Off-Grid Preppers

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On this episode, Charlotte meets with Dan Chiras, Victoria Miller, and Jeffrey Yago to discuss how to prepare for situations that may leave you off-grid. 


Our podcast guests include

Dan Chiras

Dan Chiras is director of The Evergreen Institute in east central Missouri, where he teaches workshops on a wide range of topics on self-sufficiency and sustainability. Chiras is also the author of 32 books and several hundred articles on various topics, including residential energy efficiency and renewable energy, sustainable communities, green building, and natural building. His talks are fun, inspirational, and full of useful information.

Jeffrey Yago is a professional licensed engineer and NABCEP-certified solar professional with more than 40 years of experience in the solar and emergency preparedness field. He has published hundreds of articles for many different publications, including MOTHER EARTH NEWS.

Victoria Redhed Miller grew up in Seattle and now lives with her husband, David, on their off-grid farm in the Olympic Mountain foothills near Sequim, Washington. There, Victoria lives off the grid. She writes and blogs about homesteading and self-reliance, and speaks at events around the country.

Follow the links below for topics mentioned in the podcast that may have piqued your interest:

5 Survival Foods to Consider

Conserving Water and Energy

Emergency Survival Kits

Homestead Emergency Preparedness

Survival Seed Banks


Dan's Books:

Wind Power Basics

The Solar House

The Scoop On Poop

And More...

Jeffrey's Books:

Lights On

Victoria's Books:

Craft Distilling

From No-Knead to Sour-Dough

Pure Poultry


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