Having a root cellar in your back yard is like having your own privae supermarket of fresh fruits and vegetables. Any time you need potatoes for dinner or an apple for a snack, just open the door and walk inside. Anything you need is right there on the shelves (provided, of course, you put it there in the first place).
But a root cellar is more than a convenience. In addition to provideing the security of having a supply of food on hand, a root cellar offers sanctuary. In an emergency, it could shelter yor family for a few hours, a few days, or even a few weeks if necessary.
A well-bulit root cellar can be a good investment. It will save you money for years to come, yet if you build the cellar yourself, the cost of materials is less thatn you would spend in one winter buying food at supermarket prices.
This is a step-by-step process that is well-documented and enhanced with diagrams.
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