I Want to Live Off the Land

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    I Want To Live Off The Land

    I live in TN, there are plenty of sustainable environments to live around here... only thing is, it's no fun alone. I have a dog to keep me company, but would love to have some people around! Where to begin?
    ratherbehikingthanhere ratherbehikingthanhere
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Sep 5, 2012

    looking for people who want to run into the wild

    and live off the land I'm in California and my name is alex 25 I won't accept anyone to join this adventure if you have health problems sorry.. males, females, and couples are welcome send me a message and we can then discuss further plans
    ready2roll ready2roll
    26-30, M
    Apr 24, 2015

    Looking For Group To Start Living Off The Land

    Im 19 living in northern Florida with good survival skills. Im very serious about this not just some clown dreaming. I want to live completely off the land by hunting, fishing and gardening anywhere in the Florida, Georgia Alabama region which is ideal for wilderness living with...
    Scottflorida7 Scottflorida7
    18-21, M
    3 Responses Dec 14, 2012

    I would like to live into the wild

    for a while. Not right now, but I'm starting to plan it. I am not sure where I'd like to go yet. Somewhere far from civilisation, and with a nice weather. Does anyone have suggestions?
    gooogz gooogz
    18-21, F
    2 Responses May 18, 2015

    I would love to find people

    who would like to build a community and live off the land somewhere. Hate working for business. Long hours and stress. Prefer to work hard for myself and others who appreciate life
    Robertpaul87 Robertpaul87
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Aug 8, 2015

    Looking To Get Together With Other Like Minded Folks In Around Winnipeg,

    hi i am looking to get together and meet other like minded folks in and around the winnipeg area, and have a regular weekly meet, lets get together talk idea's brainstorm goals etc. and put our thoughts into action etc, all welcome to get in touch and meet, plan is meeting every...
    druce6776 druce6776
    41-45, M
    1 Response May 2, 2013

    Doing It...

    My friend and I decided we are just going to travel/live off the land. Between staying at friends' houses and camping, it will be an adventure. I'm 19, and he is 18. We will be leaving Illinois in about a month and heading straight to Tennessee, from there it will all be freedom...
    lilalan27 lilalan27
    3 Responses Sep 12, 2012

    Living Off The Grid

    I've always dreamed of living on a farm, in a community where it was self sufficient, like in the old days.. Growing organic foods, hunting/fishing, having good close family/friends all helping, living and being free .. I really have no desire to sit in a cubicle 8 hours a day...
    AryaKatana AryaKatana
    31-35, F
    13 Responses Jun 10, 2012

    i believe this is the only way to get really

    free i would like to be fully self-sufficient, grow my own food, have no Utility power, plumbing or running water i am not religiuos – just someone who believes that we are made into slaves by our society which wants us to be addicted to money and convenience so we think we...
    doc5593 doc5593
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Sep 12, 2015

    I'M Doing It

    I have started my dream started to realize that this **** we call life isn't life it's just an existence until life ends I need this I need that bla bla bla all we need is provided for us already we just have to work for it and that's my plan I'm going to in the mountains and...
    jodidoguy jodidoguy
    41-45, M
    Oct 15, 2013

    Achieve living in the wilderness at once!

    Meet new people for planning. Meet masters. Meet Friends.https://www.facebook.com/groups/333916366697898/We are a facebook comunity about living in the wilderness, where new members are joining almost everyday, growing in number, planning and being in contact with like-minded...
    alakyen alakyen
    18-21, M
    Dec 11, 2013

    Still Scouting The Wilderness Locations And Still Searching

    may hap it seems in vain, but i will have faith, been out in the wild 2 week stretches and back in the city for 2-4 days in between, slowly getting everything moved out to my wilderness camp, but at same time still searching for that special woman to share it with.
    druce6776 druce6776
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Aug 10, 2013

    I Will Live Off The Land In May Of 2013

    I am a hunter, forager, carpenter, realist, survivalist, and much more. Its not easy to put down in words what type of person you really are without making up ridiculous stories of who you wish you were and what you want to be. I hate computers and their ability to take you away...
    skullcleaner skullcleaner
    22-25, M
    2 Responses Nov 14, 2012

    I am currently looking

    for 2-4 more people for this years journey, if you are in canada toss me a message and we can chat, must be eighteen or older, couples and single people are welcome to join. current departure date is may 5, thats 3 months from now to get ready.
    druce6776 druce6776
    41-45, M
    3 Responses Feb 2, 2015

    I own fifty percent share of 147 Ha of ground.

