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Beyond Off Grid is a new documentary that investigates why we should strive to live a more self-reliant lifestyle and away from the antiquated and overly taxed power grid. The power grid was given a .

Producer Lacy Roberts brings us an hour of conversation with and about female farmers. More here: http://www.cornucopia.org/2015/03/women-farmers/ The Cornucopia Institute #farmers #women

Producer Lacy Roberts brings us an hour of conversation with and about female farmers. More here: http://www.cornucopia.org/2015/03/women-farmers/ The Cornucopia Institute #farmers #women

How to start a homestead. What started out as a desire to live intentionally and garden has escalated into chickens, two pigs, a dairy cow (or several), and meat chickens.

10 Cheap but creative ideas for your garden 4

Motivating tips for starting the garden and chickens over again. How to start a homestead. What started out as a desire to live intentionally and garden has escalated into chickens, two pigs, a dairy cow (or several), and meat chickens.

Rain Barrels, Chicken Coops, and Solar Panels by marissa

Rain barrels, Chicken coops and Solar panels: Projects To Get You Off The Grid. No ckn coop at our house, that's the aunt/uncle . But rain barrels and solar panels we have!

70+ Homestead Hacks: Nifty Tips to Make Life on the Homestead a little bit easier

70+ Homestead Hacks

Homestead Hacks: Nifty Shortcuts to Make Your Life Easier: for homesteading, hobby farming, and more! These homestead hacks will make life on the farm just a little bit easier. ~ Garden Hacks: How to Kill Squash Bugs and Eggs with Duct Tape

Plant Your Story Online: Start a Blog About Your Farm  A blog can help you meet your farm business goals, and you can join an online movement promoting the voice and story of hobby farmers nationwide.

It's possible to build a barn that balances your dream barn with practical reality. Read more on choosing a site, function, accessories, get online resources and read lessons learned.

"Realistic Self-Sufficiency: The Do's and the Don'ts"

Realistic Self-Sufficiency: The Do's and the Don'ts.some excellent suggestions for preparedness in case of anything.

You can sell energy produced by solar panels back to the municipal power grid.

Things You Need to Live Off the Grid

Solar Energy Tips To Help You Go Green. If you are looking to reduce your energy consumption, solar energy is the way to go. Solar energy lets you get energy from the sun. Read on and lear

Dropping in on this Wednesday to tell you about something new that I discovered. I recently found this great website.  It is called Hometalk and it is full of amazing information for home and garden projects.  You can ask questions… Read more ›

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Dropping in on this Wednesday to tell you about something new that I discovered. I recently found this great website. It is called Hometalk and it is full of amazing information for home and garden projects.

10 Ways to Be More Self Sufficient Without Having a Farm

I'll pass on eating bunnies but I like the container garden, compost and rain barrel Ways to Be More Self Sufficient Without Having a Farm

David Wilson, a professor at MIT, came up with this baby barbecue requiring no use of firewood, coal, gas or electricity to operate. - Imgur

David Wilson, a professor at MIT, came up with this baby barbecue requiring no use of firewood, coal, gas or electricity to operate.

Wilson Solar Grill Stores the Sun’s Energy for Nighttime Fuel-Free Grilling: New technology, developed by MIT Professor Dave Wilson, harnesses the sun's energy and stores it to cook food even at night.

homesteading self sufficiency-That’s crazy talk folks!

You Can't Do it All- 5 Tips for Staying Sane as You Homestead

You Can’t Do it All- 5 Tips for Staying Sane as You Homestead by Jill Winger on The Prairie Homestead

Free building plans for pretty much anything on your homestead/farm.

Maybe one dayI will be SO glad I pinned this. Free building plans for pretty much anything on your homestead/farm.

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