Category Archive: Off Grid

The Definitive Bushcraft Skills List

The Definitive Bushcraft Skills List Bushcraft is a set of skills that you need to survive and even thrive in nature without outside assistance. To subsist in an environment where you can’t flick your Bic, stop by the Seven Eleven and pick up a last minute item, nor rent a cozy condo. Relying on yourself …

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Judge Upholds Ban on Vegetable Gardens as Ugly

Judge Upholds Ban on Vegetable Gardens as “Ugly” Back in 2013 everyone heard and was outraged by the story of a Florida couple ordered to tear out their vegetable gardens in the front yard of their own property by the city or pay a fine of $50.00 per day.  Most of us were affronted that …

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10 Useful Plants to Look For When Foraging for Food

10 Useful Plants to Look For When Foraging for Food No matter what season nature can provide. Foraging is a way of life in some cultures and a back up source of food in others. In most western countries we grow those plants we think of as food sources. Neat gardens with neat rows of …

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Be Heard in Any Disaster with Unstoppable Communications

Be Heard in Any Disaster with Unstoppable Communications I can’t say that I believe that any communication method is unstoppable. Under some duress scenarios all communications could be stopped. But that would be a very up close and personal situation. In any disaster scenario communications both incoming and outgoing are extremely important to your well being. Knowing …

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Radio Communications During an Event

Radio Communications During an Event HAM radio is the one most talked about of preparedness communications. However, there are many others to consider! Finding the right radios for you is a part of the prepping process. You don’t realize how much you depend upon communication until it’s gone! Information stops flowing and you are truly …

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Blackout: Prepping for an EMP at Work

Blackout: Prepping for an EMP at Work Blackouts whether due to adverse weather or the big blackout due to an EMP is more likely to hit when you are not a home. Most of us spend the majority of our day at the office or work place. If you have prepared you have a get …

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14 Awesome Camouflaged Home Designs

14 Awesome Camouflaged Home Designs It doesn’t matter if you just want to live off grid, have the resources to put these homes on the grid, or are looking for a camouflaged but out location. There is no denying these are some pretty awesome homes! They are kind to the environment around them because they …

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Living in the Woods: Would You be Ready?

Living in the Woods: Would You be Ready? Many of us choose to spend a good part of our leisure time in the woods, hiking, camping, foraging, or even hunting. Many of us, including myself wish we had more time to spend in that environment. For the majority of us, it’s a pipe dream to …

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Prepping For Sleep Apnea

Prepping For Sleep Apnea If you don’t know what sleep apnea is you are fortunate enough to not to have it nor know anyone with it. It is a condition that causes the sufferer to stop breathing during their sleep. Often times many times an hour each night. This of course is scary not only …

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Are Self-Sustainable Lifestyles Becoming Illegal?

Are Self-Sustainable Lifestyles Becoming Illegal? It almost seems like it doesn’t it? More and more laws and regulations governing what you can and can’t do on your own property. Many folks would prefer to return to a self-sustainable lifestyle but find the restrictions to constrictive and often expensive. When I bought my home and property …

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