Storage

  • Storage

    Posted by Helene65 on October 10, 2022 at 12:04 pm

    Where do ppl in MS store food since there’s no cellars here? Does everyone build a hill and then burrow in a root cellar there? Idk how to store for winter . Thx

    Helene65 replied 11 months, 3 weeks ago 4 Members · 5 Replies
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  • Hanidu-Farms

    Member
    October 10, 2022 at 12:15 pm

    We have a similar challenge in Florida.

  • DeepSouthBamaGRITS

    Member
    October 10, 2022 at 4:37 pm

    I have the same problem here in coastal AL. Heat & high humidity are my biggest issues. I have a partially underground storm shelter made of concrete-filled cinder blocks & concrete floor but need to do some revisions since I don’t have the correct airflow needed (after watching Danny’s YT vid showing his proper air flow ventilation system). I also need to seal the concrete walls/floor since they are porous making it a moisture collector which defeats my purpose & adds to my problems. Now funds are an issue to correct both of those problems with the costs of everything skyrocketing like they are. I have used a box fan & a dehumidifier that helps but I’m looking for long-term solutions for the future when electricity may or may not be available or affordable.

    My storm shelter is built in the side of a hill that faces & slopes to the west so the door & part of that wall is exposed & why I call it a partially underground storm shelter. It is only covered with dirt on the outside wall about 2/3rds up due to the slope of the land. ANY SUGGESTIONS FOR IMPROVEMENTS?

    • Helene65

      Member
      December 9, 2022 at 12:27 am

      How would u have done it differently if u could do it over?

  • CrazyDazes

    Member
    October 10, 2022 at 5:49 pm

    Wehave s cellar but the tempts stay around 75 to 80 in the summer. Actually most of the year. We store sweet potatoes and reg potatoes but can or process everything

    • Helene65

      Member
      March 13, 2023 at 2:58 pm

      Yikes 75-70! That’s awful to this former Yankee lol Do u store pumpkins n squash, beets, rutabagas, turnips, carrots onions garlic etc? Or can all those?

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