Low Cost Refrigeration

The Cool Box [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JOAm0p0BuKM&w=420&h=315] How to Make a Pot in Pot Cooler [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfKgOpJc7Ps&w=420&h=315] Much of the content here on our Earthbag Building Blog is based on reader input and reader interest. We’ve already responded to thousands of comments and suggestions. I got an email the other day asking for advice about low cost … Read more

Cool Pantry is Complete!

It’s a thrill to announce the completion of our earthbag cool pantry. As you can read in previous posts, this structure is designed to keep food cool without electricity. It’s a simple design that anyone can build on the side of their house. Cool Pantry Update Cool Pantries: Storing Food Without Using Power

Cool Pantries: Storing Food Without Using Power

What’s the difference between a cool pantry and root cellar? Humidity. Root cellars are very practical for storing certain types of produce, and have been a key part of sustainable households for centuries. Root cellars are kept fairly moist in order to best preserve the crops that are stored there. However, the high humidity limits … Read more