[Market-farming] Cooler/root cellar

beverly henkel bchenkel at conpoint.com
Sun Jul 16 13:37:15 EDT 2006


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bill Bradshaw" <billbradshaw at hughes.net>
To: "Market Farming" <market-farming at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Sunday, July 16, 2006 11:27 AM
Subject: Re: [Market-farming] Cooler/root cellar


> Lynn, it is my option to build the largest cooler you can afford. I am 
> sure
> you will soon find that you will out grow a 6'x6'. Old milk truck body 
> make
> good coolers and can be bought in my area for around $500.00, an inline
> thermostat can be installed to control what ever temp is needed. Also a 
> room
> air  conditioner can work for small areas but a thermostat should be
> installed so that you have control. Bill
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Lynn Wigglesworth" <lynnw1366 at hotmail.com>
> To: "Market Farming" <market-farming at lists.ibiblio.org>
> Sent: Sunday, July 16, 2006 10:14 AM
> Subject: [Market-farming] Cooler/root cellar
>
>
>> I'm thinking of making a combination walkin cooler and root cellar
>> (small...6x6 or 6x8). In spring/summer/early fall it would be a cooler 
>> for
>> produce (I'm outgrowing the refridgerator I bought for my farmstand). In
>> the fall, it would be kept a little warmer with high humidity to store
>> winter squash and root crops (I'm thinking of becoming a producer for a
>> winter CSA in the area...I NEED year-round income). I can still use the
>> fridge for lettuce, kale, and other cool-weather greens. I've found lots
>> of plans on the internet for both a cooler and a root cellar...do you
>> think the combination will work? Or does it need to be separate rooms? 
>> And
>> do I need a real refrigeration unit, or will something like a small room
>> air conditioner work to keep produce cool? I have to keep the cost
>> down...both building it and running it.
>>
>> Lynn Wigglesworth
>> Cowbridge Farm
>> Tioga Co. PA
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