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?
This year we really goofed up, we spent so much time enjoying our mushroom hunting and foraging for plants and making videos for youtube and things we didn’t gather enough wood to keep us warm. I know its a learning experience. We had an open fireplace stove as well as our cook stove. Our shelter… Read More THE WINTER AND OTHER COLD THINGS!
It’s that time of year that we give thanks and celebrate life and enjoy our families. So since we are off grid a few things change, we can hunt a turkey for Thanksgiving or just buy one at a store in town. We went ahead and got one at the store this year and cooked… Read More THANKSGIVING AND CHRISTMAS FOR OFF GRID FAMILIES.
Okay, We need to build a cabin to live in and work on the one we have now. The cabin that was on the property is not livable at this time. one side has a nice cement floor and all the logs on the main walls are intact and in good shape. The other… Read More STUMP REMOVAL THE HARD WAY!
Trees can cause damage if not taken care of soon, this tree has a bad lean to it and leans towards most of our buildings. When the wind would blow or any storm and when it gets loaded down with snow it leans even more. We had to get it taken care of fast just… Read More DANGEROUS TREES!!!!!
I love cutting firewood and using my chainsaw but after a year of us busting our butts, we decided a log splitter was the next tool we needed to get. We had used several that neighbors had and most made a terrible rattle after being broke in. We did some research and the ones we… Read More LOG SPLITTER BASICS
Hello, My name is Tom and my wife is Leenie and we have 5 children 2 of which live in other states and countries. We have three boys we are raising 10, 13 and 17 years old. We had been looking at properties online for 3 years prior to buying this parcel we have now. The… Read More INTRODUCTION