A new project from Google is aimed at helping households to go off-grid. It is called Project Sunroof, and it is powered by Google Maps. It can calculate how much sun your roof gets and how much you will be able to save if you install solar.
Truth in Media obtained an exclusive interview with Tyler Truitt, the US Marine Corps veteran who is locked in a struggle with the City of Huntsville over his right to live a self-sustaining, off-the-grid, and renewable-energy-powered lifestyle on hi
Using Waldon Pond as a guide and an early Banner motor home as an inspiration, 22+ years ago I wired my 2,000 square foot home for 12-volt and 110-volt solar emergency lighting and light work.
This Man Fought for His Country, Now He's Facing Arrest for Living Off-Grid on His Own Property
Your typical recreational vehicle is great if you want to meander from campsite to campsite using their facilities as you go. If you want to explore remote areas, though, you're going to need something with a bit more grit. EarthRoamer's XV-HD will l
Bratislava's Nice Architects has revealed some renders and preliminary details concerning its Ecocapsule: a micro-shelter that operates off-grid and promises impressive sustainable technology including solar power, rainwater collection and filtration
Three years ago we heard about the GiraDora, a foot-pedal-powered clothes-washing machine created for off-grid use in developing nations.
Nauglers hit back at claims they live in squalor
After looking at various sources for deep well hand pumps for use in an emergency and noting that the price (some being over $1,000) was out of line for me, I decided to make my own unit.
My wife, Susan, and I have always loved healthy food, especially the fresh, vine-ripened kind -- which is why we routinely spent upwards of $400 a week scouting organic grocers for the tastiest produce.
Lasqueti is a secret Canadian island where the vast majority of residents are completely off-grid.
All you need is around $2000 to begin building one of these epic homes – made from recycled shipping containers! Check out some of these amazing creations!
In recent weeks, there has been a lot of concern that an upcoming eight week military exercise on U.S. soil known as "Jade Helm" is actually a dress rehearsal for the imposition of martial law in this country.
One great (and smelly) thing we do at my farm is our community compost. The farm is located right in the middle of our nation's capitol, downtown Washington, D.C.
Ever wanted to live in an off the grid cabin that you built yourself but didn't think you had the time, money, or know how? Well here are five examples of off the grid homes that were built by relative amateurs each for under $5,000!
Ensuring that the food we eat is locally and sustainably grown is not always easy, especially in cities where crop-growing space is at a premium.
From whitening your teeth to making your garden grow pest-free, check out these clever uses for banana peels.
The cost of decorating your home interior with the latest styles and furnishings can often cost a fortune, but these creatively upcycled furniture designs are showcasing how homeowners can turn ordinary products into useful pieces of decor.
I love an old-fashioned, cottage garden! What better way to showcase those worn and imperfect antiques and flea market finds than to incorporate them into your garden landscape? This is the perfect way to personalize your outdoor haven and add
These trends and innovations are redefining every aspect of gardening in the West--and changing the way we live, eat, and connect with one another
Today we'll discuss what I argue is the most common set of circumstances that you might prepare for.
Food Rising Mini-Farm Grow Box official launch video