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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!

Building a Queen Size Bed Frame

Building a Queen Size Bed Frame

When we moved off grid, we sold our king size bed and mattress and purchased a smaller, queen that would fit in our tiny camp. We put the mattress on the floor until we could build a bed. As some of you predicted...the mattress started to get wet. Time to build a bed.

DIY Off Grid Solar: Sizing a Solar Energy System (Part 1)

DIY Off Grid Solar: Sizing a Solar Energy System (Part 1)

Broken OFF GRID Hot Water Pipe

Broken OFF GRID Hot Water Pipe