Building a Homestead Root Cellar eBook
If youve dreamed of building a root cellar in your backyard so you can safely and easily store food through the winter and shelter your family in storms, Building a Homestead Root Cellar will walk you through the process of creating your own Root and Storm Cellar, step by step.
25 DIY Root Cellar Plans & Ideas to Keep Your Harvest Fresh Without Refrigerators
Do you want to store your harvest fresh without electricity? Here are 25 DIY root cellar plans and design ideas that you can build in your backyard.
Root Cellar Designs, Eco Friendly Natural Cold Storage Solutions
Root cellars are timelessly popular, eco friendly and cheap storage solutions that allow to keep food fresh for a few months
1 Way Poor People Can Buy Land With No Money
Believe it or not, owning a piece of land in the countryside is not a pipe dream. In fact, it is very doable if you make smart decisions.
9 Places to Scavenge After SHTF - Ask a Prepper
There are many phases in a total collapse of society. In the earliest stages you will find that people are simply trying to figure it all out. In this phase
Trial by Abuse
In 2005 I saved some true seed from some Nepalese blight resistant potatoes. I grew several hundred seedlings. Below are some of the tubers from that first year 2006. Over the last four years I have grown them out every year, usually treating them really badly. For example, one year I didn't get around to lifting them till it was time to plant them again. Other years I have forgotten to weed them. A couple of years ago we taste tested them with the students from the Kinsale Permaculture…
Chic Sea Captain’s House
Common construction methods of root cellars: Digging down into the ground and erecting a shed or house over the cellar. Digging into the side of a hill (easier to excavate and facilitates water drainage). Building a structure at ground level and piling rocks, earth, and/or sod around and over it. This may be easier to build on rocky terrain where excavation is difficult. Most root cellars were built using stone, wood, cement, and sod. Newer ones may be made of concrete with sod on top.
So, we are currently finishing our basement! WooHoo! I can not wait for it to be done and have ALL that space to use to organize the madnes...
How To Build A Root Cellar
This is a great project on how to build a root cellar or a secret underground bunker if that is what you want. For those unfamiliar with the term, a root cellar is an underground room that acts like a natural refrigerator, maintaining temperatures in the mid 30's F in the winter and mid 50's in the summer.