[before_listing images= youtube=null] About a year and a half ago, I got tired of living the “rat race” and loaded up the uhaul, RV and my mum and I moved to northen New Mexico. The land is high elevation desert (8000 feet) and it truely wonderous. We are about 15 miles from town yet close enough to Mother Nature to hear the coyotes cry in the evenings. We haul our own water from the community well, try to come up with innovative ways to garden without frying everything and have a lot of fun doing it! We are trying to be as self suffecient as we can, raising our own bunnies for meat and fur, the greenhouse for veggies and a source of income and learning all we can about all sorts of things. Our summers are mild (about mid to high 80’s with no humidity). Although our winters can be cold, there isnt much snow. We are less than an hour from the highest point in the state. The area offers hiking, biking (Wheeler peak ski area has their runs open to mountain bikers in the summer), rafting down the Rio Grande and town has over 100 of the finest resteraunts around. Winter sports include skiing (both downhill and x-country), snowboarding and such as well as winter hiking and other snowy fun things to do. Horse back riding is offered as well as hot air ballooning, some even do a “splash and dash”, dipping the basket into the waters of the Rio Grande after an 800 foot decent down the gorge walls, where you may see herds of bighorn sheep and pronghorn. My mother and I are wanting people, couples, families, etc come join us on a working homestead, gaining experience to live off grid and be minor “preppers” in case of a financial collapse. We are also looking for fun along the way! We are non smokers, non drug users and non drinkers. We prefer non smokers/drug users. Beer drinking on occasion is fine. [landbuddy_listing youtube=null]

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36 Responses to “Off grid help wanted in New Mexico”

  1. Jaron Watson

    winlderness survival skils some off grid experience looking to get out of the city life love the outdoors organic gardening living off the land etc please let me know if your still looking for people

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  2. Gray Marcel

    I have wilderness survival skills, and am a hard worker. Am looking to start new independent life.

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  3. Johnny Baggett

    I have been a maintenance engineer for over 30 years.I do HVAC,plumbing,electrical,locksmith, carpentry repairs,and all phases of maintenance and many other things,with so many tools to do most every job.Have done some gardening many years ago.

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  4. Berit

    Hoping to find an off-grid community not far from Albuquerque. We are currently in the East Mountains. God bless all in this fun, sustainable, off-grid lifestyle!

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  5. Patrick

    I am a 52 year old married man. I have contemplated leaving my fast paced career and putting “modern” culture behind. Does that make me anti-social? Planning an off grid retirement and finally finding inner peace. Any room for two more?

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  6. oldschoolsoul

    my husband and I are very interested in off the grid and would like to learn more about it… if you could email me that would be great. TY

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