I have seen this question come up so many times and there is no absolute answer to it as there are so many variables to off grid. Let us start with what you think off-grid means and what do George and Martha think off-grid means. Off grid could be you just roaming the streets with an animal, let us… Read More WHAT DOES IT COST TO LIVE OFF GRID?
I know it has been forever and I have been pretty busy and have not posted for a while. Well, winter is coming so to us that means making sure we have plenty of wood to keep us warm and plenty of blankets and stuff in case we have trouble with the heat. I traded… Read More WINTER IS COMING! AND HUNTING SEASON
I asked Leenie if she wanted to go for a ride and see if any mushrooms had popped up, She was pretty excited to go. We rode up off our property to State land and just started looking around. The ground is still pretty dry even after the full day of rain, I hope it… Read More MAJOR VISITORS………MOOSE!
It was a very sad week for me and the family as our little dog Lucky went down very fast with some bug and died in my arms on Monday Aug 01, 2017. He was my bestest friend and was always there for me. We would go for rides on the 4 wheeler and he would… Read More GOODBYE TO MY BEST FRIEND LUCKY
I am adding a video showing how to breed your meat rabbits, it’s pretty simple and they do all the loving or work….LOL.
We went to buy a few chickens for laying mostly and ended up buying 26 hens or at least the store said they were all supposed to be hens, we will see. I only wanted 20 and it ended up more because Leenie did not want to leave one black chicken alone or other reasons. We… Read More WENT TO GET A COUPLE CHICKENS……
We love wildlife whether it’s on our plate or we are viewing them or feeding them in the wild on our small farm. We decided early we wanted to feed a lot of the birds on our property. We see small finch-like birds and they really get into a frenzy during the spring and we… Read More BIRDS YOU MAY ENCOUNTER
Pigs, Rabbits, Chickens, Cows, Goats, Sheep, Fish, Off Grid Meat. So what species would make the most meat in the least time with the least feed? Rabbits are really the choice but most Americans are not used to rabbit and think about the skinny almost nothing ones you hunt, Jacks, Cottontail, and others. Well,… Read More OFF GRID MEAT
I know predators are a sore spot for lots of people and waking up in the morning to see one or more of your beautiful animals gone or ripped into a bloody mess. Leenie and I talked about this very thing before we moved to Idaho. We knew there were wolves, coyotes, badgers, raccoons, martin,… Read More HOW TO DEAL WITH PREDATORS
Our chickens just celebrated their 4th year. Happy Birthday my sweet little gift givers! While we did start off with a pair of each breed available from the feed store where we lived back in the city, we are now down to two sisters, Amplifier and Buck of the Cuckoo Maran variety.Amplifier got her name… Read More Our Favorite Chicken Breeds