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living off the grid

You never know until you try. That was the attitude of husband-and-wife architects Keith Robertson and Jennifer Corson when
A couple of boat rides, a little hike, and you'd never know you were only about 150 kilometres away from Vancouver. On Lasqueti
Like Us On Facebook 'Life Off Grid' trailer from Jonathan Taggart on Vimeo. For many of those people, it was often just an
To go to the woods to live deliberately. To face but the essential challenges of life. To learn from raw experience and self-taught skill. To live simply, in a Spartan-like manner, in order to suck all the marrow out of life. These are the reasons why Henry David Thoreau moved to a cabin near Walden Pond in rural Massachusetts in the mid-1800s. Many other seekers of a better way of life set out to do just the same today, all over Canada
The ferocity of the storms were hard to ignore in the five years we lived in Washington, D.C. Scores would lose power during these weather events, and get fed up with the power utilities for the delay in restoring power. But here's a solution. What if we got rid of the middleman?
Follow along the journey of two off-gridders from rural Ontario as they demonstrate the functioning of a few domestic technologies and reflect on the off-grid lifestyle. In this short video Murray and Nan show you what it's like to live a life you might be struggling to imagine!