Off The Grid

Fun Facts About Wind Energy

By Josh Speiss

Join LandCentral as we explore the power of wind energy though some fun facts.

Survival 101

By Josh Speiss

Are you prepared for potential disasters? Disasters such as floods, earthquakes, wildfires, blizzards and other acts of nature can put you in peril. But other calamities such as a car breakdown, home fire, or becoming lost hiking or at sea could …

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Off the Grid Living – Septic Tanks

By Matt Valzania

When living off the grid, one of the sacrificed conveniences is a municipal sewer system connection. Usually this is because an off-grid home isn’t in proximity to sewer pipes. However, you don’t have to be off the grid to use …

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Find Land Free From Light Pollution

By Candice Armstrong

Light pollution: if you live in a highly populated area, you’ve experienced it. You walk outside at night to look skyward and, instead of a glimmering carpet of stars, you see a sky muddied by the city lights below. It’s …

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Tiny Homes: Not Just for Tiny People

By Courtney Hageman

The era of supersizing everything is coming to an end, especially when it comes to modern-day homes. In an effort to save money and reduce one’s carbon footprint, the interest in the Tiny House Movement is growing rapidly throughout the …

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Growing a Vegetable Garden Off-the-Grid

By Matt Valzania

Off the Grid – Veggie Gardens   If you’re living off the grid, producing your own water and power, then you’re probably growing all or a portion of your own food in a garden. However, if you are still in …

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Digging Your Own Shallow Well

By Matt Valzania

Off the Grid – Digging Your Own Shallow Well   One of the biggest ticket items in developing your land is getting a reliable water supply. Whether you need to put in a well or connect to a municipal water …

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DIY Off-The-Grid Water Pumps

By Matt Valzania

Do-it-yourself Off the Grid: Water Pumps Do-it-yourself (DIY), is an essential component of living off the grid. For some it’s about the independence and the feeling of self-reliance. For others it’s dealing with the hard fact that there aren’t exactly …

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