Expert homesteader, Marty Raney, along with his daughter Misty and son Matt, give struggling families a second chance at surviving off-the-grid. The stakes are high, but the Raney family is determined to prepare these families for nature’s worst and set them up for success.
Poisoned well water and a mystery predator plague an Arizona homestead. After the family dog is killed, the Raneys must act quick to stop the couple from becoming the next victims.
Fire is a constant threat for this Oregon homestead. Livestock should be meat, but here they are family pets. The Raneys must teach a hungry family to work together before its too late.
An isolated road becomes a death trap when a medical emergency strikes a secluded homestead. The Raneys face their first ever failed rescue.
A nightmare in North Carolina. A couple that is terrified to hunt and a ramshackle home with exposed wires in the shower and chickens in the living room. The Raneys have never seen a homestead like this.
The Raneys find a bee-keeper with hives attracting bears and a homestead too unsanitary for a child to visit. Marty builds a bathhouse and bush-engineers a windmill water pump, but violent winds threaten to derail his mission to reunite a family.
The Raneys must rescue an Arizona family under siege from livestock-eating coyotes & hungry cattle! While Marty and Matt try to build a massive livestock "fort" from three 40 foot storage containers, Misty must find a way to grow crops in the desert.
The Raneys must save an Oregon homestead trapped at the bottom of a 100 foot cliff separating them from four acres of land they need for food and livestock. Marty risks all forming a road up a bedrock cliff to a forest crawling with mountain lions.
The Raneys face a first: a homestead completely abandoned by a couple now stranded in an Ohio suburb. Hope lies solely in firing up a rusted old gas well and converting natural gas into light, heat, and power to shock this homestead back to life.
The Raney family goes to the Ozarks, where Marty spent his childhood homesteading and discover a malnourished couple and a moldy cabin that's making them sick. Massive electric storms hit, but the homestead must be built before Mother Nature wins.
Toxic land plagues this Kentucky homestead, so the Raneys must build the Rains family a hillside garden, turn a cave into a goat fortress, and find uncontaminated water deep underground.
Stranded on a cliff in their RV, amputee Jeff Tatsch and wife Carol need a livable home, water, and a place to grow food, so the Raneys build an entire cabin from scratch on solid ground and harness a source of water from a natural spring.