Category: Living Off The Grid

  • How to irrigate your garden with a gray water system
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    How to irrigate your garden with a gray water system

    Suppose you have a lovely garden: a vegetable garden or a permaculture food forest for example. We all know that it takes quite a lot of water to keep the plants happy. Perennials and trees might take care of their water supply due to their wonderful deep roots, but new plants, vegetables, and certain herbs […]

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  • When did the tiny home movement start
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    When did the tiny home movement start

    Tiny houses seem to be everywhere. These days, we can live in tiny house communities, book a tiny house holiday, rent out a second tiny house, and buy a ready-made tiny smart villa – you name it. However, this is all relatively new: the concept has only been here for about twenty years. In this […]

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  • Can You Live In A van Permanently?
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    Can You Live In A van Permanently?

    Freedom and adventure on the open road have a constant allure for many. Vanlife offers one of the easiest ways to hit the road and explore the country while also a good option for an affordable, sustainable place to live long-term. As someone who converted and lived in a van for quite a while, there […]

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  • What Should I pack For A Tiny Van Trip
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    What Should I pack For A Tiny Van Trip

    One of the most potentially intimidating parts of planning your new van life adventure is figuring out what to pack. Let’s face it, a fully outfitted tiny van doesn’t offer a ton of storage space, so you have to be strategic in your packing list. With that in mind, I’ve whipped up this little list […]

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  • 4 Great Van Conversion Companies
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    4 Great Van Conversion Companies

    Building out a van for van life can be a significant part of the adventure, but what if you just want to hit the road without the building pains? Van conversion companies offer a hassle-free, though pricey, way to get a custom van with all the features and fixings you could ask for without requiring […]

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  • Setting Up A Permaculture Food Forest In A Tropical Climate
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    Setting Up A Permaculture Food Forest In A Tropical Climate

    Maybe you have joined a permaculture course and are eager to start your own food forest, or you are living in the tropics and want to set up a permaculture food forest. A permaculture food forest is not just about plants; it is also about collecting rainwater, setting up a grey water system, a water […]

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  • Building With Cob In A Humid Climate
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    Building With Cob In A Humid Climate

    Building with cob in a humid climate Building with cob is a way to use soil as a natural building material. It is durable, ready at hand, and easy. People all over the world have built with cob for centuries. But how to deal with humidity? Hot climates, as well as cold climates, can suffer […]

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  • Best Off-Grid Living Books | The Absolute Must Reads
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    Best Off-Grid Living Books | The Absolute Must Reads

    Over the past decade or so, intentional, sustainable, and green living has become incredibly important to many people. The desire to take those precepts to the next level, to disconnect from society’s systems and build your life off the grid, has grown equally strong. With such an explosion in interest has also come an unprecedented […]

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  • How to find land for a tiny house in Europe?
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    How to find land for a tiny house in Europe?

    So you have made the decision to live in a tiny house, or are contemplating the option to do so. A key factor is finding a location: how can you find land that you can use to set up a tiny living life? Tiny house is a broad term – we are talking vans, gypsy […]

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  • Five reasons for going off the grid in Nicaragua
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    Five reasons for going off the grid in Nicaragua

    Ever since the pandemic hit the world, more and more people have started to flock to Nicaragua, seeking more freedom and alternative ways of living. Now, what exactly does Nicaragua have to offer that makes it such an ideal place for going off the grid? Read below about the possibilities that this hidden gem has […]

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  • Why people go off-grid | The 10 biggest reasons
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    Why people go off-grid | The 10 biggest reasons

    Off-grid living: more and more people all over the globe are (re)discovering this truly sustainable way of life. Here you can read all about the benefits of this alternative lifestyle. 1 Autonomy By living off-grid you can make yourself less dependent on companies and governments, and more dependent on yourself. The decisions companies make may […]

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  • Everything You Must Know about Van Life in 2022
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    Everything You Must Know about Van Life in 2022

    If you are excited about the opportunities that van life offers, you probably have a basic understanding of what it means to be a van dweller. For decades, people have been adapting vans into comfortable places to live. So, what should everyone know about van life? Van dwelling is a lifestyle in which people trade […]

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  • Mushroom Hunting in Missouri (Tips from a True Mycophile)
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    Mushroom Hunting in Missouri (Tips from a True Mycophile)

    In this piece learn everything you need to know about mushroom hunting in Missouri from a true mycophile. Click to learn more.

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  • Mushroom Hunting In Oregon (Your Comprehensive Online Guide)
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    Mushroom Hunting In Oregon (Your Comprehensive Online Guide)

    In this article, you will find what kinds of mushrooms you can find in Oregon, when you can find them, and so much more. Click to learn more.

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  • Mushroom Hunting in Ohio (Your Handbook for a Successful Harvest)
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    Mushroom Hunting in Ohio (Your Handbook for a Successful Harvest)

    In this piece, we will take a look into the most popular wild mushrooms this state has to offer along with some tips & tricks to tracking them down.

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  • Mushroom Hunting in Michigan (Everything You Need to Know)
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    Mushroom Hunting in Michigan (Everything You Need to Know)

    In this piece we cover mushroom hunting in the great state of Michigan. Read here to learn everthing you need to know.

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  • 8 Mushroom Hunting Tips for a Successful Harvest (from an Experienced Mycophile)
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    8 Mushroom Hunting Tips for a Successful Harvest (from an Experienced Mycophile)

    In this article, we teach you how to get started hunting mushrooms with 8 tips from a true mycophile. Click and learn how to secure your next harvest.

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  • Foraging for Wild Chanterelle Mushrooms (Your Expert Guide)
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    Foraging for Wild Chanterelle Mushrooms (Your Expert Guide)

    Eat wild, save money, and read our guide to foraging for wild chanterelle mushrooms. Click to learn more.

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  • The Essential Tool-Kit for Foraging for Food Off the Grid Successfully
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    The Essential Tool-Kit for Foraging for Food Off the Grid Successfully

    In this piece, we give you some advice on foraging tools and how to get started with finding wild edibles for food.

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  • The Top 4 Off-Grid Refrigerator Options (& How To Choose)
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    The Top 4 Off-Grid Refrigerator Options (& How To Choose)

    In this article, we cover different off-grid refrigerators options and explain the costs and benefits of popular the following 4 most popular off-grid refrigeration solutions.

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  • How to Filter Water: A Comprehensive Overview
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    How to Filter Water: A Comprehensive Overview

    In this article, you will learn how to filter water effectively, ways to clean water without a filter, and the most commonly used types of water filters out there.

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