The Earth Cruiser is like a rugged eco-RV that takes you both off-road and off-grid

The Earth Cruiser is like a rugged eco-RV that takes you both off-road and off-grid

BY: STEFANIE PHILLIPS For generations families across North America have loved vacationing from the comfort of an RV. We’ve all seen that movie scene where the typical American family stops at the Grand Canyon, descends from their comfortable motor home and looks, stunned, at a natural wonder—all from a distance. Some more down-and-dirty travellers might agree that this style of travel, which includes driving from place to place in the confinements of a luxurious camper, … [Read more...]

Solar Powered ‘Farm from a Box’: Everything You Need to Run an Off-Grid Farm

Solar Powered ‘Farm from a Box’: Everything You Need to Run an Off-Grid Farm

Shipping containers already make great micro-homes, but one California-based company is using shipping containers to create micro-farms. Farm from a Box is a complete, small-scale farming toolkit that includes everything you might need to produce your own food. Each box comes in 10-, 20- and 40-foot units and is pre-installed with a photovoltaic system comprising of 10 high-efficiency solar modules, off-grid inverters, a transformer and distribution box and deep-cycle … [Read more...]

Beautiful off-grid homes we’d like to live in

Beautiful off-grid homes we’d like to live in

To read the article by James Daniel, click here. Houses that offer a chance to get away from it all and stay eco-friendly Unusual designs that make the best use of wind, light and water Stunning scenery coupled with peace and quiet make it all worthwhile Every once in a while we can all do with getting away from it all - but what if you were to live your life in a beautiful home in the middle of nowhere? It might seem like a dream to many but there … [Read more...]