Man Living in a 10’x10′ Tiny House & Homesteading in the City

’s latest sustainable living project is to live in a DIY 100 ft² for two years while foraging and growing 100% of his own food in an area.
We are thrilled to be featuring Rob on our channel, and we learned so much from him just with this one video collaboration. In addition to living in his , he’s figuring out how to create his own cooking fuel using a , he’s growing his own toilet paper, and he even makes his own sea salt.

He built the tiny house in the backyard of someone who was looking to live more sustainably. In exchange for a place to build the home, he created a collection system, an extensive on the front lawn, a bio and composting system, and more.

Maybe start composting or eating more fresh food, creating less garbage, riding our bikes more, etc.
We also want to say a huge thank you to Brandon Kari for filming this footage of Rob and his tiny house homestead for us. You can check out Brandon’s work on his website here:

Thanks for watching!

Mat & Danielle



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    • I’m guessing you bum rides off people and hang out in coffee shops a lot. both externalities…..we are all hopelessly connected to the grid, as your property tax bill someone else is paying for police to prevent someone from taking your beeswax will demonstrate. Your still awesome, but not able to disconnect. that’t all….

    • You have interviewed a bum and a leach who sponges on someone else’s property and repeatedly commits felonies by robbing construction sites. Fix yourself

  1. Good work / video. However, what’s with all the elaborate, florid,… traffic cop hand gestures. They’re unnecessary, overused and distracting.
    Great video though.!!!

  2. This guy pays his own way every step. I don’t suppose everyone can manage this but I know there’s a lot of like-minded people who aspire to live like this until Life — you know, a wife and kids, say – intrudes. I wish I could’ve given this a try.

  3. Rob is probably now an Enemy of the State. I wouldn’t be surprised if the local government forces him out and charges him with a felony.

  4. Have you ever thought about living in another location for half the year to minimise your extremities of climate? If you could find another agreeable landowner.

  5. It’s all peace, love, and granola until the Building Inspector shows up. Good luck getting this setup passed by ANY building code.

  6. If everyone lived like this we would not have any taxe money to fix anything . For everyone to do this they would have to move down south

  7. The problem with this guys situation is that if the city catches wind of him there will be building inspectors and possibly even court for not being hooked up to all the city utilities. Bureaucrats have a certain idea of what constitutes reasonable quality of life and this mans lifestyle is not it no matter what his opinion is.

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