Vegetables And Fruits Store At Room Temperature For A Long Time Without Needing a Refrigerator

Vegetables And Fruits Store At Room Temperature For A Long Time Without Needing a Refrigerator

#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.

#13 Tomatillos

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.

#14 Tomatoes

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

Jerusalem Artichoke Plant Starting Tips

You can store Jerusalem artichokes in cool, humid conditions (ideally packed in sand) for around 2-5 months.

#16 Leeks

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.

#18 Cabbage

Cabbages can be stored long-term. Red cabbage will store better than green.

#19 Rutabagas

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.

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