11 Sep '11, 3am

How much space is needed to live off grid? Nice post from @gogreeneroz

Sep 11, 2011 Julie No Comments How much space is needed for a family to live off-grid? This infographic has been linked in a few places: How Big a Backyard would you need to live off the land? You can click to enlarge it, or click the link to go through to the original site: One Block Off The Grid . 2 acres is a lot of space for a family of four. It’s 8 of the old quarter-acre blocks that I grew up on, and more of the subdivided units that many people have now. You certainly couldn’t do this in the suburbs! As they note, if you’re willing to buy flour you only need 1.5 acres. I’m thinking that if you’re willing to buy meat (and eat it less frequently) then you don’t need room for the pigs either. But overall it makes me think of Aristotle’s way of determining whether something was a good idea or not: to figure out what would happen if everyone did it. I don’t think we can ...

Full article: http://www.gogreeneraustralia.com/blog/index.php/2011/09/...

Tweets

SHIRLYOPHELIA.COM ♥: Family

shirlyophelia.com 12 Sep '11, 4pm

Every week, I'm always looking forward to 'Sunday'. Sunday: A Family day where I get to spend time with my Mum. Shopping o...

How to make Teh Tarik: As much as you would need to know: Ahhh... Nothing like a cup of Teh Tarik! The inspirat...

How to make Teh Tarik: As much as you would nee...

ieatishootipost.sg 12 Sep '11, 1am

Ahhh... Nothing like a cup of Teh Tarik! The inspiration for this post came about during my last trip to Sandakan . It was...

These Energy Star-certified homes can expand as needed. #sustainable #architecture #construction

These Energy Star-certified homes can expand as...

ecohomemagazine.com 11 Sep '11, 3pm

The GrowHome concept is the brainchild of Generation Homes president Cora Johnston, a veteran Florida builder who began lo...

Infographic on Peak Oil - Who Uses How Much, an...

treehugger.com 13 Sep '11, 2pm

. At the rate we're consuming oil, we will either begin tapping into pristine wilderness (i.e., Alaska), drilling in areas...

Too Much Exercise: Here is something for all th...

enn.com 11 Sep '11, 3pm

Here is something for all those arm chair athletes in the world. Endurance athletes who train and race frequently may expe...

Infographic on Peak Oil - Who Has It and Where ...

treehugger.com 13 Sep '11, 2pm

. At the rate we're consuming oil, we will either begin tapping into pristine wilderness (i.e., Alaska), drilling in areas...

What Makes Consumers Care About the Smart Grid?...

greentechmedia.com 13 Sep '11, 2pm

GridWeek is upon us, and customers continue to be a hot topic. To fuel the debate, companies and organizations are rolling...

10 Local Search Tools I Simply Can’t Live Without by @niftymarketing via @sejournal

10 Local Search Tools I Simply Can’t Live Witho...

searchenginejournal.com 10 Sep '11, 6am

If you were to ask me what the biggest let down in the local search industry was a year ago, I would have answered without...

Millions of people around the world live without connection to a reliable source of electricity

Millions of people around the world live withou...

crispgreen.com 15 Sep '11, 11pm

A Denver-based company is working to develop solar products that could end the use of polluting fuels used for light and h...

TGS 2011: Nintendo 3DS Conference (Live)

sgcafe.com 13 Sep '11, 3am

Running the local community portal relating the popular and lifestyle culture of cosplay, anime, figurines, gaming and more !