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Winnie and Rob Sachno's root cellar in Pierrepont, NY.  (photo: Paula Schechter)
Winnie and Rob Sachno's root cellar in Pierrepont, NY. (photo: Paula Schechter)

More than roots in this cellar

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Root cellars were an essential part of nearly every home a hundred years ago. And along with an increase in the number of people growing their own food is the return to the root cellar. More than a basement, it's the cousin to canning and freezing and another way of preserving the harvest into the winter months. Todd Moe visited Winnie and Rob Sachno's root cellar on their St. Lawrence County farm for a closer look at a simpler way of storing food.

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Todd Moe
Morning Host and Producer

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