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Cold Weather Veggies


One of the most important parts of any homestead is your food! But, sometimes we have so much to do on our to do list, that we miss the deadline to get those veggies in the ground. The cold weather is here and you still have a little bit of time to make sure you have some food growing for…

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The Top 3 Things We Learned from Our Off-Grid Tiny HOMEstead


Most people that live the tiny house lifestyle do not choose to go off-grid and build a farm. However, for us it was a no-brainer. Our hearts and minds knew this was the place for us and exactly what we wanted to do. In January of 2015 we purchased our 15 acres in rural Tennessee. In August of 2015 we…

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DIY Activated Charcoal


Amongst all the wonderful ways that activated charcoal can be used, it’s place for filtering water, is one of its most useful and irreplaceable roles. When living off grid, having a clean source of consumable water, is not just a luxury. Unless you have a natural spring as a water source, you will need a way of filtering the water…

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Composting Pallet Garden


Every pallet garden brings forth an awesomeness with it, as you make use of recycled materials. When you take nothing, and make it into something. Taking what was once used for one thing, and can now be used for another. Growing your own food, and herbs puts your meals back into your control. We say it a lot, we know.…

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What Does it Mean to Truly Live Off-Grid?


What does it mean to truly live “off-grid” ? There are many varying degrees to living “off-grid.”  There are also many opinions of what living off-grid means. They vary from disconnecting a home from the corporate supplied electric, and utilities. To extreme cases of total isolation from anything that is supplied from an outside source. In my humble opinion, there is…

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What’s a Tiny House and Why Are You Building One?


Photo Credit: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=128109273 We get this question a lot! What is a tiny house? Well, a tiny house, or a small home is a movement where individuals and families have returned to living in less than 1,000 square feet. Many are as small as 80 square feet. As well as many of the structures are built on wheels so that your…

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