17 DIY Root Cellars For The Homestead

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A great way to keep food chilled throughout the year is to use a root cellar. There are many types of DIY root cellars for the homestead you can build. This includes a custom design to more traditional plans.

The DIY root cellars listed below range in terms of their size, building resources, and the skill level needed for construction. If these are too big or costly, consider these 18 DIY root cellar alternatives.

1. Build a root cellar using cob as insulation.

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photo by cobandon.blogspot.com

2. Build a DIY root cellar that doubles as a storm shelter.

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photo by gizmoplans.com

3. Build an earthbag root cellar.

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photo by wildernesscollege.com

4. Build a DIY pallet root cellar.

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photo by theepicenter.com

5. Dig a hobbit hole wood cellar.

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photo by farmlet.wordpress.com

6. Build an awesome underground cinder block wood cellar.

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photo by robertsprojects.blogspot.com

7. Build a mini-root cellar.

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photo by gardenclub.homedepot.com

8. Bury a school bus to use as a root cellar.

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photo by goodshomedesign.com

9. Hide a root cellar in an old building.

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photo by homeshalom.blogspot.co.uk

10. Use a dead freezer as a DIY root cellar.

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photo by lifehacker.com

11. Learn the proper way to set up a root cellar on  your property.

12. Convert a boat into a root cellar.

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photo by pinterest.com

13. Build an in-ground DIY root cellar.

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photo by motherearthnews.com

14. Build an underground root cellar.

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photo by wikihow.com

15. Make a simple DIY root cellar.

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photo by theprepperjournal.com

16. Build a root cellar space into a deck.

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photo by pinterest.com

17. Turn a shipping container into a root cellar.

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photo by thehomesteadingboards.com


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