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Did Canada really ban off-grid living?

Did Canada really ban off-grid living?

If you believe the headlines, it’s illegal to live off-grid in Canada and the U.S. But, should you believe them? I guess that depends on what your definition of off-grid really is. It’s a matter of semantics. My short answer to the headline question is: no. Let’s delve into it a little more. According to […]

The Hobbit Hole: Dan Price’s retreat

If you’re a fan of The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings books and you’ve seen the movies, you may also have contemplated living in a hobbit hole. Warm, cozy, safe and tucked away, a hobbit hole seems like an ideal place to live. In Oregon, Dan Price the Hobo Artist, is doing just […]

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At the Mother Earth News Fair in Puyallup in 2012 we checked out the SolTrekker motorhome. I finally put the video up from our chat with them. What intrigued me about SolTrekker wasn’t so much about the educational aspect (which I think is important) but more about the idea of a minimalist existence that living […]

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