Jean Martin Fortier will speak on on Intensive Growing for Small Farm Profitability

Jean Martin Fortier - The Market Gardener

Jean Martin Fortier – The Market Gardener

Join Jean-Martin Fortier, farmer and author of The Market Gardener on Saturday, November 21 from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm at Hope & Main, 691 Main St. Warren, RI .

Learn how to earn six-figures growing on a small plot from Jean-Martin Fortier, one of Canada’s most recognized and influential organic growers. He is the author of The Market Gardener: A successful grower’s handbook for small-scale organicfarming. This book shares techniques, tools and technology making a small market garden highly productive and profitable.

Jean-Martin’s workshop will offer in-depth instruction on intensive production methods to optimize cropping systems.

The Market Gardener

Les Jardins de la Grelinette

Jean-Martin Fortier is the founder of Les Jardins de la Grelinette, an internationally-recognized micro-farm known for exceptional productivity and profitability under low-tech, high-yield production methods. A leading practitioner of biologically intensive cropping systems, Jean-Martin has facilitated over 50 workshops and conferences in Europe, Canada and the US promoting micro-scale farming as an alternative lifestyle. He is heading to New Zealand and Australia this winter after his visit to NOFA/RI.

The Market Gardener

Advanced registration is recommended for this workshop as space is limited. Learn more and register here. Jean-Martin’s book “The Market Gardener” will be available for sale.

Thank you to our sponsors: Hope & Main and the RI Department of Environmental Management’s Division of Agriculture via a USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Grant.