Dancing Goat Farm – Labor for Lessons

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Dancing Goat Farm Labor for Lessons

Rockingham County, NC. Looking for people who live close to me who would like to learn about sustainable living, organic gardening, building a cob oven and rocket stove, canning, making cheese, goats, chickens, ducks and how to transform a 1/2 acre into a permaculture paradise, while they are waiting to make their move off grid. There is a learning curve to all of these skills. It’s always better to have some of them before you make your jump.

 

I’m not fully off grid yet. I heat with wood and the new 30′ x 32′ greenhouse will be heated with a rocket stove come winter. I’m still lusting after my solar set up. Reclaiming the old farmhouse well is still a work in progress at Dancing Goat Farm. One of the former owners thought filling it in with dirt and booze bottles was a good idea.

 

Oak pallets are much heavier at 62 than they were at 55. Some things I can’t pick up by myself like the chicken house. (It’s tipping over because the bunnies thought underneath it was a good place to dig tunnels.) I need help! If you want to learn, get your hands dirty, plant a row of your own vegetables this year give me a shout. I planted 8 fruit trees this month. 4 more are on their way. The concord grapes are in but not the white and champagne. The avocados, pomegranates, figs and olive trees have to be planted in the greenhouse. In May the lemon, lime, orange, grapefruit, coffee, cinnamon and banana trees have to be moved to the greenhouse. The two clawfoot tubs have to be moved to the greenhouse because after a long day on the farm nothing is sweeter than enjoying a glass of wine while soaking under the stars.

 

 

 

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Goin off-grid in Alberta

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Hi, I’m a young, practical, knowledgeable man, currently building my off-grid accommodations.

I’m looking for others to join me so we can share the workload and our knowledge, and learn together!

I’m planning a log house, a trapline, and some light farming.

I’d like to share m idea with some folks, and learn about theirs. With a bit of luck we might be able to star our own little community!

You can reach me at matstraditional@gmail.com

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Seeking grassroots homesteading people

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There’s a little island at the North end of Georgia Strait, not far from Campbell River. Here there is a fellow that seeks to have people be able to own their land at a low cost. He has land he is willing to lease to create a small off the grid grassroots community. The land is raw and would take lots of work to build on it. But aside from your personal lot there is a larger community lot for use. 

The island has a doctor on it and a few stores. There are about 500 people living there year around. There is a ferry daily and many marinas for boats.

The climate is warm in the summer and wet in the winter. Temperatures between -10c & +30c. There is not a lot of work on island but if you have a skill or trade that you can use on the island that would help others, this would be great. I can send some pictures of the land if you are interested. 

The owner would have to approve you for a lease.  And he has a No Drug policy. Hard grassroots homesteading people only.

Just leave your details on the comments below

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OFF GRID – Space Available For RV, Tiny House on wheels or….?

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(Picture is taken from my front porch steps)

 

Looking for an older single m/f or couple to live cheaply on my secluded high (5300′) desert land. Being on a fixed income (SS, Disability etc.) is preferred as there is not much in the way of jobs except for Sierra Vista, AZ (20 miles W).

Being that I’m no youngster (66), I’m NOT into building an off grid community & trying to live off the land or things of that nature. Although I do have a 8′ x 12′ greenhouse w/ running water & electricity.

I would like to find like minded people (1-2) to join me for company, to have someone there for emergencies (Yours or Mine) and to help with the maintenance of property, buildings & off-grid systems. (Solar, electric, water, solar batteries, garbage, etc).

Imagine your Tiny house on wheels here

I would like to find someone before my 5 siblings start telling me that I’m too old/disabled to be alone for this “Off Grid” living stuff. They haven’t started yet, thank god. I figure I’m good for at least 5+ years more before that happens.

I am a Full/Time Off-Grid RV-er with 15+ acres just 2.5 miles West SW from the center of Tombstone, AZ.

The property is at 5300 ft. altitude (900 ft. +/- higher than Tombstone) at the end of 2.5 mile dirt/rock road and surrounded by Federal BLM Land. The road is a bit rough but I’ve been driving it with my Nissan Quest for the last 10 years. And I’ve only used a 7” fan for air conditioning for the last 8 years as the altitude, wind usually keeps temps well below 100f. I actually have a 20” 12V swamp cooler but have never bothered to hook it up. It (land) is a actual ‘Patented mining claim’ from 1882 silver days in Tombstone.

I’ve owned the property since 2001 and I have been living there full time off grid for the last 8-9 yrs. I’m now 66 and have been retired on disabilities (COPD,+,+) for the last 4 years. I just prefer my privacy, living on the cheap off grid, on my secluded land with 50-60 mile views to the N & S. I’m a bit of a recluse or agoraphobic actually. The nearest neighbor living on their property is 2 miles away. I pretty much spend my days reading (2-4 books a week), on the Internet or watching movies. I have my own DVD store (6TB of movies, documentaries and TV shows.) I get phone/internet via Verizon and satellite TV is available but too costly for my budget.

