Helen and Scott Nearing's farmstead, near Harborside, Maine, is now The Good Life Center, where you can tour the grounds, listen to lectures and participate in workshops.
If you want to achieve your goals, stop making excuses for the things that go wrong on your path to success. Learn from them. Never stop trying to improve. And never stop trying. Work smart and hard.
Get out of your shell and lend a hand to those around you, even perfect strangers – you’ll be amazed at what you become and how your kindness touches others
A brief description of how we grow fresh vegetables in our long cold winters.
Fun facts about our first year of blogging for Mother Earth News.
Design features we incorporated into our new off grid home.
Ed and Laurie struggle with making time for visitors while dealing with all of the daily business and homesteading tasks.
Ode to our hand saw...why we choose to live without power, and what we've accomplished by hand.
We all have dreams but why is it that some are so lucky that they come true?
OK,I'm giving no hints as to why you should think like a chemist...Read it and see for yourself. At the very least, you'll be entertained by a crazy new way of thinking about life.
We haul our water from the river - walking water!
Making the most of a winter walk to home.
The thrill continues living in our handmade house.
In this blog we share someone else's story about old fashioned home made ingenuity concerning deep well pumps that operate without electricity.
Things we have done to earn an income from home in a down economy.
Costs associated with providing your own water.
A snapshot of winter life living remote and off grid.
Things we did to make our new home more sustainable.
How we avoid most clutter but manage to keep good leftover products for future use.