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Root cellaring, as many people remember but only a few still practice, is a way of using the earth's naturally cool, stable temperature to preserve perishables. Anyone can build a root cellar and store fruits and vegetables safely and naturally using a cool, dark space (even a closet!) and the advice in this book. Paperback, 320 pages.
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 earths naturally cool, stable temperature as an energy-saving way to store nearly 100 varieties of perishable fruits and vegetables.
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.
the most complete book on the subject you are likely to find.
Backwoods Home Magazine
a book that has become a durable classic a manual that delivers detailed guidelines for storing fruits and vegetables in the most simple way possible.
The Province (Vancouver, British Columbia)
The name Bubel is synonymous with practical, hands-on experience
I highly recommend Root Cellaring. Its the only book you need on the subject.
Maine Organic Farmer & Gardener
"The most complete book on the subject you are likely to find."