How They Used To Do It. As told by Glenn Adamson © by Al Durtschi from Walton Feed original web site The first root cellars were usually dug with a pick and shovel. (In 1965 I used the front end loader on my tractor to dig the root cellar I’m using now.) The only wall we had to build was...
Helps and information on Root Cellars
Root Cellar BasicsInformation for this page was gleaned from chapters 7, 13 and 14 of Root Cellaring: The Simple No-Processing Way to Store Fruits and Vegetables By Mike and Nancy Bubel, Copyright 1979, Published by Rodale Press, Emmaus, Pennsylvania Cool and moist conditions are required for storing most vegetables. Because of this, when planning a root cellar, several things need to be taken...