[before_listing images= youtube=null] We are 40 + 27 years old, living in new york city, she bartends / waitresses and I run a small moving company, saving up to move out west and live off the grid. We have saved and purchased an old small 15 ft rv trailer and have mounted an extensive 650w solar system to it, with plans to use as a base system once we find land and build a small cabin. We dont have a lot of money but we are planning to hit the road this spring and go westward. We’d like to find a homestead to stay on and help out and learn more, either temporarily or if a good fit, permanently. I have a lot of Computer skills, Windows, Linux, hardware, networking.. Gardening skills, raised self watering beds, organic practices, solar powered irrigation pumps, tomato cultivation and other veggies. I have worked with horses, cows, pigs, chickens.. I have some construction experience.. I have a well rounded jack of all trades knowledge, some stronger in some areas, and much more to learn in others. She is extremly creative and resourseful, makes homemade organic soaps and vegetarian meals. We are skeptical of the federal government and the bankers that run the politics, and of most of society that are sitting ducks and contribute to the problems by being passive or supportive of the practices of the attitudes that are against that of the original frontier freedom oriented pioneers and self suffient DIY’ers who believe in limited government and personal responsibility.
Ideally we’d like to find the almost impossible… A modest peice of land situated in a high valleyin the foothills with mild weather (not too cold, not too hot) on south facing tract, with a water table close to the surface to tap into, or an all year spring and / or stream, or at least a water collection system that is reliable year round.. Good soil to grow in and beautiful landscape. Thinking this may be in Northwestern or Eastern Arizona, Southern Utah, Northeastern or western New Mexico, Southern Colorado….[landbuddy_listing youtube=null]
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