Project Areas at Living Energy Farm

Introduction -- Read This First
Longterm Integrated Village Energy (LIVE) -- community energy systems that make centralized power grids unnecessary.
Batteries That Last for Decades
Durable Lighting Systems for the Industrial and Nonindustrial World
Economical, Zero Fossil Fuel Cooking Systems
Farm Grown Fuel to Power Small Tractors

Sustainable Food Self Sufficiency
Perennial Food, Growing and Propagating Fruits and Nuts for the Home Grower
Growing Food From Trees with Zero Erosion and Positive Climate Impacts
Open Pollinated Seeds to Ensure Future Generations Can Control Their Own Food Supply

Are politics and ecology connected? You bet they are! Alexis Zeigler's book Integrated Activism explores the ecological roots of our politics and explores solutions for a just and sustainable future and can be found here.

A Technical Summary of How LEF Systems Work can be found here.
A brief article about Green Building, with a resource list, can be found here.
A Cost Benefit Analyses Comparing LEF's DC Microgrid to Conventional Off-Grid Design can be found here.

If You Are Coming to An Immersive or Developing Your Own Project
We have created a general electrical systems primer Sustainable Electrical Power at Living Energy Farm. It is intended to help you understand the basics of electrical wiring, particularly if you are coming to one of our immersive workshops.