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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!

Clearing Trees and Finding Water

Clearing Trees and Finding Water

We're finally getting started on the off grid home build. Trying to find water with dousing rods isn't exactly a science but it does seem to work! There are a lot of trees to clear so a well rig can get to where we want to drill.

Clearing, Bucking, Splitting and Stacking Firewood

Clearing, Bucking, Splitting and Stacking Firewood

Hillbilly Engineering Our Off Grid Pressure Tank and Battery Shed

Hillbilly Engineering Our Off Grid Pressure Tank and Battery Shed