(Preference to Veterans, Retirees and Snowbirds)

Also open to visits by people wanting to learn how-to live off grid.

NO HEAVY DRINKERS,

NO DRUGIES (Prescription, OTC or Illegal)

420 FRIENDLY (To a point)

Limited guns OK if not obsessed with them

 

Systems in place

SOLAR :

  • 1300 watts of panels

  • 3500kw Trace inverter

  • 45amp Morning Star MPPT charge controller

Auto BACK-UP :

  • 10,000 KW Koller gas, low revolution generator
    on a trailer for portability.

ELECTRICAL :

  • 30 AMP HOOK-UP

BATTERY BACK-UP :

  • (4) L16 Deep cycle batteries

WATER :

  • MUST be trucked in. Have a 520 gal. water trailer (5000 lb loaded)

  • Have 2800+ gallons of covered storage tanks

  • 1” pressurized water pumping system

GARBAGE :

  • Burn & bury what is possible

  • Recycle – all cans & plastic

  • 4′ x 8′ trash trailer for what needs to go to dump

You would be sharing space with

. Lots of insects incl. Scorpions, centipedes, killer bees, wasps etc.

.

Bobcat

Wildlife – coyotes, wild pigs, gilla monsters, snakes and a occasional mt. Lion or bear

. Cows occasionally

 

I do keep a 22 pistol loaded with snake shot to scare off cows & pigs. The lion & bear, I’ve only seen tracks and scat in 15 yrs a couple of times. But I did have a Bobcat on my roof early one morning. 🙂

 

 

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Baja, Mexico-Off Grid Beach Life

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I am sure everyone says this about their off-grid mansion…”You have to see to appreciate it!”.  I am going to have to insist on using the cliche.  This is a lava rock cottage )approx. 1000 sq. ft., located in a small fishing village called Puertecitos.  This is in Baja, Mexico.  I am not going to go into all the details of having a passport to get across the border because that is a longer conversation if you don’t travel across the border frequently.  So let me give some details about my home.  It has been a labor of love for the past 10 years and the one picture I am posting does not do it justice.  Everything is off-grid so there is no cell phone service (perhaps Mexican…I’ll need to double check).  There is no internet.  The is the option to have satellite.  I mention these things first because the ability to communicate with the outside world is usually peoples’ first concern. The cottage has a small kitchen complete with a working propane stove/oven and refrigerator.  It current has a double sink also.  It sleeps 8 but also has a loft bed that lets out and allows you to sleep under the stars.  It has a gravity-fed water system that needs to be completed. I have a 275 gallon water tote that needs to be plumbed to the inside but could be used as is for now.  Water has to be bought and is sold by a local family.  It usually takes about $15 to fill the 275 gal tote.  A quick note about the design:  half the cottage is glass french doors to the entire cottage looks out to ocean and the sunrise every morning.  Now, on to power.  I currently have propane lamps (I also have kerosene lamps) that I use along with sunlight and occasionally moonlight, if she’s full;-).  I usually use my headlamp if I’m up really late.  I also have candles.  So yes, in short a small solar system for electricity would be nice.  However, I have been living there without it just fine.  This is because the cottage is on a desert beach, which means it is only cold at night for the month of Dec, Jan, Feb.  The temperature will drop around 50 degrees on average at night.  And a few nights during that period it gets down to the 40’s.  Because it is a desert beach then during the day the temperature jumps back up to 70’s and 80’s.  It also only rains a few days (approx. 7-11) a year.  So in this way I don’t typically need heat.  I have a solar-heating shower rigged up with a 5 gallon bucket.  However, I usually bath in ocean since the beach cove by the cottage is fairly isolated and private.  I also wash my dishes in the ocean.  Afterward I rinse the dishes and myself with fresh water.  This is almost/essentially like living on a private beach.  I could go into extensive detail about the little fishing village but I would be writing for hours.  It is better I describe the village another time.  I will tell you the nearest town is 45 min north called San Felipe.  It has all the amenities and luxuries one could ever hope for… including a nice grocery store, pharmacy, dentist, doctor, restuarants, and all the tourist-trappings your heart could ever desire.  Since, my heart doesn’t desire tourist-trappings I live in a small remote village.  I prefer privacy, especially since I’m bathing in the ocean.  Not something you want to do with an audience. Of course, you can tell by my name I am a female and I like to think fairly modest.  So, when I say my cottage is essentially on a private beach, please note it is private enough I feel very, very, very comfortable bathing nude in the ocean.  Puertecitos also has natural volcanic springs within walking distance.  There is fishing of course, kayaking, snorkeling, plently of places to quad if you’re in to that sort of thing.  I’m too chicken and always afraid to go fast for fear of crashing.  There is one consistent neighbor named Prem, from California.  She is 87 years old and has been living there alone for 30 years.  She moved there and lived in a tent first, bathing in the ocean like myself and in time built a beautiful small cottage around her.  I’ll stop because no one can tell Prem’s story better than she can;-).  I could talk about Puertecitos and my cottage for hours so let me stop right there.  I will say there is nice portable potty for the toilet but I typically use two buckets, one for peeing (with a little sand for splash back) and one for deucing (I just made that word up-so now its officially a word)…Works fine for me, but I’m sure you can tell by now.  I like things simple.  I would like to continue to add to the cottage and there are many things that could be improved.  As it stands now the house is totally livable and absolutely one-of-a-kind-paradise.  On a side note a little bit about me.  I’m 39 and found my way to Puertecitos by way of Army Brat.  Meaning, I was born in Texas, moved all over because my dad was in the Army.  Bouncing around to Arkansas, Georgia, Germany, Alabama, Virginia, North Carolina.  I did a small stint in the Air Force when I was younger and that took me Monterey, CA.  My last residence in the US was Tucson, AZ.  And that is where I sit and type this now because I am visiting for the holidays and will be returning to Puertecitos after the new year.  I chose to live off grid because I truly believe it is more balanced way of life.  At least for me it has proven to be. I don’t want to overwhelm the reader so any other questions my be better answered after they are asked;-)…One final note, Americans cannot own land in Mexico and can only purchase it in a trust for 50 plus years.  I have not taken steps to purchase the land for a number of reasons the main one being I have invested most of my resources in the cottage.  Having said that I lease the land for $85 a month.  So my current living expense plus food are $100 per month sans food.  This does include the lease, propane and water.  And this ladies and gentlemen is why I live in Mexico.  It is very, very cheap!

