Category Archives for Off Grid

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How to Make DIY Emergency Candles (Two Different Ways)

Learn how to make your own beeswax or paraffin emergency candles using glass jars or DIY candle molds from toilet paper or tinfoil.

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How Much Land Do You Need to Be Self-Sufficient?

Want to start a self-sufficient homestead? Find out how many acres of land you really need to achieve self-sufficiency and supply your own food and power.

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Homestead Layout Plans on 1 Acre or Less

You want to start homesteading but don’t have a lot of land?  Lack of land is one of the biggest excuses that I hear from people who’d like to become more self-sufficient but just don’t get started.

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11 Backyard Chicken Coop Ideas for Aspiring Homesteaders  

Raising backyard chickens is one of the best ways to get on the path towards homesteading.

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23 Survival Skills that Our Great Grandparents Knew (That Most of Us Have Forgotten)

These 23 survival skills below are examples of things that we all used to know and practice in our everyday lives. Remember, there was a time when people were self-reliant and didn’t depend on a chain of systems to get them though.

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