Smart Root Cellar

Root Cellar

We decided that our little farm needed a root cellar to store our produce in.  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.



One response to this post.

  1. Posted by Pego on May 10, 2013 at 10:15 pm

    Love it, tho it bears remembering that root cellars only work as such where the ground temps are fairly low. In my region this would only be a dry-storage cellar, keeping at a fairly pleasant 70 to 75-ish, which is too high for root cellaring. In our warmer regions we need other contraptions like spring houses to get that nice refrigerator effect


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