Okay so I just spent over an hour trying to load photo and none of them would load.  It kept telling me the file was too big.  GOOD NEWS:  I have really nice photos….BAD NEWS:  I’m tired of watcing a computer screen and the spiraling circle of death just to be told it won’t accept the photo because of the size.  So, if you are interested please email me at azerialuv@gmail.com or call at (520) 869-5766.  I can text or email photos.

Take Care and Good Luck on your own Off-Grid Adventure!

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Seeking Off Gridders to Join Me

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I am semi-retired and divide my time between travelling, my Irving home, and my 36 acres in Payne Springs,Tx. The country acres are beautiful with a combination of pasture and trees. The land is less than 2 miles from  Cedar Creek Reservoir which is 35,000 acres and 80 miles southeast of Dallas. The land is surrounded by farm land and across the road from an organic pecan orchard. I conducted lots of research and know what is most likely going to occur in the future. I am developing the land and presently it is completely fenced with a well in place. I am looking for a few individuals with building and farming skills. My previous work history includes teaching, nursing, counseling and consulting. OffgridAnnie is looking forward to meeting interested individuals.

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Seeking Off-Gridders to Join Me

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I am semi-retired and divide my time between travelling, my Irving home, and my 36 acres in Payne Springs,Tx. OK – its not 40 Acres ad a Mule – but its close.

The country acres are beautiful with a combination of pasture and trees. The land is less than 2 miles from  Cedar Creek Reservoir which is 35,000 acres and 80 miles southeast of Dallas.

The land is surrounded by farm land and across the road from an organic pecan orchard. I conducted lots of research and know what is most likely going to occur in the future. I am developing the land and presently it is completely fenced with a well in place. I am looking for a few individuals with building and farming skills. My previous work history includes teaching, nursing, counseling and consulting. OffgridAnnie is looking forward to meeting interested individuals.

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Organic Wilderness in BC

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Likeminded people wanted for self sufficient life on organic wilderness farm in BC, Canada

My wife and I live with our kids (9 and 13) and animals (sheep, chicken, geese, horses, dogs, llamas etc.) almost self sufficient and home schooling on a big ranch and organic farm on a huge lake with pure drinking water in Central BC, Canada.

Our fertile land is almost 3,000 feet (900 meters) high and located circa 150 miles (240 km inland) from the Pacific Ocean in the west. We are protected from west winds coming from the Pacific and Japan by the Coast Mountains (up to 13,186 ft or 4,019 metres high). Our Geiger Counter that we use daily since Fukushima, shows still 14-15 counts per minute of normal natural radioactivity. The Coast Mountains seem to direct pollution from acid rain to radioactivity, coming from the west, over our heads inland towards the Rockies in the east. Big cities, industries, active volcanos, fault lines and earthquake zones are far away. Our big gardens, increasingly based on permaculture, as well as the abundance of fish in the lake, wildlife, berries, mushrooms and plants in the surrounding wilderness (Crown Land), provide a reliable, organic food source.

 We are well accessible on two different roads, by boat and small aircraft (our airstrip is 2,000 feet or 600 metres long).

 Self sustainable life in harmony with nature is our daily practice for many years and our safe haven is finally in place after 15 years of work. One of the new projects on the ranch that attracts us with our backgrounds in science and business is a Seminar- and Research Centre for holistic health. 

