Aug 25

Security And Survival When The Power Grid Collapses

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Recently Off The Grid News has presented a series of articles on an alternative strategy for long-term survival if the power grid goes down society ends as we know it — returning to a 19th century lifestyle. (Read those articles … Continue reading

Aug 03

Stockpiling For Winter: How To Survive If The Electricity Goes Out

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Winter months present a unique challenge in many parts of North America due to freezing temperatures. In fact, no other season is as deadly if the electricity goes out. So how do you prepare to survive the cold season? What … Continue reading

Apr 20

Every Day ‘Survival Lessons’ From The 1800s

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There’s a lot of great information available for surviving when society ends as we know it. Much of the guidance, however, deals with using modern technology and conveniences to survive long term. This makes sense, because modern technology makes life … Continue reading

Jan 06

goTenna Portable Off-Grid Communication Device Review

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The goTenna is thin, sleek, and lightweight device designed to circumvent our dependence on the grid for communication in times when there is no signal. Spawning out of Brooklyn, New York, this is the an extremely cool sliver of tech that … Continue reading

Nov 03

When You Lose Power For A Week And Temps Are Below Freezing

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If you live in a climate where winter temperatures readily fall below freezing, you have special concerns (or at least you should) about what you would do if you lost power for a week. Your biggest concern will probably (rapidly) … Continue reading

Oct 26

The Easy Way To Canning Meat Off Grid

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Though there are many different methods of preparing meat for long-term storage, without a doubt, canning it is the easiest way to store large quantities of it in a manner that gives you an almost eternal shelf life. Canning meat … Continue reading

Oct 21

The Best (And Most Secure) Off-Grid Location When Society Ends

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If you’re dead serious about surviving (and even thriving) when the power grid goes down and society ends as we know it, then you likely know one of the most important criterion to success is a good location off the … Continue reading