“…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. It’s the only book you need on the subject.”
Maine Organic Farmer & Gardener
In Root Cellaring, the Bubels tell how to successfully use this natural storage approach. It's the first book devoted entirely to the subject, and it covers the subject with a thoroughness that makes it the only book you'll ever need on root cellaring.
Root Cellaring will tell you:
* How to choose vegetable and fruit varieties that will store best
* Specific individual storage requirements for nearly 100 home garden crops
* How to use root cellars in the country, in the city, and in any environment
* How to build root cellars, indoors and out, big and small, plain and fancy
* Case histories -- reports on the root cellaring techniques and experiences of many households all over North America
Root cellaring need not be strictly a country concept. Though it's often thought of as an adjunct to a large garden, a root cellar can in fact considerably stretch the resources of a small garden, making it easy to grow late succession crops for storage instead of many rows for canning and freezing. Best of all, root cellars can easily fit anywhere. Not everyone can live in the country, but everyone can benefit from natural cold storage.
This book is much more useful in some climates than in others. There were a number of recommendations that i can't use in Alberta because our growing season is shorter and we get a... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Gal Gone Green
My daughter is into natural foods and homesteading and this was a gift for her. She likes the tips in it very much. It's got a "can do" attitude to it, ie. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Snowy Angel's Mom
Easy to understand, easy to read, really helpful if planning to store fruits and vegetables all over North America! A Must.Published 16 months ago by Sarah Bergeron
i would give it 5 stars but love n it would be wierd.
recommend to purchase
dang still need more words
For anyone who grows their own vegetables and needs to store them, this is a great book. Easy reading. Very adaptable to different contexts.Published on Dec 26 2012 by Seth Levinson