We often get asked, as farmers, what do we do in the winter? In East Tennessee, in zone 6b, we are actually able to still harvest bunching greens, spinach, lettuce, and carrots through much of the winter with minimal protection, but we spend much of the winter seeding our spring crop. By mid-February, we have all of our spring seedlings seeded in the greenhouse, and most of our spring root crops seeded in the field. By the first week of March, we are transplanting those seedlings outside into the fields, and only six weeks later, we are harvesting. With the help of high tunnels (unheated greenhouses), seeding into the field and transplanting into the field can happen even three weeks earlier!