Above Ground Root Cellars – Enjoy Your Local Produce Longer

Above Ground Root Cellars – Enjoy Your Local Produce Longer

When you can’t dig a traditional root cellar, there are still above ground root cellar type options that will allow you store fruits and vegetables longer. For those in cold climates – there are a number of above ground options that can help you store  your harvest without processing. For those in warm climates –…

Root Cellars 101 – Root Cellar Design, Use and Mistakes to Avoid

Root Cellars 101 – Root Cellar Design, Use and Mistakes to Avoid

In this article we’ll talk about 5 basic things you must include in a root cellar design, plus 10 tips for fruit and vegetable storage. There’s also a printable storage guide for over 30 fruits and veggies, and links to additional information at the bottom of the post. A root cellar is a great low-cost…

Home Food Preservation – 10 Ways to Preserve Food at Home

Home Food Preservation – 10 Ways to Preserve Food at Home

There’s never been a better time to learn how to safely preserve food at home. Home food preservation helps you stock up and save money, whether you’re growing your own food or buying in bulk. It adds variety to meals, and the flavor of home preserved foods can knock the socks off of most commercial…

The 5 Easiest Vegetables to Store (Perfect for Home Gardens)
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The 5 Easiest Vegetables to Store (Perfect for Home Gardens)

In this post I’ll discuss the easiest vegetables to store and how to store them. These veggies are on my “must plant” list, because they  require little or no processing and last reliably for months. They should be a staple in every vegetable garden, or “stock up” item from the farmers market.