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How To Bale and Store Hay

August 3, 2018 Tara Dodrill 2

Hay baling is hard work, really hard work. But engaging in traditional farm chores will vastly cut down on animal feed costs while ensuring meat, milk, and recreational livestock. Typically, a hay field can be […]

Hang Drying Laundry Indoors

October 28, 2015 Kendra 10

How I hang dry clothes indoors when it’s rainy or freezing outside. You only need a few helpful items, and a little time and patience!

Solar Cooking in a Sun Oven

July 20, 2015 Kendra 29

I have a new love: Solar Cooking! By using the sun to cook our foods, I’m saving money and energy, and keeping my house cooler during the hot summer months. Plus, the food is AMAZING.

Solar: Installing A Power Transfer Switch

April 2, 2015 Kendra 13

Connecting a transfer switch to our breaker panel was one more thing we had to do before we could disconnect from the grid. It enables us to run our home on either a generator or solar power, alternating between the two forms of power as necessary.

Vacuuming Off The Grid

January 18, 2015 Kendra 19

The ideal off-grid home will have hard flooring throughout. Unfortunately for us, we’ll likely be stuck with carpet for a few more years. Here’s how we plan on keeping our floors clean, even without electricity to run a vacuum.