Root Cellaring: Natural Cold Storage of Fruits & Vegetables

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Storey Publishing, Sep 1, 1991 - Cooking - 320 pages
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Stretch the resources of your small backyard garden further than ever before, without devoting hundreds of hours to canning! This informative and inspiring guide shows you not only how to construct your own root cellar, but how to best use the earth’s naturally cool, stable temperature as an energy-saving way to store nearly 100 varieties of perishable fruits and vegetables.

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User Review  - 2wonderY - LibraryThing

Starts (counter-intuitively by me) with planting crops, but eventually gets around to describing root cellars. The important things I drew from the book are dirt/gravel flooring, and high and low ventilation. Read full review

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User Review  - hjjugovic - LibraryThing

This is a truly comprehensive reference on root cellaring: selection of storage vegetables, planting strategies, storage techniques, construction information on various styles of root cellars ... Read full review

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About the author (1991)

Mike Bubel co-authored the classic best-selling guide Root Cellaring with his wife, Nancy. They were avid gardeners for many years in Philadelphia and then on their farm in Wellsville, Pennsylvania. 

Nancy Bubel, co-author of the classic best-selling guide, Root Cellaring, was a gardening columnist for Country Journal magazine and wrote for Mother Earth News, Organic Gardening, Horticulture, Family Circle, Womans Day and New Shelter magazines. She was a member of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society and the Society for Economic Botany, and a life member of both the Seed Savers Exchange and the Friends of the Trees Society. 

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