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Off Grid Shipping Container Home In California

11:54 am PST, February 11, 2019

In the high desert of Joshua Tree, California, ‘The Haven’, a cozy shipping container home with a rooftop deck, sits completely off the grid on 5 acres. When deciding which type of home to build on their land, owners Aram and Elisabeth decided a shipping container home would best suit the quirky culture around Joshua Tree […]

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Understanding Your Growing Zone To Prepare For Spring Gardening

2:03 pm PST, February 7, 2019

A significant part of off-grid living is producing a wide variety of food that will add to, and satisfy, your meal planning. With spring approaching, you should already be planning your garden for the coming growing season. It’s the perfect time to decide what changes to make from the last season. Producing an abundance of […]

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10 Tips To Go Green That Save You Money

11:54 am PST, February 4, 2019

In a report done by CBS news, if all households in the U.S. switched out just one standard, incandescent light bulb with one certified as green, it would reduce greenhouse gas emissions by the equivalent of 800,000 cars. Those are some pretty amazing statistics, and of course, it does not stop there. By paying close […]

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5 Must-Have Items You Need in Case of a Pandemic

11:40 am PST, December 14, 2018

Living off the grid is a great way to decrease your carbon footprint and lower energy costs. But what happens when there’s a global emergency, like a pandemic of SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), the bird flu, or another disease? The World Health Organization defines a pandemic as the spread of a new disease around […]

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