Newfoundland and Labrador Root Cellar Bibliography


Newfoundland Root Cellars:

Boland, Connie. "Cool Digs." Downhomer 17.4 (September 2004):72-78.

Braye, Crystal. "ICH Program Awarded Grant to Document Root Cellar Traditions" ICH Update 26 (June 2011).

"Cheap Chills." Canadian Geographic 122.1 (2002): 23.

Cruickshank, Tom. "What do you do with 134 root cellars?" Harrowsmith
Country Life 32.202 (2008):40-42.

Dyer, Alison. "Cellaring: Self-sufficient and Food Secure." Weblog post. Root Cellars Rock! Food Security Network of Newfoundland and Labrador, 30 Apr. 2009.

Dyer, Alison. "The Upstairs Cellar." Saltscapes 10.1 (January-February
2009): 24-25.

Elton, Sarah. "The Food Storage Secret Our Grandparents Knew." The Globe
and Mail, Food and Wine sec. 2 Nov. 2010.
Web. 6 June 2011.

Gray, Pamela Jane. "Traditional Newfoundland Foodways: Origin,
Adaptation, and Change
." MA Thesis. Department of Folklore.
Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, 1977.

MacKinnon, Robert. "Farming the Rock: The Evolution of Commercial
Agriculture around St. John's, Newfoundland, to 1945." Acadiensis
(1991): 32-61.

Mellin, Robert. "The Material Culture of Tilting, Fogo Island,
Newfoundland." The Canadian Journal of Irish Studies 26.2/27.1 (Fall
2000- Spring 2001): 49-73.

Murray, Hilda Chaulk. "Root Cellars: Reminiscences of growing up in
Maberly." Newfoundland Quarterly (Summer-Fall 2001): 8-11.

Omohundro, John. " 'All Hands Be Together': Newfoundland Gardening."
Anthropologica 37.2 (1995): 155-171.

"Root Cellars Becoming Cool Again." CBC News., 7 Aug. 2011.

"Root Cellar Pride." Land and Sea. CBC. 27 Feb. 2006. Television.

Building a Root Cellar:


Bubel, Mike. Root Cellaring Natural Cold Storage of Fruits & Vegetables.
North Adams: Storey Pub., 1991. Print.

Maxwell, Steve, and Jennifer MacKenzie. The Complete Root Cellar Book:
Building Plans, Uses and 100 Recipes. Toronto: Robert Rose, 2010.


"Building A Root Cellar." Organic Gardening. Web. 16 June 2011. .

Cornell Cooperative Extension. "Storage Guidelines for Fruits and
." Cornell University. Web. 16 June 2011.

Harrison, H. C. "Storing Vegetables at Home." University of Wisconsin,
1996. Web. 17 June 2011.

Newton, Sandy. "Root Cellars: How to Keep It Cool." The Old Farmers Almanac. Web. 21 June 2011.

"Root Cellars." Squidoo. Web. 17 June 2011.

"Root Cellar Basics." Adventures in Local Food: A blog of the Food Action
Committee of the Ecology Action Centre. 13 Dec. 2010. Web. 15 June

Wixson, Cheryl. "Root Cellars: Safe and Secure from the Corporate Food
." Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association. 2008.
Web. 16 June 2011.