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Our off the grid journey, from finding land to building our home.

Growing food and medicinal herbs, composting, soil, and all things plants.

Living a sustainable lifestyle, recipes for DIY eco products, reducing waste and more.

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Starting Our Food Forest

Our goal for our little farmstead is to have a permaculture-based food forest combining fruit and nut trees, vegetables, herbs, medicinal plants and companion plants.

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Building plans

Home Taking Shape December 2019

Before the first week of December was over, the external walls for the new cabin were up, complete with sisalation, and the Zincalume cladding was

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Off Grid

Progress October 2019

POWERED UP The biggest exciting event of October was the arrival and installation of our 5kw solar system we’d finished paying off over several months.

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Off Grid

Third Month on the Farmstead

I rolled into my third month of living permanently on our piece of land somewhat worse for wear. While the progress we’d made in July

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Off Grid

Building Our Home August 2019

August was an exciting month! Fairy lights, bonfires and a veranda with a SHOWER! Irrigation Water Our area is completely off grid in that we

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Off Grid

Building Our Home July 2019

A thousand apologies folks – despite all the best intentions I haven’t been posting about our off grid journey regularly. In the last blog post,

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