Building and maintaining an off-grid home – and setting up your property for increased self-reliance
What is Off-Grid Living, Really? What does it Mean and How does it Work?
The meaning of "off-grid living" depends on context - or on who you ask! There are different ways live off-grid, and we'll explore interpretations of the term with positive or negative connotations.
5 Back-to-Basic Skills for Increased Self-Sufficiency (and Books to Get you Started!)
Learning basic skills like growing food, mending clothes and more allows ...
How to Be Self-Sufficient and Live Off-Grid
There's more than one way to be more self-reliant! We explore how to be ...
7 Steps to Moving Off-Grid and Starting a Simple Life
Most of the people who try moving off the grid but don't succeed, skipped ...
7 Questions to Define the Best Place to Live Off the Grid
When you make the decision to live off-grid, no one can tell you which area is most perfect. Perhaps there are a ...
Basics of Self-Sufficiency: Living Off the Land
Basic Requirements for Living Off the Land
Living off the land sounds like a romantic life: waking with the sun, ...
Chickens and Self-Sufficiency: Is Raising Chickens Cost-Effective?
Can you save money raising chickens for eggs and/or meat? How cost-effective are chickens, and how can they help us be more self-sufficient?
What’s the Meaning of “Living Off the Grid”?
The Definition of Living Off the Grid
Living “off grid” is generally defined as living without any connection to ...
7 Books That Help us Be More Self-sufficient
Our favorite books about permaculture, off-grid systems, self-reliance, gardening, chickens, herbs and self-sufficiency.
Is it Possible To Be Completely Self-Sufficient?
For most of us, self-sufficiency is a journey - and possibly not attainable as a real-life goal. Let's explore what it'd look like to be 100% self-sufficient!
What is Permaculture?
Permaculture is a set of design principles aimed at working with nature (rather than against it), as well as supporting or mimicking naturally occurring patterns and features found in nature.
How We Have Super-Fast Internet While We Live Off-Grid
If you’re living off-grid and not connected to any main supplies, how is it possible to work online, record live videos and have super-fast off-grid internet? Let’s take a look at the options for connecting to the web when you live off-grid.
Tour Of Our Off-Grid House – Mas Del Encanto
What does off-grid living really look like? Come on a little video tour with me around our farm at Mas del Encanto in Spain for a glimpse of what living off the grid and moving towards self-sustainability is like.
7 Things to Know about the Off-Grid Lifestyle
Throughout the year, we get a LOT of visitors who want to come and pick our brain about doing what we did - move ...
How Much Does it Cost to Move Off the Grid, buy Property and Become more Self-Reliant?
How much does it cost to move off the grid and start a new simple life, aiming for self-sufficiency? We go over the main financial implications and set your budget so you can take the leap.
How To Find and Buy the Perfect Off-Grid Property
Searching for an off-grid property, possibly in a foreign country where you don't speak the language, is not simple. We'll help you with 7 simple steps to follow in order to find your dream piece of land!
7 Reasons Why People Live Off-Grid
There are so many possible reasons for living off the grid - from dropping out to wanting a greener or more simple life, here are the most popular ones.
7 Things to do before Moving off the Grid
When you start your new life, you'll most likely get tied up DOING all the things - so now's the time to prepare before moving off the grid.
9 Misconceptions About Living Off-Grid
Forget everything you thought you knew about off-grid living… Unless you’re living off the grid yourself, I'd bet at least one of the common misconceptions listed below is something you thought to be true.
Getting Started With Off-Grid Solar
The basics of setting up a solar system to live off-grid.
Building an Off-Grid Home in Matarraña, Spain
We built a beautiful and comfortable off-grid home in Matarraña, Spain. These are some answers to questions most people have about the building process.