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Portable root cellar

Portable root cellar

October 11, 2018
From do-it-yourself project instructions to fruit and vegetable…
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Root cellars for sale

Root cellars for sale

October 1, 2018
At Food Farm in northern Minnesota, Janaki Fisher-Merritt is getting back to his roots. This second-generation farmer is putting a modern twist…

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DIY cellar conversion

DIY cellar conversion

April 24, 2018
Damp - tanking walls – Tanking wet or damp walls - How to solve wet and damp walls with tanking, what methods are there of tanking and information…

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Root cellar plans

Root cellar plans

April 19, 2018
What is a Root Cellar A root cellar is an underground room or storage area used for keeping foods at a constant, cool, and low humidity environment…

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Tanking out a cellar

Tanking out a cellar

January 9, 2018
How to Tank a Cellar Cellars are often damp and unusable beyond storing the odd bottle of wine and old tin of paint. If you want to make full…

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Creating a root cellar

Creating a root cellar

November 24, 2017
By Steve Nicolini We have finally completed our 4 years-and-running earthbags building project. We wanted a natural cold storage for all of the…

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Potato cellar

Potato cellar

November 4, 2017
Our ancestors knew how to preserve food—they had root cellars , storing large amounts of produce in the cool underground. This allowed them to…

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Conversions, cellar

Conversions, cellar

October 18, 2017
Converting your cellar is a smart investment as it is an affordable way to expand your living space that will also increase the value of your…

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Building a root cellar into a hill

Building a root cellar into a hill

July 27, 2017
INTRODUCTION Old timers were smarter than we think. Their understanding of root cellaring as an art or science led to the construction of simple…

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Root cellar temperature

Root cellar temperature

June 28, 2017
Wherever it is, the space for a cellar needs to be in an area that doesn t get too warm and stays free of frost—a consistent temperature year-round…

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Modern root cellar

Modern root cellar

June 18, 2017
In 2008, root cellars were back in vogue, according to The New York Times. Our grandparents who stored gourds and other produce underground were…

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Cellar Conversions

Cellar Conversions

May 17, 2017
Basements and cellars are very different. A basement is a story partly below curb level but having at least one-half of its height above the…

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Root cellar door

Root cellar door

May 9, 2017
The cool, moist and dark conditions of a root cellar make it the perfect place to keep many fruits and vegetables crisp and delicious for weeks…

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Basement root cellar

Basement root cellar

March 11, 2017
The great thing about cabbage, carrots and all the other crops, as David Cavagnaro and Nancy Bubel describe in the two previous articles, is…

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Tanking, cellar

Tanking, cellar

March 7, 2017
Converting a damp cellar or basement can be a surprisingly inexpensive way of increasing living space and can substantially increase the value…

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