Benefits to Having Cats When Living off the Grid

A person petting a cat

Having a cat can be very rewarding. Watching cat videos is enough to increase your energy level. They can be romantic, and a simple hug can result in positive emotions and relaxing effects. There are a number of psychological benefits of having a cat, especially when living off the grid. People who … Read more

Kitchen Herbs for the Windowsill

Kitchen Herbs for the Windowsill

A sunny windowsill in the kitchen is a great place to put a windowsill herb garden kit and grow a variety of herbs that can be used in the food created there. These can be started with seeds or young plants, but it will take longer to get usable herbs if starting … Read more

Growing Herbs in the West Window

Growing Herbs in the West Window

A window facing the west gets less direct light than one that faces south, but better light than a window that faces east. This means that plants that need light but cannot handle much direct sun will grow well in a west-facing window. Flowering houseplants often enjoy a west window, as do … Read more

How To Feed A Family In the Wild

How To Feed A Family In the Wild

When living off-grid, feeding a family takes on a variety of new challenges. If one of the options chosen is to live primarily off the land, knowing how to find safe things to eat from the things that grow wild will be very helpful. Farming can provide food throughout the summer and fall … Read more

Guide to Fast Growing Vegetables

a bok choy farm

Starting your own edible garden is a great way to save money because you’ll be able to harvest food to eat in your place instead of buying them in the market. It is also a good nice to have an edible garden in case certain calamities occur, and there’s a shortage of … Read more

Survival Seeds 101: A Comprehensive Guide For Saving Seeds

Survival Seeds 101 A Comprehensive Guide For Saving Seeds

If you’re looking into creating your own food cellars and shelters, here are some of the best survival seed full kits or packages we can recommend.     1. Open Seed Vault Heirloom Vegetable Seeds This kit contains 32 different all-natural vegetable seeds which are non-hybrid and non-GMO. These vegetable seeds are … Read more