Building a backyard root cellar is not a new trick.
In fact, it’s an ancient one.
It’s one of the oldest survival tricks in the book.
But is utilizing the earth for refrigeration still necessary?
In America, there’s an appliance called a refrigerator, duh!?
Our $3,000 stainless refrigerators and chest freezers take care of all our food preservation needs.
Plus, we have an overabundance of reliable power to run those things forever, everyone knows that.
No one needs to (or cares to) store their food underground anymore, right?
WRONG. [Read more…]