We are looking for some like minded people, ideally with children and important skills, who want to live and prepare with us on the ranch during these tough times and maybe want to live here longer no matter what really happens. People, who can also tolerate, that we do not go to any church but found “our church” in nature.

 If you are interested, please respond by email to Selfsufficientinnature@gmx.com and tell us a bit about your situation, skills and plans.

 Thank you!

 

 

 

 

 

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Off the grid help needed in Okie

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Hello all. My name is Lee. My family and I are going off the grid. We have a parcel in Oklahoma that is perfect for what we hope to do. We are looking for people who can contribute work wisdom and possibly some income. You should be willing to live quite primitive at first as we work to make live more comfortable as we make progress toward building up our place. If this interests you contact me here

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Working Couple Seeks Same for help with off grid farm

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We would like to find some people with skills in baking and carpentry. A couple would be great.  we already have much in place 30 acres with 100 ft of commercial frontage. Endless Enigma farm is off the grid and on the  adjoining property we have an inspected commercial kitchen that we sell our products that we make. Our small town really need a baker. A great opportunity for someone that want to work.

My wife and I both work full time jobs and Im striving to build a BIG greenhouse to do aquaponics in and sell veggies and fish from the stand. the wife is in her late 40s and I in my late 50s. We both have a lot to teach, the wife is into wild herbs and gardening and Im into everything from brewing & blacksmithing and bushcrafting to the latest, winter camping. Currently building a bandsaw mill to saw lumber for the greenhouse and plan to start in spring 2017.

Please reply to post. Thanks

 

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WULFHAVEN Permaculture Farm in West Wimmera looking to share with other GLBT folks into Permaculture Movement in Australia

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Beginning just over a year ago with the purchase of my 3 acre Farm land in the West Wimmera ,on the edge of a Native Vegetation Forest Reserve .My farm has a Wildlife Protection Overlay to protect the Red Tailed Black Cockatoos which nest in the Big Red Gums onsite .Have  a Caravan and a Shed which can accomodate folks ,eventually will be hosting a Farmhouse build in either Strawbale /Earthbag or Rammed Earth sometime in the next few years …plenty of camping opportunity onsite too .Personal Interests of owner ,GLBT movement ,Healing Modalities (Shiatsu ,Reiki,Chinese Medicine ) ,Buddhism and Shamanic Practices such as Inipi and Chanupa …welcome new connections

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Looking for anarchist families for off-grid Homstead

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Any families out there who want to build a life on 20 acres as a multi-family homestead?

We can build 3 homes legally without subdividing. There are plots of land for smaller cabins, tree houses and RV’s and we will be mostly off grid.  The future workshop (metal, wood and so on) will be on the grid along with our laudry room. The land is a 15 minute bike ride to the town of Saugerties and a 10 minute drive to the main suburban commercial money pit in Kingston all while being secluded with our one river.

Anyway for more info please go to https://www.gofundme.com/nomansland for more description.  (we already are in contract but donations are still welcome)

So we are looking for people who do have kids and want something along the lines of unschooling, but we are not against school either…  keep in mind this community has anarchist tendencies and we do often go to Burning Man.

Thanks for readin

 

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Off the grid life in Mexico

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I am looking into moving to Baja California, Mexico. I can get land at a low price and be off the grid. Reasons on why I am considering relocating to Baja. The cost, remoteness, not a lot of codes and guidelines to build a residence. Healthcare is available and affordable. I speak Spanish, and have enough money to maintain myself off the grid. I am wanting to live a peaceful and natural life. Anybody interested  in joining email me at explor760@hotmail.com

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Seeking likeminded friends

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I am trying to establish contact with any likeminded people, couples or groups in a 500km radius who have either established themselves and are looking for others to network with. Or simply looking to get off grid and join or start a tribe in europe. I am able and willing to accommodate and support some of those who wish to start and take action perhaps starting on a trial basis where one could stay for 1-3 months before making the decision to stay. Currently have a small farmhouse with a few buildings (some working and some ruin) have own water well, currently has elec and internet but looking to cut the wire at some point in the future as the tribe may wish, have adequate land for food and animals (2.6ha). I am not looking to form a commune or anything, but would prefer more of a network of tribes within a certain reach, localized supporting tribes.

Hope to hear from you!

