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88-year-old woman living outside the system on a self-sufficient basis since 1960

88-year-old woman living outside the system on a self-sufficient basis since 1960

The old woman lives in the US, in the old house that her father built 83 years ago. It has no electricity or running water. It has a cellar as a refrigerator.

Their bathroom is out on the hill and the family diverted water from a spring to fill their bathtub.

Cook on a wood stove.

She makes her own clothes, the photos remind us of Amish dresses. She makes bars of lye soap and wood ash, which she uses to clean dogs. Wash your clothes in an old tin tub.


She made her own church in the barn, where she often sleeps. Banks are homemade.

She feeds on what she gets in the forest, on what she grows in her garden and on what her relatives supply her. He packages everything and keeps it in his cellar.

She is about a happy and blessed woman. You don't live in our system and you don't use food stamps or social security. He says he hasn't been to the doctor since 1960.

A woman who can say that she is 100% independent, independence taken to the extreme. Regardless of whether we may like more or less their way of life, of course after a visit to their home, we could learn things that we can no longer learn in our current society.

A visit to a home that makes you travel back in time, go back to the beginning of the 20th century.

Eco-inventions


Video: How do you live off-grid? - BBC News (May 2021).