A home for the family behind Dogwood Hollow Homestead- A real life drama

Here we are in 2015, the cabin is still under construction, the cabin is still under construction. The roof is not even on, and the walls are still not covered completely, but we are still holding on to hope, and friends are stepping up. đŸ™‚

Dogwood Hollow Homestead-Off Grid

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It has been a long hard journey on our quest to live self sufficient, sustainable off grid. Almost 5 years ago, my family and I decided we have had enough of present day society and the way of life associated with it. We sought out off grid land where we were planning to start our journey and were prepared, mentally, at least, to face the challenges that lay ahead. Little did we know that some times would be hard and then there would be times that were harder. It makes it harder when there are people that do not care about you or what happens to you. So here starts the story of one family, the Shikata Homestead and what it has come too, recently.

So here we are, just the 3 of us, my wife, my daughter and myself before we went off grid visiting an old 1800’s homestead…

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