The Fundamentals of Root Cellaring

Root cellaring can help you enjoy fresh produce all year long.



127-074-01
What can a root cellar do for your? It can give you fresh endive in December; savory Chinese cabbage in January; juicy apples in February; crisp carrots in March; and sturdy potatoes in April.
ILLUSTRATION: MONICA FORRESTALL
127-080-01
Space between the shelves and walls allows fresh air to circulate around the produce, thus preventing the produce from getting moldy.
KEITH HEBERLING
127-080-01a
Co-author Nancy Bubel, cellar-bound with her garden's bounty
PHOTO: MICHAEL BUBEL
127-074-01tab
If you can mantain between 32 and 40 degrees Fahrenheit, you have an excellent storage place.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF
127-081-01
These root cellar plans should get you started on your way to year-round vegetable storage.
KEITH HEBERLING
127-082-01
What can a root cellar do for your? It can give you fresh endive in December; savory Chinese cabbage in January; juicy apples in February; crisp carrots in March; and sturdy potatoes in April.
KEITH HEBERLING











Subscribe Today - Pay Now & Save 66% Off the Cover Price

First Name: *
Last Name: *
Address: *
City: *
State/Province: *
Zip/Postal Code:*
Country:
Email:*
(* indicates a required item)
Canadian subs: 1 year, (includes postage & GST). Foreign subs: 1 year, . U.S. funds.
Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
Non US and Canadian Subscribers - Click Here

Lighten the Strain on the Earth and Your Budget

MOTHER EARTH NEWS is the guide to living — as one reader stated — “with little money and abundant happiness.” Every issue is an invaluable guide to leading a more sustainable life, covering ideas from fighting rising energy costs and protecting the environment to avoiding unnecessary spending on processed food. You’ll find tips for slashing heating bills; growing fresh, natural produce at home; and more. MOTHER EARTH NEWS helps you cut costs without sacrificing modern luxuries.

At MOTHER EARTH NEWS, we are dedicated to conserving our planet’s natural resources while helping you conserve your financial resources. That’s why we want you to save money and trees by subscribing through our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. By paying with a credit card, you save an additional $5 and get 6 issues of MOTHER EARTH NEWS for only $12.00 (USA only).

You may also use the Bill Me option and pay $17.00 for 6 issues.