Our Homesteading Adventure:
Building a Self-Sufficient Lifestyle… Together
Welcome to Kowalski Mountain! We’re Philip and Barbra-Sue Kowalski. We own 68 acres in Western Kentucky where we are building an off-grid homestead. After seven years of waiting, we have finally made our full-time homesteading dream a reality! In the fall of 2023, Philip and I retired from our jobs, moving over 700 miles from our home in Florida to the homestead at Kowalski Mountain.
During those years of waiting, we built the infrastructure of the homestead. We cultivated our homesteading skills on our urban homestead. Gathering the supplies and tools needed to make this lifestyle as comfortable and productive as possible.
Join us as we continue to build our off-grid homestead and begin the process of building our log home from the timber harvested on the property.
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The term “off-grid” likely portrays a wide variety of extremes. From total subsistence living to a temporary social media detox. In its simplicity, off-grid living simply means not being connected to utilities, especially the electrical grid. Since the dawn of the industrial age, modern conveniences have been marketed as the best way to free up…
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Meet the Kowalski’s!
Buiding the homestead at Kowalski Mountain is a dream come true! This is our journey, the victories, and the challenges. Come along… we’ll share the knowledge we’ve gained and together we’ll navigate through new projects that stretch us.
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Going back to a simpler life is not a step backwards.