    My plan is plant 450K African hardwood trees on this ground-in between run some antelope and live a great existence while creating a forest and a living legacy.Do you think I'm nuts?
    outandabout336 outandabout336
    46-50, M
    1 Response Mar 31, 2014

    An Inevitable End

    How much longer do you think your way of life will last? The signs of the coming collapse are everywhere. What do you think is the reason you have things like cell phones, cars, and grocery stores? Oil. Everything you buy, including food, either has oil in it or uses oil in its...
    richiebarrow richiebarrow
    31-35, M
    May 4, 2013

    Please make my dream of living off the land a

    reality. I need YOUR help to separate from society. If you would like to help me on my way to a life of total tranquility and oneness with nature than I urge you to visit the site listed in the responses.
    lostintherush lostintherush
    22-25, M
    3 Responses May 28, 2015

    A Few Concerns For Nature Lovers

    A few things to add to this: 1) The 42 year estimate for the Oil Crisis is based just on the current rate of consumption with today's population. But as everything is dependent on oil it will happen a lot sooner than that due to increasing demand of population growth. We add...
    deleted deleted
    May 25, 2013

    I have had enough. I want to live

    for my living. I want to embrace the beautiful struggle of maximum sufficiency and create the wealthiest existence possible, the opposite of dollar wealth. I have chosen the land, chosen the path, and chosen the how. I would love to meet a like minded woman who gets excited at...
    niznik niznik
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Jan 9, 2014

    Morning folks, it was a great 4 months of

    wilderness, and back in town for a a couple months and heading out again in spring, manitoba ontario riverways was fantastic, pitty the snow n ice came, down to 3 members on the next run so got room for 2-3. we might be doing the bc coastline next, still searching for that...
    druce6776 druce6776
    41-45, M
    Jan 4, 2015

    Anyone else out there wish they could be given

    a chance to drop out of the rat race and move to beautiful land like Alaska? And just live off the land, make your own shelter, hunt for food, and question what an Ipad was?
    Outsidethabox Outsidethabox
    26-30, M
    1 Response Nov 3, 2015

    Out of everything in life I love animals

    and gardening and building solid things with my hands the most! I really enjoyed the book 'One Man's Wilderness', about Richard Proenneke's time spent living and building a cabin from raw timber In Alaskan wilderness (where he lived for over 30 years). It sounds lonely...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Nov 8, 2015

    The earth such a beautiful breathtaking gift.

    Humans were meant to live among the animals and earth. I believe we have lost our connection with Mother Nature, making it easier for us to use and abuse her. I wish I could go back to a time where we worked with the earth instead of changing her twist and altering her to...
    slp2010 slp2010
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jun 4, 2015

    Since I was a young child I have always been

    different from everyone else, I have never really been able to “fit in” easily as I have never felt that anyone could really truly understand me. I never enjoyed school; I felt that everything I was being taught was useless to me and was not for my benefit but somehow the...
    mbubu mbubu
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Jun 12, 2014

    Exploring The Wild

    For many years now I've been frustrated with modern society. All I want is to break away from this life, and lead a simpler life in the wild. I live in South Africa, so there are plenty of wild areas in my country. I want to explore them all! I want to climb mountains, cross...
    TCat TCat
    26-30, M
    4 Responses Jan 8, 2011

    Planning our future hobby farm.

    Still keeping our day jobs...but hope to have enough crops and animals to make a real dent in the grocery bill. Maybe even sell some locally! Hard work can be fun:)
    Rokkystone Rokkystone
    36-40, M
    Dec 27, 2014

    I Want To Live Off The Land

    First post here...actually...Living off the land is what brought me here...by way of Google of course. I use periods alot in my writing..My mind is a run-on sentence...periods are mere pauses of thought Now as to the story, Im married..Im 32..shes 28. We have found a 35 acre lot...
    JustJoeSchmo JustJoeSchmo
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Feb 1, 2012

    Right Last Chance To Live In Th Wild Uk

    This is the last chance for people in the UK to join me to live wild in the galloway area of scotland, and live to be totally self reliant and at peace. I went there with 3 other guys to do this last week and they all let me down and decided to quit and go home. So i had to go...
    electriceye666 electriceye666
    1 Response Apr 8, 2013

    I Want To Live Off The Land In The Wild / Wilderness. I Want To Get Away From The City And Hope To Find Like Minded. Lots To Offer!

