Author(s): Tim McWelch
For anyone who has ever dreamed of leaving it all behind and heading for the hills, survival expert and three-time New York Times bestselling author, Tim MacWelch, makes that a reality with How to Survive Off the Grid. Concrete, useful hints cover everything from raising chickens in your urban backyard to going totally off the grid in your all-solar log cabin. A guide for the modern homesteader this covers energy efficiency, finding and pumping your own water, keeping chickens, goats, bees, and other critters, and much more from a practical hands-on perspective. GET THERE Decide how far off the grid you want to get, choose your spot, and take the plunge (or adapt these hints to a more suburban or even urban lifestyle) Stake Your Claim Gimme Shelter Water or Life The Heat Is On Power Up LIVE THERE Ensure you have enough to eat on a daily basis, and all year round. More than Meals Veggies for All Fruits and Nuts Amber Waves of Grain Backyard Critters Get Your Goat Have a Cow, Man Fish & Bugs SURVIVE THERE Eat nature's bounty, build a safe house and nurse yourself back to health The Long Haul Hunt & Fish Level Up Safe as Houses Be Your own Doctor Bug Out! Into the Wild With high-quality design, amazing illustrations, and a durable flexicover--this comprehensive lifestyle book is the perfect gift!
Tim MacWelch is the New York Times bestselling author of Prepare for Anything, Hunting & Gathering, How to Survive Anything, and Winter Survival Handbook. He is Outdoor Life magazine's survival blogger. He is also the founder and head instructor of Advanced Survival Training School; where he teaches ordinary people how to detach from the grid and live closer to nature, and how to use those skills in any number of emergencies. For over 110 years, Outdoor Life has provided outdoor and urban survival expertise to millions of readers. Their authors have written on everything from disaster preparedness to subsistence hunting and fishing, to which guns to use against the undead (really!).