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Welcome to Guildbrook Farm

We live off the grid in the foothills of Appalachia and share with you all we know (and don’t know) about canning, cooking, critters, gardening, solar, building stuff, living debt free, and the journey to be self-sustainable. Click on a topic and get started!

Can You Raise Day Old Baby Chicks Off-Grid With a Solar Generator?

Can You Raise Day Old Baby Chicks Off-Grid With a Solar Generator?

We have day old baby chicks coming in June and need to figure out a way to brood them! We discuss several ways to brood chicks while living off grid and show you the solar option that we chose for our homestead and why.

Building an Easy Automatic Pig Watering System

Building an Easy Automatic Pig Watering System

Why Raise Heritage KuneKune Pigs?

Why Raise Heritage KuneKune Pigs?