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Fouch Family Off Grid

  • Mountain Dream Home #39: The Lost Summer

    In which the Mountain Dream Home story still needs to be told...so we take you back in time to a sunny day when Esther's arms are still soft and Sadie can't say the letter "r." --Over the...
  • Little House Vlog #41: The Bonfire

    In which the parents wear themselves out getting the property ready for the first snow, but the kids are indestructible, and at night we say a final good night to that old woodshed. --Over...
  • Why the SECOND off grid winter is the HARDEST

    Hi everybody! We're back to catch you up again!!! Here is a weekly update on our life and projects, plus some discussion of off grid winter and why we think the second year is the hardest....
  • DIY PROJECT -- Recycled Concrete Tire Tracks

    In which we race to put in our recycled concrete tire tracks...just in time for snow. The laser level Nick loves is this one: http://amzn.to/2jVjPbZ ^^icymi: That is an affiliate link but...
  • Little House Gets a Rain Garden

    In which Saturday is for pancakes and our driveway is getting a makeover. --Over the next month I'm going to be adding videos that are not in real time, but I will make sure they are in chronologi...
  • Little House Vlog #38 -- Little House in Fall

    In which we do fall gardening chores, white stuff falls from the sky, and the kids explain the science of snow. The date was Nov 5, 2017. --Over the next month I'm going to be adding videos...
  • The Impossible Farm #2 - Putting Animals to Work

    In which we sell our goats to buy an electric fence and put a flock of chickens to work. Also Esther has some feelings and Nick has an ingenious way to pull out t-posts. We're still doing...
  • The Impossible Farm #1 - Straw Bale Composting

    In which we begin the impossible farm and spread straw bales all over everything. The fall is the time to prepare the soil for our spring garden (and field crops to come) and so we're GETTING...
  • Our Visit to the Grass-Fed Homestead

    In which we travel up to Northern Idaho for a well-deserved rest and some more permaculture education! We meet Dan and Ashley Ohmann, on the grass-fed homestead, plus a herd of pasture-raised,...
  • In Which We Address Criticism of Paul Wheaton

    After two weeks at Wheaton Labs -- and after sharing with you our great experiences with guest instructors at the permaculture design course -- we have a couple more observations to share....
  • Fouch-o-matic Family Goes Mobile!

    We'd like you to meet our new friend, Tubby. She's not as cute as the little house. Or is she? We're getting ready to hit the road for some summer adventures, though we also have a lot to...