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Aquaponics farming in the Redwoods

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ello thanks for looking at this add. We are a family building a life in the woods and who are open to the ideas of others who have lived this way or have PRODUCTS that they used to make there life easier in this situation!! What type of ideas did you come up with and what items did you find useful to you more than when you where living a city life? please this is just a open conversation for those who like being free & who enjoy a life with others who enjoy hands on living. If this is you and you are looking for a life style like this well you might have an opportunity with us on our peace of land!!
We are looking for more of a co-op life style with those who like to grow organic’s & maybe learn how to use my aquaponics system’s that we have built and keep building and want more eyes and thoughts towards it.. knowledge of developing more of a funner life style and a peaceful, positive outlook in life is what we are searching for!! This could be a good thing for you to let us know about your ideas and longevity of your plans here in SONOMA COUNTY living at its quitest lmao.
.So with that being said there are some things we would like to say first OFF!!! This isn’t a half way house where we pay for your dinners. Or that we pay for you to build your way of living. this is for you to learn how to be off the grid on your own or with your loved ones!! we will not put up with kreeps, freaks, or the ones who think that there sly and going to get in where you think u can fit in!! lol there’s no way to much experience between the both of us to listen to crap anymore!! if your giving up on life or your self don’t cause we haven’t given up on you!!

Great people looking for solid person or persons to help & work with us on our land with us…we work in the yard and garden & feed the chickens & grab eggs normal day responsibilities so everyday is a day with all kinds of other things to do besides city living..lmao.. We are looking for a non party persons who doesn’t need to show their friends their OFF GRID HOME to be cool!!! Please Adults, elders, and cool harmonized peoples please.(cant stress that one enough).!.!.medical marijuana prescribed by a doctor is welcomed! if you don’t have a card then you will have to get one before we can even talk with you as we have learned our lessons!! A co-op for sure communal sharing & growing together is welcomed with ideas for sure are welcomed..cards are a must have & need to be kept up…. So u need to bring everything with you to live INN. U can Drive It or Bring it out here to live in your OWN OFF GRID HOUSING SITUATION!!

Our blissfulness and harmony with others who enjoy the same life style with Honesty family Dinners outings and group effort is what where about…with that said PLEASE tell us about your self in detail with Honesty please BACK GROUND CHECKS will be gone threw for the safety of everyone by our lawyer’s!! PLEASE don’t ask us HOW MUCH THE RENT is this is about trying to work together and grow food,fish,plants,herbs, & hmm what else lol. which this is really hard to do!!(4 allot of people)..well enjoy your days…we hope to talk u soon..& lets figure out what works for everyone as a group.NAMASTE.

 

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Invitation to Nature-Lovers

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Hello Nature-Lovers ! 

 I’m like a kind of “modern-hermit”, a free independent and smiling “spiritual”, free from viciousness/materialism and well-seasoned in vanishing alone into nature/jungles/mountain-tops …

 Apart from my nature/jungle stays, I have also created a small “nature-place” of my own in a corner of a village where I often go to relax/work/research/smile with plants, birds and creatures… (a basic cottage with no electricity, cooking with firewood, lighting with Kerosene oil, natural well-water, a tree-hut, paddy fields …)

 Also, I’m searching for a more suitable location (land) in or close to a jungle, away from human-voice, man-made hassles etc, so that I can settle permanently with tranquilizing nature, animals and so on. What I can and cannot do as an individual is clear to me, and I’m happily moving along that path with confidence …

 In the meantime, I am also exploring the possibilities of organizing a small group of like-minded individuals who are longing to live happily in nature/jungle (or you may call it off-the-grid, into the wild, freeing yourself from the rat race, or whatever…lol) for the rest of their lives so that TOGETHER we can contribute “something” better for all of us, other like-minded people, nature and humanity as well…

 I’m a vegetarian, happy and funny, do not belong to popular religions, very open-minded, free from superstitions, politics etc, financially independent, practice simplicity/minimalism, healing arts, relaxation/meditation … I’m not afraid of living or dying, but enjoy non-violence and do not harm other living creatures too…

So, if you are really longing for this “freedom & beautiful, deeper connection with nature/universe” and have the strength, ability and knowledge with some sustainable income, you can do it practically like I do …(if you like to join with me  here in this island Sri Lanka, expenses are less …)

 (I must make it clear again that I am not inviting someone to just run a farm in the wild and kill, eat and sell animals etc…)

 Good Luck to All !!!

Just feel free to contact me …

Kumar

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Get Away Community

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I am looking for people 50 to 65 semi retied, retired veterans and senior citizens. I have some nice property and live semi off grid. Their is property at a reasonable price with no restrictions to live on. Its a good place to get away from the rat race. This is a nice place to fish, hunt, 4-wheeling, etc. We can bring our resources together and enjoy a nice peaceful life while we can. Things are getting crazy in this world, so lets enjoy it while we can. I am looking for people who would like to build small tiny homes. Their is a sawmill close by. The place is semi secluded. A nice town close by. And a very nice lake. I am looking for people to come together and grow their own food. Work together and live around one another. We will have solar power, wind power, generators, for power sources. Their is water available. Looking for people who can handle this type living. The winters are mild here. So if your interested, then feel free to message me back. I am a semi retired veteran myself.    

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800 Hectare Land in Greece

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Hello,

This is a family inheritance from several generations ago, the land is for agriculture and used to be used to graze sheep in the 19th Century.

