Our thoughts may turn to spring, but the root cellar is full of delicious veggies. Our bodies are not quite ready for baby leaf lettuce, so enjoy these recipes now. […]
In the Root Cellar
A Root Cellar Overview
Read Cheryl’s article about Root Cellars on mofga.org
Root Cellars: Safe and Secure from the Corporate Food Train
Read the publication on the Main Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association website. Illustration courtesy of University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Watermelon Radish & Kale Salad
With the winter season is approaching and temperatures dropping into the thirties, I’m stocking our root cellar. Bags of bright orange carrots, purple-top turnips, rutageba, and beets from King Hill […]
Visit to the Root Cellar
The best way for me to “visit” our winter vegetable supply is to pop up a trap door in the kitchen floor and climb down a ladder into the root […]
Guide to Storing Garden Vegetables
by Eric Sideman, PhD – MOFGA’s Organic Crop Specialist Cheryl Wixson, P.E. – MOFGA’s Agricultural Engineer Apples Use caution when storing apples with other vegetables as they give off ethylene […]
Licensing the Home Food Processor Kitchen
Are you interested in increasing your revenue stream by adding value to the products that you grow by manufacturing jams and jellies, or by selling additional products such as breads […]
The Time is Right for Brussel Sprouts
Tender, sweet and delectable “mini” little cabbages, Brussel sprouts are one of my favorite vegetables.
Winter Root Cellar in April
A recent “shopping” expedition to my root cellar highlighted the joys of our long and cold winter.
Root of the Matter
This is the season of the roots; root vegetables, that is. To access our winter produce, I pop open a trap door in the kitchen floor and climb down the […]
Cleaning Up the Roots & Slaw Recipe
Now that spring has declared itself, there are hundreds of chores to do to continue keep our table set with good food. One task is cleaning up the roots. Roots […]
Root Cellar French Onion Soup
Due to a variety of circumstances, it has been a month since I’ve checked our roots. Hundreds of pounds of carrots, turnips, cabbages, rutabegas, daikon, onions, celeraic, parsnips, apples and […]