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Hosts Brian Brawdy and Bill Heid discuss hard-hitting issues about the state of our country and what it stands for. A unique “off the grid” approach is taken, giving listeners ideas on how to live self-reliant in the hard times to come.

Hosts Brian Brawdy and Bill Heid discuss hard-hitting issues about the state of our country and what it stands for. A unique “off the grid” approach is taken, giving listeners ideas on how to live self-reliant in the hard times to come.
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United States

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Hosts Brian Brawdy and Bill Heid discuss hard-hitting issues about the state of our country and what it stands for. A unique “off the grid” approach is taken, giving listeners ideas on how to live self-reliant in the hard times to come.

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English


Episodes

Why An Off-Grid, TV-Free Life Is Simply Better

4/8/2016
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Escaping the "rat race" and enjoying life to the fullest is at the heart of an off-the-grid lifestyle, but there are countless Americans and Canadians who simply don't see a way to make it work.

Duration: 00:27:59


How To Build A Massive Food Stockpile For Only $5 A Week

4/1/2016
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Stockpiling food for the long-term can be expensive, especially if your goal is a stockpile that lasts not weeks, but months. Building a stockpile, though, doesn’t have to cost you a lot of money.

Duration: 00:21:16


6 Ways To Double Your Garden's Yield This Year, With Barbara Damrosch

3/25/2016
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We talk to gardening expert Barbara Damrosch, who tells us six ways you can double your garden's yield this year - six simple ways that that are easy to implement.

Duration: 00:26:32


Survival Wisdom From The Great Depression

3/18/2016
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On this week’s edition we examine survival during the Great Depression with survival expert, blogger and author Lisa Bedford, who has studied how our grandparents and great-grandparents not only endured the 1920s and 30s but actually thrived.

Duration: 00:26:01


How To Homestead On Just 1/4 An Acre

3/11/2016
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That is the subject of this week’s episode of Off The Grid Radio, as we talk to Carleen Madigan, the editor of The Backyard Homestead, a bestselling book that tells readers how to "produce all the food you need on just a quarter acre."

Duration: 00:25:18


Off-Grid Life In An Underground House

3/4/2016
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On this week’s edition of Off The Grid Radio we talk to Helen Ettlin, a resident of Missouri who lives in an earth-sheltered home and who tells us all of the benefits and drawbacks of a life "underground."

Duration: 00:21:58


The WWII Winter Survival Story You've Never Heard

2/26/2016
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World War II is full of survival stories, but there is one particularly harrowing one – set in winter – that wasn’t fully told until recently.

Duration: 00:28:49


Winter Survival Secrets, With Expert Tim MacWelch

2/19/2016
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Winter is nature's most dangerous season. A wind chill of -20 degrees Fahrenheit can lead to frostbite in only 30 minutes, and if you stay out much longer, it can kill you. But if you’re prepared and know what you’re doing, you can survive.

Duration: 00:26:44


Off-Grid Alaska Life At 45 Below

2/12/2016
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Winter is the most challenging season for many off-gridders, especially if you live in the interior of Alaska near Fairbanks, where temperatures in recent years have dipped as low as -45 degrees Fahrenheit – and the record is -66. But that’s the life of off-gridders Danny Whittle and SueJean Heinz, a married couple who have learned how to survive in a frigid environment that can quickly kill if the right precautions aren’t taken.

Duration: 00:42:30


Monsanto's Big Loss In Federal Court

2/5/2016
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Organic farmer Elise Higley tells us the latest news out of Jackson County, Oregon, where voters approved and a federal judge recently upheld a new law that prohibits the growing of GMO crops.

Duration: 00:24:30


Off-Grid Life In A $31,000 Portable 'House On Wheels'

1/29/2016
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Instead of buying a new house, Fred Schultz simply hitches his house-on-wheels to the back of a vehicle ... and moves it. Fred, his wife and their young daughter live in Australia in what is often called a "tiny house," and he is this week's guest on Off The Grid Radio.

Duration: 00:37:04


Carla Emery’s Daughter Goes Off-Grid

1/20/2016
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Forty years after Carla Emery wrote her bestseller homesteading resource "Encyclopedia of Country Living" and a decade after she passed away, her daughter, Esther, is continuing her mom's off-grid tradition while developing new skills that past generations probably wouldn't recognize.

Duration: 00:24:44


Is A Power Grid Attack Imminent?

1/15/2016
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Is a cyberattack or EMP attack on the American power grid next? That’s the subject of this week’s edition of Off The Grid Radio as we talk to grid expert Peter Pry, the author of the new book Blackout Wars and the executive director of the EMP Task Force on National and Homeland Security.

Duration: 00:49:07


How To Live Off-Grid With A Full-Time Job

1/8/2016
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Living off-grid on a 40-acre homestead is difficult enough, but doing so while juggling farm chores and a full-time, off-site job? That seems nearly impossible. But that’s exactly what this week’s guest on Off The Grid Radio does.

Duration: 00:21:10


6 Simple Survival Skills You Should Learn In 2016

1/1/2016
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This week on Off The Grid Radio, we present six homesteading and survival skills you can easily learn this year – skills that even may save your life during a crisis. Expert and author Lisa Bedford, better known as the “Survival Mom,” tells us how each skill can take your “prepping” to the next level and help set you apart from other survivalists.

Duration: 00:24:00


Living On $400 A Year

12/27/2015
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On this week’s edition of Off The Grid Radio we talk to Dave Young, executive director of Heart of God Haiti, a ministry that is friends of OTGR and one that meets the spiritual and physical needs of Haitians – teaching them skills that help them become self-sufficient.

Duration: 00:29:52


The Incredible Stories Behind Your Favorite Christmas Traditions

12/24/2015
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Have you ever wondered why we put up Christmas trees? Why we celebrate Jesus’ birth on Dec. 25? How the tradition of Santa Claus really got started?

Duration: 00:24:01


Winter Gardening Tricks And Secrets

12/18/2015
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On this week’s edition of Off The Grid Radio we talk all about winter gardening with Darren Snyder, a master gardener, cooperative extension services agent and agriculture professor within the University of Alaska-Fairbanks system.

Duration: 00:35:17


Everything You Need To Stockpile For Winter

12/11/2015
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Winter can kill you if you’re not prepared, and on this week’s edition of Off The Grid Radio we talk to off-grid expert and author Rich Scheben, who tells us what he stockpiles to get ready for frigid Montana winters

Duration: 00:27:50


Obama’s Secret Plan To ‘Reboot’ Agenda 21

12/2/2015
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More than two decades after it passed the controversial plan known as Agenda 21, the United Nations met this fall and adopted another plan – Agenda 2030 – that some are calling even worse than the original.

Duration: 00:30:28

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