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OFF GRID with DOUG and STACY
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In 2010,  Doug and Stacy decided to leave the comforts of city life and travel back in time to a more sustainable and minimalist approach to life.  Their journey started in a 2500+ square foot home in a suburban town in Missouri.  With little more than a notion, they sold everything they owned and headed for the quietness of the country.Doug and Stacy scouted out the property and found 11 acres in a quiet town in rural Missouri.  Doug started to draw up plans for an 800 square foot log cabin.  He set out to find the needed lumber for the project.  With minimal carpentry skills, Doug attacked the project. When the logs and lumber were delivered,  Doug slept in a tent (with their two big dogs) as he built the log home with weekly visits from his wife. Completing the cabin in about 90 days, they were reunited full time and the real adventure began.They owned a tractor purchased before their  real vision started to surface.  They used the tractor to help with the building of the log home, but as with several other gas machines on the property like the zero turn lawn mower and skid steer, they decided to get rid of as much "fossil fuel" machines they could.  Thinking more and more about sustainability, availability, cost to operate, and a few other considerations, they decided to go off-grid and return to the Little House on the Prairie days with lanterns, a wood burning cook stove, a gravity fed cistern, and an ice box!  They now use a team of Belgium draft horses, Ruth and Naomi, to plow and work the land.  They even sold a vehicle and purchased a standard bred horse to pull a buggy to get around town! We hope you enjoy our channel and learn and share
In 2010,  Doug and Stacy decided to leave the comforts of city life and travel back in time to a more sustainable and minimalist approach to life.  Their journey started in a 2500+ square foot home in a suburban town in Missouri.  With little more than a notion, they sold everything they owned and headed for the quietness of the country.Doug and Stacy scouted out the property and found 11 acres in a quiet town in rural Missouri.  Doug started to draw up plans for an 800 square foot log cabin.  He set out to find the needed lumber for the project.  With minimal carpentry skills, Doug attacked the project. When the logs and lumber were delivered,  Doug slept in a tent (with their two big dogs) as he built the log home with weekly visits from his wife. Completing the cabin in about 90 days, they were reunited full time and the real adventure began.They owned a tractor purchased before their  real vision started to surface.  They used the tractor to help with the building of the log home, but as with several other gas machines on the property like the zero turn lawn mower and skid steer, they decided to get rid of as much "fossil fuel" machines they could.  Thinking more and more about sustainability, availability, cost to operate, and a few other considerations, they decided to go off-grid and return to the Little House on the Prairie days with lanterns, a wood burning cook stove, a gravity fed cistern, and an ice box!  They now use a team of Belgium draft horses, Ruth and Naomi, to plow and work the land.  They even sold a vehicle and purchased a standard bred horse to pull a buggy to get around town! We hope you enjoy our channel and learn and share

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Part of being "off grid" is health... here is a great way to get probiotics for pennies on the dollar https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WJlhlFIj28&t=15s

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GOING LIVE NOW!! ON YOUTUBE
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FERMENTING FOR DUMMIES!! SO EASY AND 10% OFF BECAUSE YOU ARE A HOMESTEAD HOMIE
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A AMISH GUY BURNED OUR SHIRT and OTHER STORIES =)
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ONE QUESTION WE GET A LOT IS ANSWERED IN THIS VIDEO =)
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