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b.a.weick

Visit our off-grid homestead and hand-built log cabin, where simplicity and stewardship unite as we develop our edible landscape, live without running water, use a small solar panel for indoor lights, and maintain property access on foot only.

 
What You Need to Know

Description:

Off-grid homesteading. We built a 16'18' log cabin by hand, have no running water, grow as much of our own produce as we can, and recently added a small solar panel for lights. Our property is accessible by foot only.

Other Benefits:

Peace of mind, simplicity, easy economics, reliability, self-sufficiciency, independence, joy

Maintenance Requirements:

minimal

My Motivation:

1. philosophical beliefs in simplicity and sustainability 2. simplicity of economics 3. it's more fun to live by our own labor!

Advice:

humor and patience are essential to DIY projects

Experience with Installer:

did all work ourselves - this required significant hours on our part, but kept our costs quite minimal. No contractors, little waste, and few expenses.

Open House Info:

Visitors are welcome during daylight hours. Please be aware that we have a dog, and that our property is accessible by foot only. Park by the mailbox; youhave approximately a 1/3mi. walk ahead of you.

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