How Big a Backyard Do You Need to Live off the Land?

One Block Off The Grid's infographic gives an extremely clear picture of exactly what it would take for a family of four to live completely off the land with independent, solar energy. Click on graphic below for larger viewing size:

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Nicole Caldwell

Nicole Caldwell is a self-taught environmentalist, green-living savant and sustainability educator with more than a decade of professional writing experience. She is also the co-founder of Better Farm and president of betterArts. Nicole’s work has been featured in Mother Earth News, Reader’s Digest, Time Out New York, and many other publications. Her first book, Better: The Everyday Art of Sustainable Living, is due out this July through New Society Publishers.