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Friday, December 8 • 10:15am - 11:45am
Appropriate Tools and Technology for Emerging Small-Scale Market Gardeners LIMITED

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Jean-Martin Fortier is an internationally recognized successful farmer that has written the popular book The Market Gardener. He has spent the last 10 years developing well-honed systems for managing only a few acts that generate both high production and profits. Since having described the farming methods illustrated in his book, he has continued to improve his operations by leveraging, developing and adapting new strategies for continuous improvement. In this workshop, he will share the new tools, tech and techniques he uses on his farm and how they are best integrated in his farming systems.

This workshop will be streamed live on www.facebook.com/stonebarns/

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Natalie Childs

Assistant Market Gardener, Editor/Writer, Ferme des Quatre-Temps/Guts Magazine
Natalie Childs is an assistant market gardener at the Ferme des Quatre-Temps, in Hemmingford, QC. She has many years of experience working on small and medium-scale organic vegetable and fruit farms across Canada, and is also an editor and writer for gutsmagazine.ca, where she’s written on many topics, including unpaid and underpaid farm internships and migrant farm labor in Canada... Read More →
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Ariane Desjardins

La Ferme des Quatre-Temps
After studying and working in different fields, Ariane discovered her true passion after an internship at Concordia University’s City Farm School program. A teaching environment that combined her interest for healthy local food and community outreach. She then went on to pursue... Read More →
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Jean-Martin Fortier

Farmer & Author, La Ferme Des Quatre-Temps
Jean-Martin Fortier (JM) is a farmer and owner of La Ferme Des Quatre-Temps, an educator and author specializing in organic and biologically intensive cropping practices. His award-winning book, The Market Gardener, places a strong emphasis on intelligent farm design, appropriate technologies and harnessing the power of soil biology, as key components of successful farming... Read More →

Friday December 8, 2017 10:15am - 11:45am EST
West Haybarn