Living off the land is not for the weak or ill-prepared. It takes years of groundwork and skill-honing to get to a place where you can survive (and thrive) without municipal utilities, grocery stores, and other resources we take for granted every day.
Looking at some of the pros and cons of off-grid living is a good way to help you decide whether or not you should officially hop head-first into homesteading or living off the land.
Threaded by the gurgling waters of its namesake Hazel River, this country retreat is quite literally on the doorstep of the Mid-Atlantic region’s only national park and some of the area’s best hikes and outdoor experiences.
Looking for an affordable weekend retreat south of St. Louis in the beautiful Ozarks? Look no further. This new 34-acre tract offers an off-the-grid getaway close to Mark Twain National Forest in Missouri's outdoor-centric Crawford County.
Watch a timelapse video of Canadian outdoorsman Shawn James handcrafting his off-grid cabin in the Ontario backwoods.