The Everything Guide to Living Off the Grid: A back-to-basics manual for independent living

The Everything Guide to Living Off the Grid: A back-to-basics manual for independent living

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by Terri Reid, Oke Jane
     
 

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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

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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 produce
  • Raise, hunt, and process your meat
  • Eliminate existing debt to cut off financial ties
  • Build a sustainable home from scratch
  • Harvest and reuse water
  • Create 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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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440512759
Publisher:
Adams Media
Publication date:
07/18/2011
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

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Meet the Author

Terri Reid is a writer with twenty years of off-grid living experience. She has written about self-reliance, sustainable living, and the post-consumer lifestyle in a monthly newspaper column and has appeared in BackWoods Home Magazine, Scouting Magazine, the Washington Post, and the Chicago Tribune.

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Everything Guide to Living Off the Grid: A back-to-basics manual for independent living 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
tommyheuer More than 1 year ago
A good guide, I was expecting more of a how-to. Good book to get you started in the right directions.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a well written book that truly has a little of information about everything you need to know to live off the grid. Thank you very much there is in formation that I thought I knew but the book has much more to each topic.