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Farm Hub & Root Cellar

Organic farm hub with buried root cellar

2013 Sustainable Building & Design project

Circle Organics grows amazing vegetables, and they needed an amazing place to wash, process and store those vegetables, as well as accommodations and meeting space for farm workers.

A two-story “barn” features an open veggie processing space on the main floor and meeting and office space upstairs. A large root cellar is attached to the barn and buried under a hill to provide naturally stable temperatures for vegetable storage. This is a one-of-a-kind hub for a leading, innovative organic grower.

 

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Straw bale walls with hydraulic lime plaster finish

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Buried quonset hut root cellar

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Locally milled wood siding and flooring

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Energy efficient building enclosure with cellulose insulation

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