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Home Forums General Discussion Going off grid with 2 kids…..???? Re: Going off grid with 2 kids…..????


Went off grid in ’97 with an 9 yr. old little helper. First small frame then hybrid Earthship addition and then a true Earthship outbuilding, all in spare time, weekends and holidays for three years, with the idea of being green and independent(and doing His Will). He is now on his own, but knows green well, and visits often.

All of this work and sacrifice, but the biggest thing we did for the future kids is have only one child.

“Research from Murtaugh and Schlax at Oregon State University shows that a hypothetical American woman who switches to a more fuel-efficient car, drives less, recycles, installs more efficient light bulbs, and replaces her refrigerator and windows with energy-saving models, would increase her carbon legacy by 40 times if she has two children.”