Now it remains largely unused. It is a massive bit of land just outside from the main town of Astakos.

We are open to ideas and proposals for the land though neither of us has plans to live in that area, on the west coast of Greece, though it is nice.

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Wanderers End Sanctuary

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NEXT VILLAGES BEING BUILT-
Clubb, Missouri, Athens, TN Broadalbin,NY United States)

This Community is Re-forming

2014
Oklahoma, Alabama, Arizona, Colorado locations are sold out Kentucky land ended up flooding. Starting over in Missouri, Tennessee and WE just got 120 acres donated to us in New york! WE needs pioneers  in New York Now! Ground floor opportunity since we do not have any members in this area yet
Mission Statement:
If you are tired of the rat race,

• with all the never-ending bills

• crime-infested neighborhoods

• GMO-poisoned foods

• lack of community support

Our mission is to guide you through to research and obtain the most logical, sustainable lifestyle that can be accomplished by an average community that works together. Our power as a community empowers us to accomplish more! The 1st step on the Wanderer’s path is to get to our online network that will help you get grouped together with others in your chosen location to purchase your shares. The earlier you get in the more seniority.

IF YOUR FAMILY ……

• wants to help save the world

• get a free off-grid super home to your family

• own your own business in an Eco Village

• Develop Self-Sufficiency Skills

• Divide and Conquer various Projects

• Privacy, but with trusted friends nearby

• Like-Minded Neighbors

• Thrive in Good Times & Bad

• Secure Prepper Retreat Nearby

• Far Easier to Take Vacations

• People are Social Creatures

•Permaculture•Aquaponics•Self Reliant

• MUCH Cheaper than doing it alone!

• Secluded/Hidden

• Accessible yet VERY Secure

• Great soil for growing food

• Decent year-round climate

• Usable Acreage

• Purpose-built, but still nice

Our Homestead Planned Features 85 percent free super community-built homes that are almost completely…..

hurricane proof, bulletproof, tornado proof, and will last forever with no utility bills!

Other Features

• Indoor greenhouse the cleans your air and grey waste-water while providing year round GMO-free food!

• Securable Perimeter

• 24x7x365 Security with Quiet peaceful gated community living

• Strategic Entrance Path / Choke Points

• Listening Posts / Observation Posts (LP/OPs)

• First Come First Serve on Acreage Selection

•Get in on the ground floor to learn from each other and train yourself to be better prepared!

•NO SINGING KUM-BYE-YAAAAA BS!

•Existing Members Vote in New Members

•1/4 acre per share- 4 share limit 1 acre per house•All Documents/Easements/etc done 100% Legit

In today’s world, to have neighbors that are Like-Minded – Priceless! Don’t be lone wolf homesteaders that are Easy Prey for Serious Threats! WE Preppers are people too. Relax. Live. Enjoy! VERY Family-friendly! We are all determined to work together to make our dreams happen.

If you possess the skills and manners that our community desires, then you will be given an invitation to apply for a membership in our group of families that are traveling convoy style cross-country to our acreage of Appalachian mountain land.

So here are a list of some of our desired traits for our members:
Website technicians
Web content writers
Fundraising Experts
Rock Musicians (a whole band would be nice)
Hippies
Techies
Agriculturalist
Earthship Pirates
Artists
MLM marketers
Organizers
Engineers
MacGyver’s & Bill Nye’s
Camera crew and producer
Scientists and researchers
Brain-stormers
Mythbusters

We are tired of the crime, the sliding family, community, educational and nutritional values, the rat race, endless bills for disposable homes that are only hurting planet and are ready to do something about it! Our dream is to pioneer a true Eco-village from scratch utilizing our simple, very effective plan. Just help others with their dreams.

It costs $200 to apply. If approved, up to 4 shares of membership will made available to you and your family. Each share comes with 1/4 acre of land and 1400 sq foot of shop and off-grid home for your family to enjoy in our private village. Your family will also get its own business, and free shopping for all of our village’s goods plus numerous other benefits.

If interested please apply here and put CONVOY in spot for sponsor!

HERE’S YOUR CHANCE
LIQUIDATE YOUR STUFF!
FIND A CAMPER!
JOIN YOUR CLOSEST CONVOY!

Go Off-Grid And Then Some!

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We are a small family (husband, wife and 2yr old son) living in an extremely remote part of N. CA. Our homestead consist of 250 acres that is grandfathered into a National forest. For anywhere between 4-6 months out of the year we get completely snowed in and cut off from the rest of the world (unless we snow shoe out: a 12 mile off-trail hike starting at 2,500 feet and ending at 5000 ft). We’ve been living this way for many years and have a lot of experience/know-how to share with folks wanting to get first hand experience of living not only off-grid, but remotely. In addition to the impressive book collection of all things off-grid, we can teach about setting up a hydroelectric system, solar system, alternative building (cob, straw bale), falling trees, milling trees and then building with that lumber, livestock husbandry (goats, livestock gaurdian dogs, geese, ducks, chickens, etc etc), canning/preserving food, gardening, the list goes on and on.

