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How To Homestead On Just 1/4 An Acre

How To Homestead On Just 1/4 An Acre

When we think about homesteading, we often picture a large piece of land – 10, 20 or even 50 acres. But a large number of off-gridders and homesteaders are discovering it’s possible to homestead on a much, much smaller plot ...

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Off-Grid Life In An Underground House

Off-Grid Life In An Underground House

Living underground may sound like the realm of Hobbits and Hollywood movies, but for many off-gridders, it is day-to-day reality. These homesteaders and off-gridders have chosen to ignore the conventional path and instead live in earth-sheltered or earth-berm homes, which ...

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Off-Grid Life In Alaska, At 45 Below

Off-Grid Life In Alaska, At 45 Below

Winter is the most challenging season for many off-gridders, especially if you live in the interior of Alaska near Fairbanks, where temperatures in recent years have dipped as low as -45 degrees Fahrenheit – and the record is -66. But ...

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Monsanto’s Big Loss In Federal Court

Monsanto’s Big Loss In Federal Court

Quietly across the nation, organic farmers are making progress in their battle to raise organic, GMO-free crops without the threat of cross-contamination from genetically modified fields. And, perhaps most surprisingly, a federal court has sided with the farmers. That’s the ...

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Carla Emery’s Daughter Goes Off-Grid

Carla Emery’s Daughter Goes Off-Grid

Forty years after Carla Emery wrote her bestseller homesteading resource “Encyclopedia of Country Living” and a decade after she passed away, her daughter, Esther, is continuing her mom’s off-grid tradition while developing new skills that past generations probably wouldn’t recognize. ...

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Is A Power Grid Attack Imminent?

Is A Power Grid Attack Imminent?

Late last year a cyberattack took down a large segment of the Ukrainian power grid, marking the first time that hackers anywhere in the world accomplished such a feat. Days later, in early January, North Korea claimed it had successfully ...

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