Many people today are interested in raising some of the food they eat right in their own yards at home. This trend is probably inspired by many impulses, including the wish to avoid contaminated produce from distant, unknown sources, the wish to save money on food, and the simple pleasure of picking and eating delicious ripe fruit and vegetables from just outside one’s door.
When you are thinking about living off the grid, or even contemplating starting a more self-sufficient lifestyle, I think you need a solid starting point. As I preach in my The Simple Life book series, it is always better to have a plan and take it slow in the beginning.
Many people today, with our instant gratification thought process, forget that great things come with time and perseverance.
The journey of what I’m attempting with my “off the grid project” started several years ago when I decided to downsize and simplify my life. After owning several homes that were much bigger than I needed, and filled with crap that I would never use, I decided it was time for a change.
Consume, Consume and Consume Some More!
Recently I interviewed Paul Greives of Primal Pastures located in Temecula, California. I’m a big fan of Primal Pastures and what they are doing in the sustainable farming movement. They are currently trying to raise $40,000 using a Kickstart funding program to grow their farm and purchase more animals. Click the more button below to watch the video interview and to get more details on how you can help Primal Pastures reach their goal.