We generally host folks for a month or so (and usually only one person/couple at a time), but we are open to longer term as well. We are very much interested in folk who are looking to build simple (but sturdy!) structures from scratch this particular summer. Please email me the time duration you’re interested in visiting and what your main objectives are and I will get back to you with more details about who we are and our specific set up.

-Alana

 

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Looking for someone to join me in creating an animal sanctuary/project in the UK

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Hi everyone

My name is Mel and I live in London (hopefully not for too much longer). My ambition in the next few years is to buy land in the UK and start an animal sanctuary that can also be a place for school children to visit and learn more about animals, where our food comes from, etc. This has always been my dream and I’m finally in the position to make this happen but I don’t want to do this alone because where’s the fun in that?

So who would probably like to join me?

– Someone who, like me, shares a life-long dream of living in nature surrounded by animals and caring for them.

– Ideally you are also vegan but it’s not a dealbreaker (I much prefer ‘plant based’ than that word anyway!).

– You have sufficient funds to contribute 50/50 to this project.

– You would like to be off-grid as much as possible.

About me:

I’m 31, single, no children and work in Finance (luckily I’ve kept my sanity after ten years in London in this profession). I am originally from South Africa where I grew up on a farm and had a pet ostrich (random fact of the day). I have extensive knowledge of growing food and rearing sheep and cows in spite of not putting a lot of this into practice for over a decade! I strongly believe in learning on the job so even if you have no background in going off grid I believe if you have the passion everything else will come naturally (ok maybe with a  lot of graft too!).

Anyway before I waffle on for any longer I’d be interested in sparking contact with anyone interested in this project.

To be frank, I am disgusted by the unnecessary suffering in this world and I don’t want to participate AT ALL in such cruel economics. As humans, we have on a whole lost our humanity for other creatures through a disconnect from birth. Hence why I want to return back to nature and make a tiny protest against what I see as psychosis of our species with respect to how we treat animals. Rant over (for now, don’t get me started seriously haha).

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Help Transform this 27-Acre farm Complex into a Unique Retreat

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ABOUT MY PROJECT

I live alone on an 18th century French farm comprising a main house on 3-levels and 5 two-storey barns, set in over 27-acres of undulating valley woodland and gardens. The house is set 600m above sea level, with stunning views of the midi-Pyrenees that stretch for 130km!

The property sits at the heart of an ambitious renovations project open to volunteers, and offers a rewarding off-grid experience with a difference, centred around its transformation into a working house, creative retreat and public park.

There are no less than 3 natural water sources on-site and planning consent to renovate and extend the property. At the moment there is a main electricity supply.

I have a pet sheep, rooster, cat and god that live in and around the house. They are all human-friendly/domesticated. I would like to acquire more animals in the near future as pets, a food supply and as a means of educating young volunteers.

There is also an orchard with 8 varieties of apple, walnuts, pears, dates, plums and peaches. In 2015 I created a food brand (“27Acres”) to support the production, promotion and sales of organic food produce made by volunteers. 

In the long-term, I would like to transform one of the larger barns into a multi-purpose venue so that we can host all kinds of corporate and private events, which will help raise money to fund future restoration work and arts projects.

Also on the property is a cave (wine cellar), workshop, and antiques showroom – another initiative that offers volunteers the chance to make or restore furniture to help raise money to fund on-site works.

ABOUT ME

I’m single, 38, very creative, a free-spirit in all senses of the word, fun-loving, generous and very open minded. I gave up life in London for obvious reasons; preferring instead the open space, tranquility, natural wildlife and privacy of life in the country.

I’M LOOKING FOR…

People who share my passion and ambition to make this project a success and give others the chance to experience off-grid living in the south of France. You don’t have to be a professional crafts-person, but a creative flair and a lot of energy is important. Volunteers are welcome to build their own cabins; either by using the materials on-site or by purchasing professionally made eco-kits. All volunteers will be expected to help with the ongoing maintenance of the grounds and will be invited to host workshops or other initiatives – benefitting from free use of the outbuildings (subject to availability).

THE LEGAL BIT

You will have the opportunity to create your own space within the grounds, which you can use whenever you visit. If you decide you’d like to make this a home-from-home, a standard CRB check (or equivalent) will be required as well as an informal meeting to allow all parties to meet, mingle and asses whether it is right for them. A lease will then be drawn up for a maximum of 5 years, which may be renewed after each term. The value of each lease will be calculated on case-by-case basis.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Please visit www.MaisondArtProjects.work

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Good people to start a community

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Hi there. my name is Misty. i have lined up some raw land for use as an off the grid community there is room for 3 or 4 more families/persons to create this community.

about me: i am 38yr old, married and have 5 children. I am a believer in “do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” we say grace before we eat and we are nice to our neighbors.  i was raised off the grid in northern Manitoba and coastal bc. we were as close to Christian as you can but my father never went to church. i have kept my faith but do not push on others.

we are hard working and believe that if there are even 1 or 2 of you out there that have a similar belief system that together we can take our off the grid dreams and make a great home for ourselves. message me for more info. mistyt28@gmail.com    

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Land with trees and water access available for lease

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~30 acres in northwestern NH suitable for off-grid living. You can rent a section of land to setup your ‘mobile’ off-grid homestead.

