Root Cellaring: Natural Cold Storage of Fruit & Vegetables by Mike and Nancy Bubel is one of the best books to be found on root cellars - how to make them and how to use them. Root Cellaring explains which vegetables to plant for storage in the.
Root Crop Storage Bin- root veggies like carrots and beets will stay fresh all winter, just fill with layers of damp sand or sawdust, alternating with layers of carrots or beets, and put in a cool, dark place. Squash can go right in the bin without sand.
Michelle writes: How do you cure root crops like potatoes and carrots to last longer than a couple weeks? I’ll be tipping over 2 of my three potato towers to see how that turned out but now wondering how on earth I preserve potatoes for an extended time.