Edible plants exist everywhere, and can provide you with the nutrients and calories you need to survive to supplement your diet or when food from hunting and fishing are unavailable. Plants are valuable sources of food because they are widely available and easy to procure.
Living off the grid doesn’t mean you have to live like a Mennonite. Modern solar panels are an improving renewable energy source that offers an excellent alternative to grid electricity. Solar panel systems are a popular choice due to the relatively low maintenance requirements and the long lifetime of its components.
quaponics combines the hydroponic cultivation of plants with farming fish, creating a recirculating symbiotic system for sustainable food production. The fish provide nutrients for the plants in the form of waste and the plants filter the waste from the water to keep it clean and healthy for the fish to live in.
In developed countries, having clean water at your disposal at anytime is often just expected to always be available. Our water is collected and treated for us by treatment plants to remove contaminants such as heavy metals, bacteria and disease. It’s then delivered to our homes and the only effort required from us is to simply turn on the tap.