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Buried Treasure: Preserve the Harvest in a Root Cellar
Infographic by CustomMade
Imagine eating homegrown cabbage, beets, potatoes, onions, carrots, apples, and other produce on a winter evening, without the use of canning or refrigeration. Before home refrigerators, this scenario was commonplace thanks to the low-tech root cellar.
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Originally published by Jake Lemkowitz, illustrated by Alessandra Olanow on westelm.com
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“A lot of produce ends up as waste in this country, due to unsightliness. A survey of farmers in California suggests that it is anywhere from 5 to 30 percent of the harvest.”
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Written by Abby Quillen, Published on Fix.com
Our ancestors built root cellars, underground structures that kept food at a consistently cold temperature year round. Depending on individual needs, it may be worth building a root cellar or another type of food storage system if you don’t have ideal conditions to store winter crops. But before you start digging or building, it’s important to assess whether the chosen dwelling – probably a garage, shed, basement, cellar, or unheated room – already provides the ideal conditions for storing some food.
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