How to survive off the grid

Tim MacWelch

Book - 2019

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.

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San Francisco, CA : Weldon Owen [2019]
Main Author
Tim MacWelch (author)
Item Description
At head of title: Outdoor life.
Includes index.
Physical Description
215 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
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Good To Know: What It Is & How Long It Lasts   Does an unopened bottle of ketchup last longer than a jar of fruity jam? Assuming that you've stored your food in a cool, dry, dark place, it should last for its maximum shelf life under these ideal conditions. Here are some relative durations of common foodstuffs.   Chocolate chips, semi-sweet: 2 years Cocoa: 1 year Honey: indefinitely Nuts, shelled:  4 months Olive oil: 6 months Dry spices:  2-3 years Cereal (unopened): 6-12 months Dried fruit (raisins, apricots, etc.): 6-12 months Jerky, commercial packaged: 12 months Cookies, packaged: 2 months Crackers: 8 months Rice, brown: 6 months Hot sauce: 5 years unopened Jam: 2 years   Excerpted from Survive off the Grid: From Backyard Homesteads to Bunkers (And Everything in Between) by Tim MacWelch All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.