Building an Outhouse - Homesteading and Livestock - MOTHER EARTH NEWS
If you're establishing a homestead in a remote area, building an outhouse is something you'll probably want to do in short order. A properly managed privy is at least as healthful for people and land as a septic system.
How to Build an Outhouse With Plans
When moving to a remote homestead with no plumbing, an outhouse quickly moves from a quaint decoration and conversational piece to an absolute necessity. Contrary to popular myth, a sturdy, well-designed and maintained outhouse is not a dingy latrine.