43 Off the Grid Hacks - by Pioneer Settler
Let’s face it…we live in a world full of commodities. So many that we’ve grown very accustomed to a certain lifestyle and it’s difficult when that gets thrown out of whack – especially when you live off the grid. Homesteading brings life back to the basics a bit, but it’s a learning process to say the least. You learn to get clever with what you have, and sometimes when you learn a new trick you find out later that it’s actually quite an old trick. So why am I telling you all of this? I wanted to share with you all a couple of tricks I’ve learned throughout my homesteading years through my experiences I’ve had while living off the grid. And so, without further ado, here are some off the grid hacks that are useful no matter where you live on or off the grid.
1. The miracle of baking powder and baking soda
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Baking powder and baking soda work for almost everything. Use it to remove stain, eliminate odors, scrub your sink and counter tops. The list is endless!
2. Calculate the weight of the pig
No need to drag your pig-headed porker to the nearest scale to weigh it. Learn how to calculate it’s weight instead.
3. Give your goat a pedicure
Not really a full on pedicure but it pays to know how to trim your goats’ hooves. Learn how to do it here.
4. Use mason jars for beekeeping
Grow a bees from your backyard with this amazing off grid hack. Complete instructions here.