#11 Broccoli and Cauliflower
As long as they haven’t been exposed to chilling temperatures, both broccoli and cauliflower can last a couple of weeks if you store them in a root cellar.
#12 Sweet Potatoes
Sweet potatoes are also good options when it comes to long-term storage. Storing them in a cool, dark location. Like regular potatoes, they’ll keep for up to 4-6 months.
Tomatillos should ideally be refrigerated, but these tasty little fruits can also be stored at room temperature for several days to a week, often longer, if they aren’t totally ripe when you bring them in.
Bring tomatoes in when they are green or just barely ripe. Put them in the dark and once they’re ripe, you’ll have a supply for 2 or more weeks.
#15 Jerusalem Artichokes
You can store Jerusalem artichokes in cool, humid conditions (ideally packed in sand) for around 2-5 months.
Leeks can last up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator, but can also be stored in a root cellar for up to 4 months.
#17 Brussels Sprouts
Brussels sprouts can be stored in a root cellar for a long time.
Cabbages can be stored long-term. Red cabbage will store better than green.
Rutabaga will store for 3-4 months in a root cellar. They’re also nutrient-dense. The best way to store rutabaga is in a bucket filled with damp sand.
#20 Dried Beans
You can store dried beans in jars for up to a year.