The big question is: How far off-the-grid do you want to go when exploring a simpler life? As I outline in my best-selling book "Going Off The Grid" living without the convenience of public utilities has great rewards, but also…
Why would you mount solar panels flat on the side of your power shed? I get asked this question from time to time when someone unfamiliar with, or just getting started with their solar power project sees a picture of my solar shed (pictured above). I do explain this in my book Going Off The Grid, but with a recent snow storm the above picture will make more sense than just reading about it.
I’m proud to announce the third book in the Going/Living Off The Grid series is now available! This is my first traditionally published book with Ogden Publications, which is the publication arm of Mother Earth News. Mother Earth News was fantastic to work with, and did a great job with this book. As you can see from the title – The Beginners Guide To Living Off The Grid: The DIY Workbook for Living The Life You Want, this is an A-Z book for planning your off the grid dream. This was a book I wanted to do for a while, but just wasn’t sure how to go about it. After discussing my ideas for a workbook on the subject Mother Earth News really liked the concept and the project was born.
It is hard to believe it has been two years since I released my Amazon Best Selling book Going Off The Grid, and I started my off the grid project nearly six years ago. Currently, I’m working on the accompanying workbook for Going Off The Grid and Living Off The Grid. I think it is a perfect fit for these books, as it takes you from the research and information phase to planning and budgeting your off grid project. Below is the description and what Living Off The Grid is about: