Preppers, homesteaders and off-gridders, oh my! You’ve probably heard all three of these terms, and most of the time, people use them interchangeably.
While it’s true that all three groups have a lot in common, and there’s a significant amount of overlap, with some people falling into more than one category, they are distinct groups, and they tend to do what they do for very different reasons.
We’ll take a look under the hood at all three in this article, in hopes of giving you a better understanding.
Ready? Let’s get to it!
Final Thoughts on Preppers, Homesteaders, and Off-Gridders
Note that there are no hard, fast rules here, and the descriptions above won’t necessarily apply to every member of each group, but broadly speaking at least, this is how the three groups shake out.
At the end of the day, if you’re interested in buying some acreage and getting away from it all, it doesn’t matter what your reasons are, only that you’re following your dreams. Having said that, it does pay to spend at least some time considering your motivations, as they will shape and direct your priorities once you’ve purchased your own little slice of heaven.