Hey, all you gardeners out there! Is your winter veggie garden prepared yet? Will you be harvesting lettuce and spinach in January and tending to your Chioggia beets while the snow falls? For those of us who live in colder climates, it’s easy to associate autumn’s passing with an end to fresh, local vegetables. But with some careful planning, a bit of elbow grease, and the advice of organic gardening hero Eliot Coleman, we can enjoy delicious produce from our gardens all year long! Get started with your year-round gardening adventure by checking out this excerpt on growing leeks from Eliot Coleman’s The Winter Harvest Handbook: Year-Round Vegetable Production Using Deep-Organic Techniques and Unheated Greenhouses . The Winter Harvest Handbook  is available now.