Off The Grid Radio
Off-Grid Living In A 150-Square-Foot Tiny Home04/23/15
In today’s edition of Off The Grid Radio we talk to Ryan Mitchell, a leader in the tiny home movement who lives in a tiny home, blogs about tiny homes and even runs a tiny home conference.
Homesteading In Alaska: One Family’s Amazing Story
Living off the grid is challenging anywhere, but living off grid in Alaska – the coldest state in the US – presents unique challenges. Of course, it also brings amazing rewards, and on this week’s edition of Off The Grid Radio we go one-on-one with an...
Agenda 21: The Greatest Threat To The American Dream?
The phrase “Agenda 21” may not mean much to the average American, but for many citizens it conjures up thoughts of government control, an authoritarian state and a major loss of freedom. It also has led to wild rumors and conspiracy theories, and on...
States ‘Seizing’ Land Back From Feds
On this week’s edition of Off The Grid Radio, we talk to Utah state Rep. Ken Ivory, the lead sponsor of that law who also is president of the American Lands Council, an organization fighting to secure local control of Western lands.
The Solution To Defeat Obama's Gun Control?
On this week’s edition of Off The Grid Radio, we talk to Scott Landreth of the Tenth Amendment Center, a non-partisan organization that is working to defeat federal gun control and return the issue back to the states.
How To Raise A Family In A School Bus
Off-grid living has many shapes and forms, but living on a 1970 converted school bus generally isn’t one of them. Yet one American family is doing exactly that, and on this week’s edition of Off The Grid Radio, we talk to a member of the family, Sarah...
Public School For Birth To 4?
A total of 15 states currently require children of kindergarten age to attend school – an idea that is controversial enough among many parents. One state, though, may take that a step further and give the state head of public education authority to...
A Government Ban On ALL Wood Burning?
The EPA’s proposed ban on most wood-burning stoves received plenty of attention among the off-grid community, but it’s far from the only major restriction on burning wood that could impact you. In fact, one state this winter even tried to ban all wood...
Vaccine Safety: Separating Fact From Fiction
When a measles outbreak that began in Disneyland spread to more than a dozen states this year, parents who don’t vaccinate their children became an easy target. And that, in turn, led to a host of politicians calling for more mandatory vaccinations....
8 Ways America Is Worse Off Than 5 Years Ago
If you listen to some of the pundits out there, they would have you believe that life in the United States has never been better. But in comparison to just five years ago, life in the U.S. – in everything from personal freedoms to gun rights – is not...
Are GMO Mosquitoes Coming To America?
You likely have heard of GMO food, but what about GMO mosquitoes? It sounds like science fiction but it’s now a reality – and we could be merely weeks or months away from millions of genetically modified mosquitoes being unleashed on U.S. soil. That’s...
The Best Way To Communicate When The Power's Out
There’s a better way to communicate during a crisis – and it will work no matter the situation. Ham radio has been the go-to method for crisis communication for decades, and on this week’s edition of Off The Grid Radio,we talk to one of the nation’s...
The War On Heirloom Seeds Continues
Imagine bumping into your neighbor at a local farmer’s market when the conversation turns to seeds. You have a great heirloom tomato variety he wants, and he has a green bean variety that you want. So you trade seeds, and everyone wins. Believe it or...
How The IRS Can Secretly Drain Your Bank Account
Imagine owning a restaurant for 38 years and working six days a week just to keep the business going – and then watching the federal government drain your bank account even though you did nothing illegal. Sound far-fetched? It actually happened to a...
Why Your Home Isn’t Safe From Government Seizure
On this edition of Off The Grid Radio, we take a close look at what is known as eminent domain and what you can do to keep your home if the government comes knocking on your door. It’s a subject that impacts all of us – on- or off-grid.
The Truth About Global Warming You're Not Being Told
For years scientists and government officials have told us the earth is warming, and the mainstream media has fallen in line, castigating and even laughing at anyone who suggests otherwise. But there’s a growing body of thought that the general wisdom...
How To Go From NYC To Off-Grid In Montana
New York City is a long way from rural Montana, not only geographically but also culturally. Yet it’s a journey that city boy-turned-homesteader Rich Scheben successfully made, and on this week’s edition of Off The Grid Radio, Scheben shares his...
Teaching Haiti’s Orphans To Be Self-Sufficient
Joining us is Dave Young, executive director of Heart Of God Haiti, and Mark Priest, an Iowan who became a Heart Of God Haiti supporter after listening to a previous Off The Grid Radio program. We discuss one of our favorite charities, Heart Of God...
New FDA Rules To Shut Down Organic Farming?
As you may know, the FDA released its original proposed rules for organic farms in 2013 – and farmers went ballistic. The FDA then revised its proposal in September 2014, but the new proposed rules are just as bad, says Judith McGeary, the executive...
Death Panels Are Coming To Obamacare
Supporters of government-run health car may deny it, but so-called death panels are virtually guaranteed unless dramatic changes are made to the system. So says filmmaker Colin Gunn, who is this week’s guest on Off The Grid Radio and whose new...
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