Rachael and Cameron are exploring sustainable and affordable housing solutions on a 6-acre piece of land in Boone, NC with the help of their students.
source/image(PrtSc): Exploring Alternatives
Their micro-community is completely off the grid with solar power, rainwater harvesting, composting toilets, and wood stoves.
They have built 3 tiny homes so far, and in order to comply with local rules, all of the structures and cabins are temporary.
Off-the-grid or off-grid is a characteristic of buildings and a lifestyle designed in an independent manner without reliance on one or more public utilities. The term “off-the-grid” traditionally refers to not being connected to the electrical grid, but can also include other utilities like water, gas, and sewer systems, and can scale from residential homes to small communities./wikipedia