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Eco Blog

/ˈiːkəʊ/adjective
eco, not harming the environment; eco friendly
/blɒɡ/verb
blog, to update or add regular content to a website, typically in an informal conversational style.
Our Eco Blog shares our journey to living off grid and self sustainably here in South Africa, as well as tips, research and useful information on living an eco friendly life!
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Farmstead Update February 2021

Two years after our journey started, we’re living off grid and self sustainably in our little eco friendly home in South Africa. It’s been an incredible journey! And every day just gets better.

One Year Off Grid

One Year Off Grid

We’ve been living off grid on our land for just over a year now, read on to find out how it’s going!

Starting Our Dream 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.

Home taking shape December 2019

Home Taking Shape December 2019

Our journey to living off grid and self sustainably in South Africa: In December, we continue building our eco-friendly home, a timber frame clad with

Progress Update October 2019

Off Grid Progress October 2019

In the latest installment in our journey to living off grid and sustainably in South Africa – our big solar system arrives, and we get water

Third Month On The Farmstead

Third Month on the Farmstead

OUR JOURNEY OFF GRID: 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 and August was really exciting, there were a lot of challenges to overcome along the way! 

Building Our Off Grid Home August 2019

Building Our Home August 2019

Our journey to living off grid and sustainably in South Africa continues… August was an exciting month! I GET A SHOWER! Fairy lights, bonfires and a veranda with a SHOWER!