25 Feb '12, 1am

Living Off Grid - A Look at Sustainability

Living Off Grid - A Look at Sustainability

Sustainability ( my word) has become a popular term in the past few years. A few people have been preaching it for many years but most of us are just starting to catch on in the past decade or so. Websters Dictionary defines sustainable as: a : of, relating to, or being a method of harvesting or using a resource so that the resource is not depleted or permanently damaged b : of or relating to a lifestyle involving the use of sustainable methods A lot of people think that if you live off grid you are being “sustainable”. I don‘t agree with that but there are certainly aspects of our off grid lifestyle that are sustainable. We grow as much of our own food as we can and that food produces its own seeds so we can do it over and over again. We heat our home with wood that comes from trees that we grow on our property. We will never use as much wood as we can grow so our heat so...

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