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  1. Banana Girl: the controversial Aussie who's moved to Ecuador and is now a vegan in the jungle

    Hi, All: this is interesting. Our very own Debra knows Banana Girl's mother, and we've just been talking about her at length. She's somewhere in...

    Started by Bill Ryan, 22nd July 2018 14:05
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    25th August 2018 22:22 Go to last post
  2. New documentary film ‘From Vedic Russia with Love’

    How A Mystical Novel Spurred the Ecovillage Movement in Russia. Over the years, many intentional communities have drawn on works of fiction for...

    Started by aoibhghaire, 19th July 2018 12:04
    • Replies: 7
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    17th August 2018 06:17 Go to last post
  3. 100% hemp for vegans and ecofriendly fashionistas

    Dear friends, We are introducing a collection of custom-made hemp shoes, clothing and handbags. Hemp fiber is the strongest natural textile fiber....

    Started by CoCreator, 15th June 2018 08:43
    hemp, hemp clothing, hemp shoes, organic
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 746
    15th June 2018 08:43 Go to last post
  4. Talking What would be the most humanist technology for society?

    A friend of mine who lives off grid, asserted to me one day that today's technology, and the way the modern world works is de-humanizing. For...

    Started by Justplain, 22nd October 2017 02:08
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    17th February 2018 15:32 Go to last post
  5. Tiny Homes Banned In U.S. At Increasing Rate As Govt Criminalizes Sustainable Living

    As the corporatocracy tightens its grip on the masses – finding ever more ways to funnel wealth to the top – humanity responds in a number of ways,...

    Started by Althena, 6th November 2016 19:47
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 4,021
    29th January 2018 21:10 Go to last post
  6. Lightbulb Links for Workshops, Classes, Courses, that teach skills for self reliance, living lightly, bartering

    Inspired by Ron Mauer Sr.'s thread Brainstorming for potential solutions and encouraged by RunningDeer, I thought we could compile a one-stop...

    Started by BLynn, 21st September 2015 01:07
    bartering, classes, courses, self-reliance, workshops
    • Replies: 9
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    1st March 2017 00:00 Go to last post
  7. Off-grid ReGen Village produces all of its own food and energy

    James Ehrlich, founder of ReGen Villages, commissioned Danish architectural firm EFFEKT to envision a future where self-sustaining communities could...

    Started by Ba-ba-Ra, 27th February 2017 17:47
    • Replies: 2
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    28th February 2017 08:58 Go to last post
  8. The Real Life 'Martian'

    Interesting video about a guy experimenting with a completely autonomous life support system (as in "The Martian" movie): l3EPwIphnTI The...

    Started by guayabal, 24th December 2016 18:21
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    25th December 2016 21:56 Go to last post
  9. Fellowship for Intentional Community's database of intentional living communities worldwide

    This website is updated frequently. You may be surprised to find how many are near you right now. Advanced Search About

    Started by Fanna, 7th August 2016 23:16
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    8th August 2016 06:11 Go to last post
  10. Moved: Downsizing shelter and expenses

    Started by Ron Mauer Sr, 23rd July 2016 16:14
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  11. Homesteading/ getting started / costs

    So my dream is to one day get out of Florida and make a permanent move to Alaska. An to become a homesteader , the question I have is, how does a...

    Started by bluekungfoo, 24th June 2016 15:31
    • Replies: 2
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    1st July 2016 08:46 Go to last post
  12. The first? Ecological self-sustained village in the world, built in the Netherlands!

    Hi everyone! Last week i came across some great news. A modern ecological self-sustainable neightbourhood is going to built in the Netherlands! ...

    Started by Onalon, 17th June 2016 11:19
    ecology, future, home, nature, neightbourhood
    • Replies: 7
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    22nd June 2016 08:14 Go to last post
  13. Cool The SOLAR CELL, TRANSPARENT AS GLASS, would sure help living Off the Grid.

    TEXT OF THE VIDEO: " Prof. Richard Lunt of the Michigan State University and his team developed a completely new solar cell. This cell is transparent...

    Started by Ines, 18th June 2016 17:57
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    18th June 2016 22:48 Go to last post
  14. Half-way to Shamballah: Off-Grid Neighbourhoods

    http://www.sciencealert.com/this-dutch-town-will-grow-its-own-food-live-off-grid-and-handle-its-own-waste This idea may not be perfect, but at...

