I've discovered that there are plenty of food plants that can be grown indoors during the cold half of the year, and few require any kind of special equipment.
Mache grows in loose, low rosettes and is also known as: lamb’s lettuce, corn salad, field salad, nut salad, and Rapunzel. It’s a cool-weather crop and in zone 9b doesn’t need winter protection.
You don't have to stop gardening just because winter is approaching. Learn how to keep growing food with cold frames!
Food security is at risk everywhere, and if we want to ensure that we don't go hungry, we need to take matters into our own hands. This means cultivating our own food in whatever space we have available.