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by RedBarnFarm
Sun Oct 08, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: New Member Introductions
Replies: 676
Views: 35238

Re: New Member Introductions

We are a couple who is setting up our Homestead in Southern BC in the Creston Valley. Trying to get set up for as much self sufficiency as realistically makes sense for now. No municipal water, sewer, gas or propane. It's electricity and lots of firewood for us. Have some fruit and nut trees which w...
by RedBarnFarm
Sat Oct 07, 2017 1:45 am
Forum: British Columbia
Topic: Interior BC as (partly) off-grid retirement/BOL?
Replies: 36
Views: 1920

Re: Interior BC as (partly) off-grid retirement/BOL?

I realize this thread is 5 months old but as a Creston Valley person I have to chime in on how great the Valley is.

Just don't spread the word too much!

by RedBarnFarm
Sat Oct 07, 2017 12:23 am
Forum: British Columbia
Topic: Cranbrook
Replies: 7
Views: 398

Re: Cranbrook

We have settled just outside of Creston close to Kootenay Lake, there are some good properties around and the climate is fantastic. Not much industry though.

The Creston Valley is one of those areas previously mentioned areas between Cranbrook and Nelson.
by RedBarnFarm
Sat Oct 07, 2017 12:13 am
Forum: British Columbia
Topic: AAA Solar Chargers
Replies: 6
Views: 298

Re: AAA Solar Chargers

The best option for thus I can think of is getting an Energized or Duracell Charger which has a 12 volt plug adapter with it. From there all you should need is a good 40 watt solar panel on a 12 volt battery pack which will stay charged all the time. You can plug your AA/AAA battery charger into the...
by RedBarnFarm
Fri Oct 06, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself Canadians
Topic: Hello All
Replies: 0
Views: 121

Hello All

I previously had a login to this site but no longer have access to that e-mail address. We are a Southern BC Homesteading couple who have set up shop on a mountainside just outside of Creston BC. We look forward to meeting some like minded people in our community and sharing some knowledge while lea...

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