root cellar

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Rammed Earth Tires + Pallets + Scrub Pine = Root Cellar

Quickly into the research and design of the root cellar, it was obvious that a stick-framed cellar of ponderosa pine would only last about 4-5 years in the ground. Not gonna cut it. After a bit of digging around and consulting with some experienced builders, a root cellar design emerged that uses locally abundant waste … Continue reading

Root Cellar 101

As the design stages of the root cellar progress, I took the time to do some research and consult some do-it-yourselfers along the way. If you are serious about constructing a root cellar, check out the book Root Cellaring: Natural Cold Storage of Fruits and Vegetables. It is one of the few comprehensive books on … Continue reading