in Black forest as soon as possible. It would be a great idea to move there while already knowing someone, looking forward for your reply !!

    • natu val

      Karim, hows life! Where do you live now? Are you alone or a family?

      • Karim Alrawas

        I live in a WG in Berlin, sorry I just got exited and asked, not mentioning that I’m alone.