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We’d like to introduce you to this independent homesteading lifestyle that we live and love. In fact, we hope you’ll be inspired to do it too—and we want to help! That's what this website is all about, helping you live a modern off grid lifestyle.
Many years ago, our family jumped out of the “rat race” to live a simpler (yet modern) life. We live off the grid with a solar system and continue to develop our new homestead deep in the mountains of Idaho. Yes, we're starting over at a new place--if we can do it, so can you! In the spirit of neighbors helping neighbors, we dedicate this website to each one who is dreaming of reclaiming the noble independence our forefathers cherished so dearly.
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A little while ago, my sister-in-law and brother-in-law brought over scrumptious lunch foods from their garden! Various peppers, tomatoes, onions, and the most vibrant deep green basil!! ...
There’s a lot of talk going on about probiotics! Sauerkraut is one great source, and I’m not talking about the canned sauerkraut found on the shelf at your supermarket. Most stores also carry...
Canning methods for food preservation had almost become a lost art until the recent revival of homesteading skills. Now more and more people are learning this rewarding skill.
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Let's say you have a new neighbor who has never lived in fire country. They start burning a small slash pile on a hot dry day, and the fire begins to spread. They call you in a panic as the fire...
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