NBC’s Video About An “Off The Grid” Community in North Carolina Is Going Viral


North Carolina has a long history of “off the grid” communities – groups of people who leave the comforts of modern society to live completely off what nature provides.

Our state’s mountain regions, especially around Asheville and Boone, are some of the best places in the country for this type of living, with a moderate climate, plenty of fresh water, and a ton of edible plants.

NBC released a mini-documentary on one of these communities yesterday and it’s already been viewed over 9 million times;

If you want to see a more in depth view of what it’s like to live off the grid in the mountains of North Carolina, check out the History Channel’s show ‘Mountain Men’.

What do you think about living ‘off the grid’?

Have you ever considered doing it?