    My name is Joe. I am 35 from Cape Coral, FL. I come from a large Italian family with all the complexities it brings. I am of sound mind and consider myself very caring and down to earth. I am tactically trained and spent many years protecting others in a very stressful career...
    joe4real joe4real
    36-40, M
    3 Responses Jun 28, 2013

    Looking For More People.

    still searching for more preppers or general people looking with sincere interests to live in the wild, lets get together sundays winnipeg.
    druce6776 druce6776
    41-45, M
    1 Response May 13, 2013

    Sick Of Society

    I am a 19 year old female living in Ontario, Canada. I have never lived off the land or learned necessary basic survival skills. All in all, I am pretty much sick of seeing my family, and experiencing it myself, working for money. We have all been brainwashed into thinking that...
    holbrookkristina0 holbrookkristina0
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Oct 17, 2012

    In Search Of Like Minded People Who Want To Live In The Wilderness

    FOR PEOPLE IN THE UK. i am serious about living this kind of life, to live free and be part of nature is everything i have wanted for years. now i am old enough i have started to mentally prepare for all the situations i would face and i have started getting a rucksack and...
    electriceye666 electriceye666
    2 Responses Aug 17, 2012

    I'm alex from California looking

    for males and females with no health problems and are knowledgeable in surviving in the wild. I plan to leave in a year anyone want to go we need to talk and please only serious people
    ready2roll ready2roll
    26-30, M
    Apr 24, 2015

    I thought i was crazy

    for wanting to leave civilization behind but the more i research the more i find theres lots of people who want it. i hate feeling like i need to make money, be a part of modern society and all that crap. Since i was little all i wanted was to be outside, away from town. i want...
    Rosamarie1897 Rosamarie1897
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Dec 27, 2015

    I live in Wisconsin and life in society is

    literally tearing me apart. I've learned many survival skills and I just want to live like my ancestors and those in the land boom of the west. I don't want to rely upon this ****** society anymore. Technology although it is nice, is ruining the world and society as we know it...
    lostintherush lostintherush
    22-25, M
    1 Response May 26, 2015

    Lets Go!

    Well I've been wanting to do it since I got out of the Army but I attended college and all that good stuff..So instead of doing a spur of the moment thing back than I decided to plan. I spent 6 months in the mountains of Canada back in 2003 just for a test run and I had no...
    sydan66 sydan66
    6 Responses Jan 13, 2011

    My father always told me

    that I was his only child that could literally be dropped off in the middle of the wilderness and survive; I love being outside; I love to garden; I have spent years rehabbing wild animals to integrate them back into the wild. I am a hard worker and very good at improvising...
    zionsvilemom7097 zionsvilemom7097
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Jan 31, 2014

    New year 2015, with the new season looking

    for 2-4 new people to join in wilderness living off grid in Canada upcoming between april and may until october
    druce6776 druce6776
    41-45, M
    1 Response Jan 9, 2015
    renegan renegan
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Nov 18, 2015

    My Supplies

    My supplies that i have packed and ready for my adventures are: •a sleeping bag (quest eagles peak mummy 30°, 29in.W x 88in.H, green, 2lbs.) I also have an extra sleeping bag for anyone coming along if they don't have one •a tent, blue/orange(rain fly is orange) 7' long, 7...
    sawyert020 sawyert020
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Mar 6, 2013

    In The Footsteps Of Alexander Supertramp

    Two years he walks the earth. No phone, no pool, no pets, no cigarettes. Ultimate freedom. An extremist. An aesthetic voyager whose home is the road. Escaped from Atlanta. Thou shalt not return, 'cause "the West is the best." And now after two rambling years comes the final and...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Mar 11, 2011

    It is at hand....It begins,

    I am going to be living off the land. It is not easy to live simply off the land. Your life is depending on your own self-sufficiency. A person needs to be energy conscious, be able to hunt and fish, to having knowledge of how-to grow your own food, then preserving the food...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Jun 8, 2014

    Wild-Ranger Fully Prepared, Looking To Join Or Be Joined Offering Wild Living In Less Than A Week Or Studying Other Projects

    Hi, my name is Alakyen, and I am currently looking for like-minded people to create a project, looking for people who hate this society with all that entails, who wants to live in harmony with nature and make this world a better place. Living a life based on feelings and ideals...
    alakyen alakyen
    18-21, M
    Apr 23, 2013

    Since I was a little boy I've always wanted to

    move somewhere out in the wilderness may it be an island or Alaska, doesn't really matter to me as long as I can be free and enjoy what's around me. Living somewhere out away from the rat race would be beautiful to me. A few years ago I spent the winter in a friends run down old...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 7, 2015

    One of my ideas for the future.

    I would like to raise my children(when I have them) in a rural area and live off the land with my family.
    deleted deleted
    Mar 30, 2014
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