    Started by Daozen, 28th May 2016 12:58
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    30th May 2016 05:36 Go to last post
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    24th April 2016 14:00 Go to last post
  15. Moved: This certainly hurts the sovereign citizen movement...

    Started by LivioRazlo, 7th April 2016 00:40
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  16. 3 Shocking Ways Off-Grid Living Is Slowly Being Banned In America (And Canada)

    From http://www.offthegridnews.com/current-events/3-shocking-ways-off-grid-living-is-slowly-being-banned-in-america-and-canada Off-grid living is...

    Started by Althena, 2nd April 2016 00:09
    • Replies: 9
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    3rd April 2016 04:48 Go to last post
  17. Small simple technologies that are awesome

    The Wonderbag just came to my attention. It is an age old technology (heat retention cooking) re-visioned. I would like to hear about the old/new...

    Started by Delight, 14th October 2014 19:22
    • Replies: 19
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    21st February 2016 04:33 Go to last post
  18. About Chickens

    A very clever automatic door for the chicken house. "We shut ourselves in at night and and we let ourselves out in the morning.", The Chickens

    Started by Ron Mauer Sr, 8th February 2016 22:02
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    10th February 2016 06:35 Go to last post
  19. 10 of the worst mistakes to avoid when going off grid...

    Want to build your own life back on the land, instead of keeping pace in this insane society headed for implosion? There are lots of things that...

    Started by Althena, 9th January 2016 13:26
    • Replies: 5
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    10th January 2016 01:31 Go to last post
  20. Topics on Corruption More Popular & Consistent Than OFF-GRID LIVING? Why???

    Why is it that people would rather rant about corruption within governments and corporations along with the intervention of secret societies and...

    Started by TheInBetween, 4th January 2016 18:57
    • Replies: 11
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    7th January 2016 17:39 Go to last post
  21. Moved: Hydroxy; my experiments and accomplishment

    Started by Bubu, 25th November 2015 04:11
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    25th November 2015 10:10 Go to last post
  22. What Being Really Prepared Encompasses

    Why most people will die in a food collapse: It takes six months and $1,500 just to make a chicken sandwich Wednesday, October 14, 2015 by:...

    Started by Hervé, 16th October 2015 01:38
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    16th October 2015 01:38 Go to last post
  23. Interesting article about a man who decided to go off the grid

    I found this interesting article on The Guardian about a man who decided to go off the grid. ...

    Started by WhiteLove, 20th September 2015 18:55
    • Replies: 2
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    23rd September 2015 00:00 Go to last post
  24. working wooden pliers with 10 cuts

    Absolutely ingenious. Made out of wood and in 10 cuts, a pair of working pliers are made.

    Started by breal, 14th September 2015 21:23
    • Replies: 6
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    15th September 2015 19:02 Go to last post
  25. A major must-archive directory of off-grid 'how-to' information

    ------- From this page: http://rethinksurvival.com/how-to-knowledge-base/#safety-security FOOD AND WATER “HOW TO” POSTS

    Started by Bill Ryan, 3rd February 2014 16:39
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    28th July 2015 17:46 Go to last post
  26. You can live without producing trash

    Source One New York woman is making an effort to change the way we think about waste. Over the past two years, Lauren Singer has produced...

    Started by ponda, 17th July 2015 10:43
    • Replies: 3
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    17th July 2015 18:42 Go to last post
  27. A sober interview about Jade Helm etc.

    Here is a link from the Rense website of a interview with a special guest a Mr Matt Bracken on the Sunday Wire Show episode 87. Makes for a sober...

    Started by M0JFK, 10th June 2015 23:41
    • Replies: 2
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    12th June 2015 02:29 Go to last post
  28. A philosophy for life outside the system

    Not sure whether anyone saw this. A good interview by Vinny with some good insights. ...

    Started by Guish, 19th May 2015 18:40
    • Replies: 5
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    26th May 2015 03:53 Go to last post
  29. We are taking back our power ( QEG update )

    2bdXVb0atoQ Hello freinds. The QEG team is still working hard on this. Your positive thoughts directed here are important. Here's some updates. ...

    Started by aviators, 22nd May 2015 14:39
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 5,082
    23rd May 2015 04:01 Go to last post

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