I am a 48 yo business professional, and have been here in a modified camper for just over a year. I have solar electric, propane appliances, running water from a spring, and composting. Costs are low and small farming is possible.

 

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Coastal BC

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I have been lucky enough to have the use of 2acr. of land to build a house and make a home.there are 3 other lots the same size that could be available for the right person/s/family.    the land is wet but has dry spots to build. the owner wants only hardworking grassroots people on the land. aside from the lot you have to build on there is 50acr of land to use for gardens and wood. if you would like to know more let me know.

 

the lot that i have is nice and dry but full of rocks. there is no power/sewer. there is one well on the larger lot. its raw land so nothing pretty.  

 

I will be starting my work in April with my oldest son while my hubby stays with my other 4 children.  i am 38 and my hubby is 33. we have 1 dog and 4 cats. plan on chickens and goats maybe pigs. there is a garden spot started by some former people that with a lot of work would be good. there is lots of room for gardens you just need to work the land.

owner does NOT want anyone who uses or sell drugs and no drunks. if you wish more let me know

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Like minded people wanted for community

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We are a Christian couple, with 6 kids and another family of 4 in the process of building our perfect community. We recently purchased 70 acres in the mountains outside of Daisy, OK. We have talked to others about our idea only to be laughed at or catch the ever lovely eye roll. We believe in home schooling, raising our own food, and living in harmony with the world around us. If this sounds like you, drop us a line and give us some more info about yourself/selves. Kids are welcome, as it takes a village, and we have triplets so we know help is a great asset! Bring your skills or whatever you think you have that would be of help, but please keep in mind this is a GROUP EFFORT! Lazy people need not apply, we are not looking to help you if you’re not willing to help yourself. There are some finances involved and any prospective persons would be fully knowledged about the going ons. Please feel free to contact us atomicbuildingpros@gmail.com

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Calling motivated diy ers !

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I own 20 acres of wooded/ open land srrounded by much more of the same on an undeveloped road that will remain undeveloped for a very long time at the very least. We are completely off grid yet only 15 minutes from town. I build a house for myself and another i rent out. I have lived here for 20 years and now having a good idea of what works, what doesn’t, I am looking for others who might fit in to grow with this land from here. Wild wood building, trailer beds to strip and bulid on, outdoor kitchen, gardens, pocket orchards, more ponds, batch box rocket mass heaters, just to name a few.  🙂  I am not financially flush by any means, so for lack of cash and pro earth, re/freecycling and DYI is the way of life here. Not for the faint of heart or romanticizer. There is one 20 trailer available for work trade. Other possibilities to be discussed. You must be able to take good care of yourself and contribute in a healthy and substantial manner. We do not have guns, cats, smoke tobacco or grow weed. We are queer friendly and believe in multi cultural equality. I am looking for those who are truly physically motivated, generous of spirit and emotionally mature. Your neighbor matters. Primary basic principle. … if your ok I’m ok. Women encouraged to apply.

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seeking soul mate, best friend and off grid female partner

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im dan im a white, fun, tall, smart,funny, adventure minded free soul who is ready to go off the grid, into freedom, our god given rights, 420 friendly, kinda of a modern day Hippy-wanna-be!! im in kingman az, have lotsa skills, know a million beautiful spots to share with you!! interested? adventurous? ready for a change? let me know…..im dan wood

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Finally off grid

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it’s been about five years but I’m finally off grid and settled in for my first winter. Winter is the big challenge when your as far north as I am. Heating and snow removal are my biggest concerns.  My only neighbour is closing his cabin for the winter he is 4 km away. His place is for sale now if anyone is interested. We’re located in the boreal forest . It’s a great place for growing vegetables and hunting . Area is very safe no concerns here. I work in town two or three days a week which covers all expenses. I still have things to do like building a chicken coup and increasing my garden beds and garden for that matter. Have built a 20 x 30 greenhouse for tomatoes and cucumbers to sell along the highway. I also have a small shop / guest cabin started. I am doing all this alone but have a couple dogs one king Alaskan malamute and a Norwegian elkhound very good winter dogs. 

The wildlife in the area include Sandhills cranes which nest every year in the area. Moose, Carabou, Wolves, Marten, Lynx, also have Nighthawks that nest here. Lots of beaver, fox coyote and black bear.

There is some work in the area also lots of firewood can be cut and sold for 250 per cord. It’s a good area if you like the outdoors and find it tempting contact me

 

 

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