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Off the Grid

December 17, 2018, 2pm PST
A new report details the state of the mobile food vending industry and makes predictions for the short-term future.
Next City
September 21, 2012, 6am PDT
Dr. Jay Apt offers four cost-effective steps for cities to maintain essential services when the next big blackout hits.
The Wall Street Journal
April 20, 2010, 5am PDT
A mesa in New Mexico is home to nearly 400 people, which makes up one of the largest communities of people in the U.S. living almost completely off the grid.
The New York Times
January 18, 2009, 9am PST
When Borton and Welsh found 90 acres bordering a national forest near Whitehall, Montana, they parked a trailer, dug in, and began building Sage Mountain Center, a combination of cordwood and straw bale, powered off-grid by the sun and wind.
Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments