The Everything Guide to Living Off the Grid: A Back-to-basics Manual for Independent Living
"Do you want to have electricity and hot water at any time, no matter what's going on outside your property? Do you want to have more control over the things you eat and how they are processed? Do you want your family safe from the worries of a bad economy and crime?"
If you answered "yes" to these questions, then living off the grid may be for you. Although living off the grid takes some hard work, the benefits make it all worthwhile. This practical guide gives you all the information you'll need to move off the grid, including how to: Grow your own produceRaise, hunt, and process your meatEliminate existing debt to cut off financial tiesBuild a sustainable home from scratchHarvest and reuse waterCreate your own sources of energy Whether you want to live an eco-friendly life or just want to incorporate a few key aspects into your existing day-to-day, this guide is your comprehensive introduction to homestead sustainability.
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The Reality of Living Off the Grid
Getting Out of Debt
Generating Income Off the Grid
Theres No Place Like Home
Developing Your Green Thumb
Starting an Orchard
The Buzz about Beekeeping
Raising Your Own
Processing Your Own Meat
The Importance of Herbs
Water Water Everywhere
Dealing with Rodents Critters and Pests of All Kinds
Canning and Preserving Food
Building a Root Cellar
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Limited preview - 2011