Category Archives: Off Grid Living

Off Grid Refrigeration

Update October 2018… We recently noticed our one year old C4P refrigerator will not shut off and the refrigerator is not keeping our food cold unless we run the unit most of the day and night. The unit is out … Continue reading

Posted in Off Grid Living | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Floor Plan For The Perfect Homestead Dwelling – Part 2

Welcome back! In this part of designing the perfect homestead dwelling, I’ll discuss more factors to consider when developing your floor plan, beginning with the workshop. At the Maine homestead, the workshop was attached to the barn. This was convenient … Continue reading

Posted in Off Grid Living | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Floor Plan for the Perfect Homestead Dwelling Part 1

Designing the floor plan for the perfect homestead dwelling, whether it be on or off the grid requires careful thought and consideration. Let’s face it. You’ll be engaging in activities most people have never dreamed of doing. Certainly modern houses … Continue reading

Posted in Off Grid Living | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

Selecting Your Homestead Site

You’ve decided you want to live off-grid. Now what? How do you proceed? How does one get started picking the perfect homestead site? The process can be overwhelming but let’s start logically and take it one step at a time. … Continue reading

Posted in Off Grid Living | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Why Homestead? Why Live Off-grid?

Welcome kindred spirit. Thank you for stopping by. Why homestead? Why live off-grid? Two great questions whose answers vary depending on each individual’s unique circumstances. In my case, back in the old days of the 1970’s, I had a career … Continue reading

Posted in Off Grid Living | Tagged , , | 4 Comments