I am planning to go off the grid within a year so I am definetly going to need help. I am planning on selling my home and buying 10-15 acres to build an earthship. Any advise or anyone that is interested in helping me please feel free to write me

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5 Responses to “Selling Up to go Offgrid”

  1. Deb Tokarz

    Wow – thanks for the comments guys. Now I am even more excited. I am in southeast Sask so the housing market is slow. I plan to buy land east of Saskatoon. Why there? Its a retirement plan. I am 58 and plan to do some organic gardening for extra income. The farmers market there and the surrounding area is really good. I have been researching for about 2 years. I found an engineer in Regina that will help me get the stamp of approval so to speak abd I have been in touch with U of S about partnering in some aspects. Well, its a way for their students to be onsite learning and it helps me with labour costs. The earth bag homes I have been watching pretty closely. After the main house is built its something I would look at for additions like a craft shop or shop for the veggies to sell from. My direct email is debbatok@gmail.com – also I am on pinterest as debtokarz. I have put together some great ideas. The water filter system I get but that will be a work in progress as well as the solar panels. Understanding the solar panels is crazy how much there is to learn. I am not sure if its best to have free standing because of the wind or to attach directly to the house. And Jodi thanks for the tip – I will google it. I have the tires in place from a company called Adams Auto Wreckers just on the outskirts of Saskatoon. So the plan is to sell my house and start building as soon as I can in the spring. It sounds like along ways off but in reality its not at all. Please feel free to write me with any ideas or tips, I need all the help I can get. I built an 8,000 sq ft warehouse with 20′ walls and finished that in March 2013 basically so I could learn some hands on and learn the building codes or some of them at least.

  2. jack

    hi i would be more than happy to help you get started, please email me and we can discuss what your plans are ucjh4240@gmail.com

  3. parallexmike

    If you would consider earth bag let’s talk
    parallexmike at G mail

  4. Jodi Wright

    You may be able to advertise it on freehousingproject.com

  5. PJ_and_AK


    I’m in the same boat as you. Only difference, I have a longer time until I need to worry about it. So, for the meantime, been researching every aspect a.k.a the Who, What, Where,When & Why.

    Like to keep in touch as to your progress, any questions… If I have possible answers / solutions, I’d love to know I helped.

    Take Care, Good Luck


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