How to Survive Off the Grid (Paperback)

From Backyard Homesteads to Bunkers (and Everything in Between)

By Tim MacWelch

Weldon Owen, 9781681881522, 224pp.

Publication Date: October 4, 2016

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (5/14/2019)

List Price: 29.00*
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Description

For anyone who has ever dreamed of leaving it all behind and heading for the hills, survival expert and three-time New York Times bestselling author, Tim MacWelch, makes that a reality with How to Survive Off the Grid. Concrete, useful hints cover everything from raising chickens in your urban backyard to going totally off the grid in your all-solar log cabin.

A guide for the modern homesteader this covers energy efficiency, finding and pumping your own water, keeping chickens, goats, bees, and other critters, and much more from a practical hands-on perspective.

GET THERE Decide how far off the grid you want to get, choose your spot, and take the plunge (or adapt these hints to a more suburban or even urban lifestyle)
Stake Your Claim
Gimme Shelter
Water or Life
The Heat Is On
Power Up


LIVE THERE  Ensure you have enough to eat on a daily basis, and all year round.
More than Meals
Veggies for All
Fruits and Nuts
Amber Waves of Grain
Backyard Critters
Get Your Goat
Have a Cow, Man
Fish & Bugs

 

SURVIVE THERE Eat nature's bounty, build a safe house and nurse yourself back to health 
The Long Haul
Hunt & Fish
Level Up
Safe as Houses
Be Your own Doctor 
Bug Out! 
Into the Wild


 
With high-quality design, amazing illustrations, and a durable flexicover—this comprehensive lifestyle book is the perfect gift!


About the Author

Tim MacWelch is the New York Times bestselling author of Prepare for Anything, Hunting & Gathering, How to Survive Anything, and Winter Survival Handbook. He is Outdoor Life magazine's survival blogger. He is also the founder and head instructor of Advanced Survival Training School; where he teaches ordinary people how to detach from the grid and live closer to nature, and how to use those skills in any number of emergencies.

For over 110 years, Outdoor Life has provided outdoor and urban survival expertise to millions of readers. Their authors have written on everything from disaster preparedness to subsistence hunting and fishing, to which guns to use against the undead (really!).