5 Tips for Getting Your Kids to go off the Grid

Put Them to Work

One ingenious way to get the kids more invested in the off-the-grid process is to use them for manual labor. The littlest kids can help plant a garden and learn about conserving water, and older ones can work on installing solar panels, placing rain barrels and digging wells. This way, they'll get to discover how your new systems work and hopefully get excited about everything -- and you'll get the job done a lot faster, too!