Don’t make the same mistakes I made!
Off-Grid Living: Q&A. Your Questions Answered! How to go off-grid? Can you be vegan? Books to read?
Walking the Goats and making Herbal Tea on the mountainside.
All you need to do to make your off-grid dream a reality is pay attention to the details. Don’t get carried away with enthusiasm and forget that Spain is a country with a complicated bureaucracy and a long history of disputed land sales. Keep your wits about you, do your due diligence and in no time you will be living happily ever after, sipping that glass of wine on your terrace enjoying the view and thanking your lucky stars you learnt the difference between suelo rustico and suelo urbano!
Abby Pulham, a former climate change political advisor and water engineer who now lives in Spain with her family on a beautiful traditional finca (farm) where she is pursuing her goals of homesteading, permaculture and regenerative agriculture in the form of food forestry talks to us about water, climate change
and living off-grid.
Throughout all the hard times we’ve had on the mountain, the thing that has kept me going was a feeling of awe and gratitude that we can live in this spectacular place and I think that feeling truly came alive that first night, seeing the Milky Way through the tent flaps and realising there was nothing better than this.
Once we arrived in Spain our adventures really took on a whole new level of exciting and difficult.
My Story (or how I bought a farm having never previously set foot in one).