“American’s have become accustomed to what is considered essential for a good quality of life. Running water, electricity, central heat and air, a spacious home with a fully stocked pantry and at least two cars in the garage is considered ideal. So why would three families decide to turn their backs on modern conveniences to live off the grid?
Each family has their own reasons for choosing this way of life. For some, reconnecting with their family is paramount. For others, the challenge of becoming self-sufficient is what drives them. Variety reports that for three months the Kemp, Elliott, and Watford families will attempt to live off the land and “unplug” their children from all technology.”