For many people, the idea of relaxing out in the wild on a self-sufficient plot of land sounds ideal and rewarding. It's a nice change from the hustle and bustle that the city life entails. Living off-grid provides people with the solace they seek. However, it's a big life change so understanding as much as possible about it gives people the best chance at success.
Many people have not prepared themselves properly or believe they can figure it out after they have made the move. However, they can't learn on the job in an off-grid environment. That is likely to set up anyone for failure.
While there are several things to think about such as income, food supplies and sources, a communications system and an electrical source, an off-grid life can provide many with the independence and not to mention lower monthly costs everyone dreams of having.
After the break learn about which mistakes we must avoid if we're going to make it living off grid in an off grid environment.