A Transition approach to food could mean supporting local farmers who draw on sustainable growing methods like agroecology (an ecological approach to agriculture, viewing agricultural areas as ecosystems), or learning to grow your own food, or preserving seasonal produce or even building a community root cellar
When built a big root cellar
back in 1989, I thought I was the only one still interested in old-fashioned things like this.
With many outbuildings, including a working smokehouse and root cellar
, it was once a thriving cattle farm from the late 1800s into the early 1900s.
Some may recognize Chesman from her blog, Roots and Leaves; her association with Mother Earth News; and/or her many cookbooks, most recently The Pickled Pantry and Recipes from the Root Cellar
And things only get worse from there: Shortly after this episode, the body of a young girl, perhaps twelve or thirteen years old, is discovered in a root cellar
a short distance away, the body apparently having been there for several months.
Her topics include the foundation, considering economics, resourcefulness and sagacity, framing and closing, on giving and receiving, a little (more) help from friends, inside the root cellar
, foundation of the food chain, and life's winter.
I built my root cellar
from a never-used concrete septic tank following the plans in your April/May 2014 issue ("Root Cellar
Plans: Take It Underground").
Cyril is archivist for the Duke of Wellington's Regiment and secretary of the Huddersfield and District Veterans' Association and he had already started researching names on the Honley War Memorial and came to the society's base in Meltham called Root Cellar
to continue his research in greater depth.
Old Sturbridge Village historians will demonstrate a variety of ways to prepare and preserve and fruits and vegetables and will offer tours of the root cellar
and the Village orchards.
Trapped in the root cellar
of their Arizona homestead, Grace is an unwilling witness to the brutal murder of her family by villains plotting to claim the land.
The promised hydrogen boom never did come to pass, but the concept hasn't languished in the root cellar
The fresh-focused Market Hall incorporates the store's Alberta Meat Market, Banj's Red Hot Smokehouse, Healthy Choices, the Root Cellar
, Floral and Market Produce.