What To Store In A Root Cellar

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A root cellar is a wonderful tool for storing your hard earned food. What to store in a root cellar? Here is a handy chart with optimal storage temperatures and storage times. Vegetable Ideal Storage Temperature (F) Relative Humidity (percentage) Average Storage Life Beets 32 95 1-3 months Cabbage 32 90-95 3-4 months Carrots 32 …

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Using A Root Cellar to Preserve Food

Using a root cellar to preserve food is a practice used for many centuries. With cold weather upon us, everyone should be working to save their harvest, either by storing or preserving. Canning, drying, and freezing, are good ways of preserving your crops such as beans, corn, peas, peppers, summer squash, and tomatoes. They need …

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How to Store Root Crops

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Learn how to store your root crops. Don’t lose a single plant to waste by learning how to store them safely and with the most taste intact. Have your fall garden of root crops mature as late as possible by planting as late as possible. Cold weather sweetens the roots and you’ll be putting the …

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The Root Cellar

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What comes up must go down… Unearthing the Contemporary Root Cellar By Anne Dailey & photography by Jennifer May As we evolve as a society, various tools and technologies disappear from our daily lives, rendered obsolete by modern innovation. Butter churns, horse-drawn wagons, stone foundations and cast iron cook stoves faded first from use, then …

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