Living Off the Grid
More information about sustainable/off-grid living.
We are thrilled to announce our partnering with Backwoods Solar to bring you the best solar systems for yurt living! Download the Yurt Flyer Please call them directly to find out how they can solve your energy needs. Also note, Rainier does not stock or sell any Backwoods Solar products. … [Read More...]
A new casting call came in today: Magilla Entertainment is casting for an Alaskan off-the-grid reality show! Have you ever dreamed of buying your own island in the remote and unforgiving Alaskan wild? Or ... Have you been thinking about leaving your old life behind and moving to a self-sustaining community in the Alaskan wild? If either of these situations sounds interesting, then Magilla Entertainment wants to hear from you! We’re developing a new show for a major cable network that … [Read More...]
This is another guest post by Ron Friedman. He is working on a great new product - solar food dehydrators - that I thought might be of interest to some of you yurt dwellers. Enjoy! *** Solar powered food drying for gardeners, farmers and commercial scale food producers is coming to the US. Claudio Menegatti, an Italian scientist, has been building solar powered food dehydrators for almost 15 years. He manufactures three different models from his backyard in Ferrara, Italy. The … [Read More...]
A Major Network TV Show Seeks People Who Are in the Beginning Stages of Planning and Building a Tiny House or Yurt A major network and award-winning production company are seeking individuals and families nationwide that are planning on building and moving into a tiny house between March - June 2014. A team of expert builders and designers led by a former Disney Imagineer who has designed projects for multiple A-list celebrities will create one-of-a-kind and fully functional layouts … [Read More...]
Last week, Ally from the National Geographic Channel contacted us to see if we know any off-the-grid-ers who are interested in being featured in a new documentary they're making! We're so glad to see this topic getting this kind of coverage. The full casting call is listed below - please pass this on to your friends, especially those who are living off the land! Are you living a subsistence lifestyle off grid or about to make the move? The National Geographic Channel is casting a … [Read More...]