• Off Grid Living for Beginners

  • Step-by-Step Guide from Planning to Building a Homestead to Living Off the Land and Become Self-Sufficient
  • By: Emma Nora
  • Narrated by: Dr. Michelle Savage
  • Length: 3 hrs and 19 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (42 ratings)

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By: Emma Nora
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Leave the chaos of city life for a true feeling of independence and self-sufficiency.

Are you getting increasingly dissatisfied and disillusioned with the nonstop daily grind?

Do you find yourself daydreaming about lakes, forests, trails, and cultivating the land…as your officemates drone on about their favorite movies and awesome video games? 

Do you value environmental health, sustainability, renewable energy, and related advocacies more than your conventional-minded friends do? 

If these are your realities, even while being surrounded by the comforts of modern living, you just might be cut out for a wonderful life off the grid!

Home Power Magazine says there are close to 200,000 families living off the grid in the United States. Worldwide, the figure is estimated to be around two billion. Evidently, there are countless individuals and families who have turned their dream of flourishing off the grid into reality. Like you, they have longed for a more autonomous, less wasteful, and nature-based lifestyle, and because they are now living the off-grid dream, it means you can, too.

This comprehensive guide will take you through each strategic step in the process of preparing, building, and finally settling into a healthy and productive life independent from grid technology. 

In Off Grid Living for Beginners, you will discover:

  • Why living off the grid is an exceedingly viable alternative to the hectic city lifestyle
  • The six-step long-term approach used by successful homestead dwellers that you can adopt to your own situation
  • How to practice living off the grid while you’re still completely dependent on grid technology
  • How to determine if a land property is ideal for off-grid home building
  • How you can stay connected to the outside world from your off-grid home
  • Practical instructions for beginners on small-scale agriculture, livestock raising, and other means of living off the land
  • Why and how you can live well in a rural setting, even if you’ve always been a city dweller
  • How to set up water, energy, heating, cooling, composting systems, and more, which are crucial to living off the grid 
  • Over 10 ways of earning enough income to sustain your off-grid lifestyle

And, much more.

The mere prospect of abandoning everything and everyone in the city for an uncertain existence on some rural homestead may be enough to discourage you. In honest, practical terms, Off Grid Living for Beginners explains each of the different options you can take. You can live off the grid only partially, for instance, and if you wish to detach completely from grid-technology networks, there are proven strategies for a safe, smooth, and successful transition. It’s going to be a challenge, certainly, but you will be working toward invaluable, lifelong benefits.

If you’re ready to embrace off-grid living and enjoy the rewards of self-sufficiency in a natural environment, then scroll up, and click the “buy now” button right now.

©2021 Emma Nora (P)2021 Emma Nora

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This was a great book for those of us thinking of just getting out of the hustle and bustle. I really enjoyed the information on how to practice living off the grid while still living in your comforts. I was also really worried about staying connected but the tips provided here were fantastic.
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scam!

computer stay away from it. scam! scam! scam! scam! scam! scam! scam! scam! scam! scam! scam! scam! this is a scam!

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A List of Things to Think About

This is a random (extensive?) list of things to think about when preparing to homestead. It's the EXACT same thing as doing a few hours of Google searching. It literally sounds like the entire book was plagarized from "Top 10 Things..." articles found online.

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A great read!

While I do not personally have plans to live off the land, I do enjoy integrating more sustainable strategies into my day to day life, and this book offered some awesome tips and tricks to do that. With that in mind, I think this book is great for people both looking to build a homestead and those who are looking to integrate just some aspects of homestead living into their lives.

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Freedom from the chaos

I've always wanted to disconnect from my phone and be more in tune to nature and the simple things in life.

This book has inspired me to do so, as well as becoming more self-sufficient. Good book. Would recommend.

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Excellent information

i love the idea of living off the grid , so this book was full of great info . step by step guide to help u choose the right place and how to live off the land and become self-sufficient. now I just need to find the right place

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It's possible

I didn’t know living off the grid was even possible. This book has highlighted all of the necessary pieces to living off the grid for beginners. My main concern was making enough money to afford the lifestyle of living off the grid and the book did a great job outlining several ways I could do it and still make enough to survive.

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Great advice

If you have ever longed for a sustainable autonomous lifestyle and are tired of the chaotic city life then this is the book for you. There is a lot of essential information that will prepare you for off the grid living with some advice of things that you haven't even thought of. I for one am interested in partial off the grid living as I don't feel prepared to be completely off the grid and this book covers that as well. This book offers great advice and is essential if this is a path you have considered venturing on this path.

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There is a lot of very useful info

I will be honest and say that there was more to this than I first thought. I was pretty amazed by all the information.

This book takes you step by step through the whole process.

I have some friends who want to do this at the moment and what impressed me with the audiobook is that it covers income and how you maintain your lifestyle. That was the element that surprised me, as I would not have given it a second thought.

This audiobook takes your hand and makes things simple, which I like, and the time just flew listening to it with all the hints and tips.

The author's expertise and passion comes through without a doubt. I will be recommending this and is highly recommended for anyone wanting to go on this journey.

I wanted to know more about it, and I now feel much more knowledgeable and prepared.

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Off grid living for a noob like me

Thanks, Emma for your audiobook. I was an Off-Grid Noob before listening to your audiobook but not anymore! I like the details, tips, and tricks you mention in every chapter. Especially the suggestion to try living Off-Grid when living on the Grid. To learn how to avoid common mistakes and experience the pros and cons before making the jump to this amazing way of life.

I recommend this audiobook to everyone that is interested in learning about the Off-Grid way of life!

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  • Miss A.
  • 05-03-22

Avoid if you are serious about off-the-grid living

In my 3 years of Audible membership this is the first book I couldn't endure to the end (actually beyond 30 mins). Firstly, it has zero relevance unless you live in the States - not a fault in itself but would be useful to make this clear in the blurb. Secondly, it assumes the listener has no knowledge of environmental issues, or indeed common sense. Seriously, if you were considering such a big life change would you not already have worked out that hanging your washing on a line was more environmentally sound than using a tumble dryer? Please don't waste a credit on this patronising, surface-level rubbish.

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  • Beata Jekiel
  • 11-12-21

I highly recommend

very interesting book, I am not a person who lives outside the city, but the book interested me, and the information contained in this guide will interest everyone, I highly recommend

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  • 11-04-21

Great book

This is an amazing book packed with great information on living off the grid. As I'm just researching at the moment it's perfect, it takes you through each step, I don't need to look anywhere else for information, this has it all ! I'll be sure to join the Facebook group

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  • Niall Grimley
  • 11-03-21

Interesting Ideas

Anyone looking to disconnect from the world, can gain benefit out of this book. I plan to use the tips in this book!

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  • Ziggys Goodys
  • 11-02-21

Excellent Information!!

I found this book to be a very informative book. I had no idea how many things you had to do to get off the grid and live off the grid. It is a learning experience for me. It is a book that I would highly recommend to anyone.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-27-21

Interesting Audiobook

I've always have an idea in my head to live away from the city and to start a new. And this book gives me those, especially for a beginner like me, this would be a great opportunity to make plans in the future. Thank you!