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Add Some Solar to Your Life

   Going solar used to mean spending a lot of money. It is now possible to add in solar energy to your place in both small steps and inexpensive ways. Go for solar outdoor lighting. Solar lamps can be bought … Continue reading

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Self-Built Passive Soda Bottle Solar Water Heater

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Three Years of Sustainable Living

Although CLR has been in the development stages for about fifteen years, it became a full-time endeavor in 2009 and on April 1st, 2011 the ranch was ready to inhabit full-time. In those three years the following things have happened … Continue reading

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Sustainable Ideas

There’s lots of folks doing cool things out there and it seems a good time to take a look at what’s going on. In Scotland, one island has taken back its power–the people own the land and they have both … Continue reading

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Pie Festival 2013

As we do every year we had a booth at Pie Town’s Pie Festival and it was a huge and very successful event! We had about fifty vendors and about two-thousand visitors from all over the area. This year we … Continue reading

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Paid Off!

This month is special here at CLR because our off-the-grid power system has paid itself off. In only 21 months the entire system is now paid off — that includes solar panels, batteries, wind-turbine, inverters and charge controllers. So, until … Continue reading

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