Added by on 2017-09-15

Life off the Grid. Our dream has always been to retire to a property in the country, completely off the grid, sothat we could learn to manage our own existence. Generate the power that we consume. Catch the rainwater that we need. And grow the food that we eat. But when we found this property, we realised; – “Why wait until we retire?; Let’s do it Now, while we can still enjoy the adventure!”. So in 2013, we moved our small family from an innner city townhouse, to a 1/2 acre property, completely Off The Grid. We had No Idea what we were in for. The first 6 months were the hardest. Power, water and heating issues. In the middle of winter, with a newborn baby. Two years certainly has taught us alot about who we are, and out place on this planet; And what it REALLY takes to live without suckling on the Beauracratic and Corporate teats of our civilisation. This Channel is primarily a Journal to document our lives and the changes to our property. And hopefully give us something funny to watch when we’re old and grey. This is Our Adventure. You can also find us here: https://www.facebook.com/disconnected.life.off.the.grid https://plus.google.com/b/113438023800851466269/113438023800851466269 My other Youtube channels: Making Friends with Salad – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4vARBusTQc8XmXi7SqFtWw New video recipes every: TUESDAY, THURSDAY, & Saturday. Video Rating: / 5 Related PostsKids in the garden with chickensLiving Off Grid – A Worm Farm For The ChickensDr. Mercola Discusses Chickens with Joel Salatin at Polyface FarmShould I Cut Down my Tree to Grow a Vegetable Garden?Food and flowers vegetable garden design|Ellie Hanlon|Central Texas GardenerRaising Chickens – Part 1 of 2

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15 Comments

  • Living a Sustainable Dream 6 days ago

    We use our chickens before the planting season to prepare the garden beds and in the fall to clean up. I really like this idea and I think I might try it. I'll have to create a small fence inside the fenced garden for the spinach, my favorite.

  • Jeanette Doorey 6 days ago

    Luv the vlogs,hope to see more soon,I've just found your channel

  • Zeldabug24 6 days ago

    Are these types of chickens flighty? I only have a 4 ft chain link fence around my garden.

  • Shawn Su 6 days ago

    that's a great idea to have the chickens do the weeding for you, but don't you worry about them nibbling on the veggies?

  • Dale Calder 6 days ago

    If my garden area was fenced I would try the same thing. I think they will be a big help eating a lot of the pests too.

  • Morning Glory Garden 6 days ago

    Oh my, those chickens are so cute and fluffy!!!

  • Danny Rodriguez 6 days ago

    wow this is awesome! I love this garden! I am 19 and I find this very interesting!

  • Alexas Kitchen 6 days ago

    hi disconnected, very interesting. Just found you. Really appreciate your knowledge. Check out my kitchen movies, you have to do something with all that wonderful food that you are harvesting. Have a great night. Love, Alexa

  • James Blanton 6 days ago

    Good to see you so proactive on such an important issue, chook yard bullies, i hope this new arrangements works out well for the little fluffy ones. The gardens looking great too, thanks for the update mate, cheers.

  • Love Land 6 days ago

    just the cutest little chicken…adorable

  • Smiley Tow 6 days ago

    Love this!! A perfect balance ! Our baby Grandaughter came today!! Everyone is doing great!! It's a happy day! Keep these wonderful videos coming!! Love your channels!!

  • Heather Smedley 6 days ago

    Will these little girls end up as food themselves eventually? Or are they for egg production? Or something else??

  • Bearworf1 6 days ago

    I think it is a good trade off. A few plants and tomatoes and the silkies patrol for insects and weed clearing. Good idea! Gives me some food for thought! Thanks! Steve

  • The Aura Tree 6 days ago

    Do your chickens ever have predator problems? Here in Britain our main concerns are foxes and stoats, rats and crows/ravens steal our eggs. Even seagulls do, in fact. Then the main pest that is being exterminated from the country is the Minks, as they are VERY dangerous to livestock. We don't see them here though.

  • Call Me TJ 6 days ago

    😀