Off grid laundry has come up a number of times as a self-sufficiency topic for 2 reasons: Because many people in our crowd are wanting to be free from the electrical and water grids, and need find another way of washing clothes. Because we are also usually looking for ways to save money. The … [Read more...] about 7 Best Off Grid Washing Machines
When you’re miles away from civilization and power, or simply living a minimalist off-grid life, a survival radio can be an indispensable piece of equipment. Not only will they keep you apprised of atmospheric conditions and weather emergencies, but they also feature an array of other functions and … [Read more...] about 6 Best Survival Radios
The heart of a homestead is the hearth. And when our off grid family was making building decisions, the choice to have a masonry heater was the first one they made. Their masonry wood heater was a DIY project built from native limestone and includes a baking oven. It was built in the center … [Read more...] about Should You Heat Your Home With a Masonry Heater?
The WaterBob bathtub bladder is an ideal water storage solution for emergency situations. Due to the food-grade plastic, WaterBob's drinking water storage system keeps up to 100 gallons of water safe for 16 weeks. People like this product because: It's inexpensive (price hovers right … [Read more...] about WaterBob Review – Bathtub Emergency Water Storage Container
Emergency food bars make a useful companion for anyone planning to go at least a couple of days without easy access to food. Unlike more long term food storage that you keep in your house, food bars are small and easy to store in your backpack, and they don't require any cooking. Just open the … [Read more...] about Best Emergency Food Bars Review
If you’ve ever done a multi-night backpacking trip (or spent any amount of time hanging out in REI), you’ve probably heard of Mountain House meals. However, here’s what you might not’ve heard…. The genesis of Mountain House actually dates back to the Vietnam War, when US special forces needed … [Read more...] about Best Mountain House Meals