Emma O'Connell grows kale in a hoop house during the winter

December 28, 2012 | 6:28 p.m. CST
Kale grows underneath a mini hoop house in Emma O'Connell's garden on Friday. O'Connell, who started the website Pick-A-Pepper, continues to farm throughout the winter.

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