See how to go about building a walk out root cellar using a septic tank. You can buy new septic tanks for a reasonable price by shopping around. Sometime the tank may have a little chip or a patchable area that makes it unusable as a septic tank so the seller will usually give a pretty generous mark down on it.
The root cellar has been around for centuries, long before there were electricity, refrigerators, and air conditioners. It turns fresh fruits, vegetables, and even meats last longer when stored in a cool, dark and dry environment. The root cellar was designed to provide all of the aforementioned conditions without needed to run expensive equipment with electricity.
The DIY project described in this article shows the reader how easy it can make their own root cellar.
This how to for building a walk out root cellar using a septic tank is from, Mother Earth News.
This article and Do It Yourself project is perfect for the homesteader looking for the best place to store their fresh fruit, veggies, and preserved meats. What really makes it perfect is that it does not require any electricity to provide the best conditions for what you want to store in it.
Benefits of reading Homesteading 101: Building a Walk Out Root Cellar Using a Septic Tank
Learn how truly easy it can be to build your own root cellar on your land inexpensively.
The DIY project describes all of the things that are necessary for you to have on hand to get started.
It also describes all of the steps that will necessary to be taken to get from start to finish.
There are numerous full-color pictures that help to provide a good visual reference of the project.
Raised in rural Montana and educated in Mechanical Engineering and Sustainable Development, Paige Raymond combines a practical mindset with a passion for self-reliance and sustainability. With expertise ranging from mechanical solutions and food preservation to emergency preparedness and renewable energy, Paige is a proud author with more than 5000 published articles.
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