Leafy vegetables will grow in shade if the weather’s warm enough. I grow lots of spinach, lettuce, chard and herbs like mint and parley in my rainy Australian winters without ever getting direct sunlight because the sun is too low in winter and my fence is too high.
I grew great looking cucumber plants in shade but no cucumbers grew.
Getting married means "We're in love, so let's tell the police!" - and invite this tiny ad to the wedding:
Perennial Vegetables: How to Use Them to Save Time and Energy