r/SelfSufficiency

70k subscribers


Resources to help you live self sufficient. Gardening, green energy, and do it yourself. Everything and anything to help you cut the umbilical cord and start relying on yourself.
https://reddit.com/r/SelfSufficiency/
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r/Permaculture
72k  subs
Permaculture (Permanent-Culture): A practical design philosophy intended to help us live and prosper in an environment, while working with nature in a positive way, using solutions based on careful observation of natural ecosystems and common sense. This can include food and energy production, shelter, resource management, nature conservation and community living. You can find our wiki here https://www.reddit.com/r/Permaculture/wiki/index
https://reddit.com/r/Permaculture/
r/homestead
661k  subs
Ponds, barns, livestock, gardens, food preservation, fishing, hunting, tractors, pigs, chickens, cattle, worms, 4H, permaculture, organic, grazing, canning, aquaculture, trees, woodland, farmers, agriculture, agronomy, horticulture, wwoofers, bees, honey, wildcrafting, dairy, goats, nuts, berries, vegetables, sustainability, off grid, wood stoves, chainsaws, wood heat, tools, welding, green woodworking, farmers markets, composting toilets, straw bale homes, cob building...
https://reddit.com/r/homestead/
r/simpleliving
170k  subs
Breaking free of the work/spend/borrow cycle in order to live more fully, sustainably, and cooperatively.
https://reddit.com/r/simpleliving/
r/Homesteading
30k  subs
Welcome! Join us for friendly discussions, questions, stories, tips, and inspiration on a wide variety of homestead topics. From gardens, herbs, orchards, to chickens, goats, llamas, alpacas, sheep, cows, bees, aquaponics, to cooking, fermenting, brewing, canning, to hunting, foraging, fishing, to home construction, cob, straw bale, insulated concrete, solar, arduino - and more. We're here to learn, and to share what we've learned!
https://reddit.com/r/Homesteading/
r/PostCollapse
31k  subs
A subreddit dedicated to collecting information is case of a Collapse of society, with the side goal of creating a downloadable wiki for use during one.
https://reddit.com/r/PostCollapse/
r/TinyHouses
174k  subs
A place for people interested in small or tiny houses.
https://reddit.com/r/TinyHouses/
r/preppers
103k  subs
Learning and sharing information to aid in emergency preparedness as it relates to disasters both natural and man-made. Insurance for tough times.
https://reddit.com/r/preppers/
r/Survival
561k  subs
The Wilderness Survival subreddit.
https://reddit.com/r/Survival/
r/collapse
123k  subs
Discussion regarding the potential collapse of global civilization, defined as a significant decrease in human population and/or political/economic/social complexity over a considerable area, for an extended time. We seek to deepen our understanding of collapse while providing mutual support, not to document every detail of our demise.
https://reddit.com/r/collapse/
Interesting stuff for the small flock community and the humane big flock community.
https://reddit.com/r/BackYardChickens/
r/Frugal
1m  subs
Frugality is the mental approach we each take when considering our resource allocations. It includes time, money, convenience, and many other factors.
https://reddit.com/r/Frugal/
r/aquaponics
35k  subs
The symbiotic cultivation of plants and aquatic animals in a recirculating environment. Below are some relevant links and subreddits - consider them as well when you are posting or looking for additional information.
https://reddit.com/r/aquaponics/
r/Bushcraft
103k  subs
Bushcraft and Wilderness Survival, Traditional Skills and Techniques.
https://reddit.com/r/Bushcraft/
r/minimalism
370k  subs
For those that appreciate simplicity in any form.
https://reddit.com/r/minimalism/
r/TrueReddit
439k  subs
A subreddit for really great, insightful articles and discussion. Please follow reddiquette, and READ THE ARTICLE before voting or discussing. Downvotes should only be used if something doesn’t contribute to intelligent discussion, not just because you disagree. Please use the report button if you see something that doesn’t belong.
https://reddit.com/r/TrueReddit/
* Share your fascinating links about renewable energy * Discuss new renewable technologies * Contribute news about renewable energy usage * Meet other renewable energy enthusiasts * Enjoy our functional design including * user flair * links to many related subreddits in the header menu * links to reddit specific information in the header menu
https://reddit.com/r/RenewableEnergy/
r/foraging
46k  subs
Info on finding, identifying, harvesting and cooking wild edible food.
https://reddit.com/r/foraging/
r/gardening
2m  subs
A place for the best guides, pictures, and discussions of all things related to plants and their care.
https://reddit.com/r/gardening/
r/OffGrid
14k  subs
A place to share all of your off-grid technologies, experiences, and advice.
https://reddit.com/r/OffGrid/
Sustainability is the ability of system to endure. While most people associate the term with the environment, true longevity requires social and economical sustainability as well as ecological sustainability.
https://reddit.com/r/sustainability/
r/environment
587k  subs
Current news, information and issues related to the environment.
https://reddit.com/r/environment/
r/BuyItForLife
599k  subs
For practical, durable and quality made products that are made to last. **Reminder:** Please use the search function before making a request. [Mission Statement](http://www.reddit.com/r/BuyItForLife/comments/jtjuz/bi4l_mission_statement_rules_etc/)
https://reddit.com/r/BuyItForLife/
r/Homebrewing
487k  subs
Welcome brewers, mazers, vintners, and cider makers!
https://reddit.com/r/Homebrewing/
For Backpackers who Hike with Camping Gear in their Backpack. Tips, trip reports, back-country gear reviews, safety and news.
https://reddit.com/r/CampingandHiking/
r/offbeat
469k  subs
Offbeat: funny, weird, sad, strange or quirky news that's just....just offbeat :)
https://reddit.com/r/offbeat/