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25 DIY Root Cellars Plans & Ideas to Keep Your Harvest Fresh Without Refrigerators

25 DIY Root Cellar Plans & Ideas to Keep Your Harvest Fresh Without Refrigerators

These unique root cellar plans show you how to build a root cellar for food storage by adapting a new concrete septic tank.  Read more: http://www.motherearthnews.com/diy/root-cellar-plans-zm0z14amzreb.aspx#ixzz2wQ9IUSsA

Root Cellar Plans

These unique root cellar plans show you how to build a root cellar for food storage by adapting a new concrete septic tank. Read more: http://www.motherearthnews.com/diy/root-cellar-plans-zm0z14amzreb.aspx#ixzz2wQ9IUSsA

Root Cellar - the author said it cost about $1,000 for this 8x8 foot cellar: concrete blocks were $1 each at the time, and he used about 320. About $500 for concrete and mortar, and the remainder for rebar, wood, etc. He contacted a local gravedigger to use a backhoe to dig out the space for the cellar.

Root Cellar - the author said it cost about $1,000 for this 8x8 foot cellar: concrete blocks were $1 each at the time, and he used about 320. About $500 for concrete and mortar, and the remainder for rebar, wood, etc. He contacted a local gravedigger to use a backhoe to dig out the space for the cellar.

Do you want to build a root cellar as a food storage that doesn't need electricity? Take a look at these 10 considerations first.

10 Things to Consider When Building a Root Cellar - Homesteading and Livestock

Do you want to build a root cellar as a food storage that doesn't need electricity? Take a look at these 10 considerations first.

A root cellar is one of the ultimate tools of self-sufficiency and an excellent investment in self reliance.

Root Cellar - A Great, Self-Reliant Investment

A root cellar is one of the ultimate tools of self-sufficiency and an excellent investment in self reliance.

Before the Refrigerator, There was the Root Cellar. Here's How to Build One!    Stores: Jams, Salted Meat, Bread, Butter, Cheese, Milk and Cream, Apples, Potatoes, Carrots, Plums, Pears, Peaches, Tomatoes, Cabbage, Wine, Beer, Cider, Grains, Nuts, Dried food, Canned Food and MORE!

Before the Refrigerator, There was the Root Cellar. Here's How to Build One! Stores: Jams, Salted Meat, Bread, Butter, Cheese, Milk and Cream, Apples, Potatoes, Carrots, Plums, Pears, Peaches, Tomatoes, Cabbage, Wine, Beer, Cider, Grains, Nuts, Dried food, Canned Food and MORE!

If You’re Going To Bug In, Do It Right: DIY Bunker Plans & Above Ground Storm Shelters - From Desk Jockey To Survival Junkie

If You’re Going To Bug In, Do It Right: DIY Bunker Plans & Above Ground Storm Shelters - From Desk Jockey To Survival Junkie

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