I'm doing the same thing albeit on a smaller scale. Off grid education and security is a big future move and prepping hasn't really hit the mainstream.
I think Sandy is gonna change that. And given as newly interested people aren't gonna be from our "orthodoxy" they will need all the really basic 101 hand-holding type stuff they can get.
If for the past 8 years I was concentrating on similar business concepts I'd be rather wealthy instead of scraping by as I do now. Something inside me it telling me it's far from too late an I (as we all) have unique skills and perspective to bring to the table.
I believe you can message me through this site. I'd be happy to bounce some ideas back and forth with you. And unlike some of my peers I still believe very strongly in partnership and collaboration.
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