How Much Land is Enough to Live Off?

One of the best ways to prepare for an extended crisis is to relocate to a remote property where you can live off the land and be as self-sufficient as possible. If you’ve been a survivalist or a prepper for any amount of time, you’ve probably figured this out and have at least begun to think about how to make it happen. One of the primary issues most people face when trying to secure property to become self sufficient is determining how much land is enough to live off of successfully.

When you begin to think about buying land where you can live self sufficiently, there are a lot of things to consider. The standard recommendation for a family of four looking to produce the majority of food they eat is somewhere between 2 and 10 acres to feed themselves. The Food and Agricultural Organization estimates this number much higher, at 17 acres per person for complete self sufficiency.

But how much land is enough to live off of? The truth is there is no one right answer. In general, the more land you have, the more plentiful your options are. But, it is possible to live somewhat self


Originally posted on The Survivalist Blog