Living off the grid – in off-grid homes ranging from caravans, cabins, cob houses, vans and modern eco-friendly homes – is on the rise in the UK.
For those wanting to live a simple, sustainable and self-sufficient existence, off-grid living and alternative living can be challenging but fulfilling nonetheless.
LifeSwap is creating a community of like-minded individuals who are living the off-grid or alternative lifestyles. An online resource for anyone who is thinking of living off-grid or who are actually living the experience, LifeSwap features videos and blogs
In the below video, Cat, who lives partially off-grid on the edge of Exmoor with her children, talks about the challenges of living in a rural area and how she’s setting up a small business to be more self-sufficient.
Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. She writes about sustainable lifestyle and green living for publications, and offers content services to planet-friendly businesses. Find out more at Rosamedea.com