Below is a video featuring an eight minute segment of ABC’s “Nightline” program from May 15, 2008. Before you write it off as out of date, consider the ideas and examples put forward.
It’s an example of survival gardening and urban homesteading. It’s about a simple life of self sufficiency.
What this family of four has done at their home in Pasadena, CA, is remarkable. Notice the attitude of wanting to avoid slavery to a nine to five job and consumerism.
This was aired before the biggest of the banks went through their respective crises in the fall of 2008. My guess is this family is still doing all right.