How to Build an Off-the-Grid Cabin

How to Build an Off-the-Grid Cabin

By Miyoko Ohtake / Photos by Jeffrey Jacobs
Suzanne Shelton’s life work is making sustainable lifestyles attractive and accessible.

She’s the CEO of the Shelton Group, a marketing company she founded in 1991 that works exclusively with environmentally focused clients. But in 2009, when she built an off-the-grid lakefront pavilion in Sharps Chapel, Tennessee, she found taking her own advice wasn’t so simple.

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