Gaz and Lou's Safe House

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Storing all that food you've grown

Feed your groupPosted by Judageddon Mon, January 26, 2015 11:07:26

Hello Survivors

When I was a teenager, my Grandad had an apple tree. It behaved like I imagined an apple tree would, in so much as it filled up with apples every year. Nan would make apple pies and apple sauce, but no where near enough to consume each yield. I assumed the rest were thrown away, given away, or composted. I asked Grandad which it was and he said none of the above. I thought he was joking when he told me that he kept them in drawers. that's right, drawers, like you'd use for your socks and T-shirts.

He wasn't joking. He showed me a tall chest of drawers in the spare room, full of carefully arranged apples, potatoes and carrots, all buried in dry compost. I thought he'd lost it, but no... burying is just one way of storing your excess crops through the winter.

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