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I imagine after the last few weeks, the idea of storing food isn’t seeming quite so crazy to a lot of folks in the country, but still, I hear all the time “I want to start building up a reserve but my husband/sister/mother in law thinks this is nuts.” So I thought I would repost…

The jars are emptying out here. Despite the fact that it was an unbelievably awful gardening year, somehow the canning jars filled up all the same, to the point that we actually ran out of pint and smaller jars. Now, boxes and cabinets are filling up with emptied jars, put away until I begin putting…

The definitive book on root cellars and the cold storage of vegetables is Mike and Nancy Bubel’s _Root Cellaring_, and I’m very fond of this book. Over the years, we’ve relied on it for all sorts of things, and it has helped us find a spot in our house suitable for natural, unrefrigerated cold storage…