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Rockstar Farmer Jean Martin Fortier is coming to Nelson!

Posted by Darcy Smith on February 24, 2014

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LEARN SIX FIGURE FARMING FOR SMALL LOTS Kootenays we love you – so much that we’re bringing Jean-Martin Fortier to Nelson. He can’t wait to check out the area. If your farming vegetables, thinking about getting into selling at the market, and want to take a great day-long training – this workshop is for you. Jean Martin Fortier’s micro-farm in Eastern Quebec feeds more than 200 families through his thriving CSA, market stands, and supplying local establishments. For more than a decade the market garden has provided their only household income, generating close to $140,000 in annual sales with a profit margin … Continue reading Rockstar Farmer Jean Martin Fortier is coming to Nelson!

March 9 – Rockstar Farmer Jean Martin Fortier in Kelowna

Posted by Darcy Smith on February 22, 2014

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LEARN SIX FIGURE FARMING FOR SMALL LOTS We’ve been joking around at Young Agrarians for a while about how farmers should be rockstars. So when we found out Jean-Martin Fortier was coming to BC, thanks to the good folk at FarmStart – we decided to brand the campaign: farmer rockstar. If your a new farmer working the vegetables or someone considering getting into farming – don’t miss this workshop! Jean Martin Fortier’s micro-farm in Eastern Quebec feeds more than 200 families through his thriving CSA, market stands, and supplying local establishments. For more than a decade the market garden has provided … Continue reading March 9 – Rockstar Farmer Jean Martin Fortier in Kelowna

March 12 & 13 – Jean-Martin Fortier in Kimberly & Cranbrook

Posted by Darcy Smith on February 19, 2014

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LEARN SIX FIGURE FARMING FOR SMALL LOTS Jean Martin Fortier’s micro-farm in Eastern Quebec feeds more than 200 families through his thriving CSA, market stands, and supplying local establishments. For more than a decade the market garden has provided their only household income, generating close to $140,000 in annual sales with a profit margin of around 45%. Jean-Martin marries smart, intensive farming with solid business sense—all while finding time to enjoy life. In this workshop, and in his new book, The Market Gardener, Jean-Martin Fortier demonstrates how adopting intensive methods of production can lead to optimal cropping systems. He will discuss how to: —Set up a micro-farm … Continue reading March 12 & 13 – Jean-Martin Fortier in Kimberly & Cranbrook

March 16 – Rockstar Farmer Jean Martin Fortier is coming to Victoria

Posted by Darcy Smith on February 19, 2014 1 Comment

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LEARN SIX FIGURE FARMING FOR SMALL LOTS John, Paul, George, and Ringo, who? When we think rock star, Jean Martin Fortier is more our style. Jean Martin Fortier’s micro-farm in Eastern Quebec feeds more than 200 families through his thriving CSA, market stands, and supplying local establishments. For more than a decade the market garden has provided their only household income, generating close to $140,000 in annual sales with a profit margin of around 45%. We like to think of him as Canada’s own Eliot Coleman 2.0. Young Agrarians is thrilled to host Jean Martin Fortier at Fernwood Community Centre in Victoria … Continue reading March 16 – Rockstar Farmer Jean Martin Fortier is coming to Victoria

Rockstar Farmer Jean Martin Fortier in Richmond March 7

Posted by Darcy Smith on February 11, 2014

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LEARN SIX FIGURE FARMING FOR SMALL LOTS John, Paul, George, and Ringo, who? When we think rock star, Jean Martin Fortier is more our style. Jean Martin Fortier’s micro-farm in Eastern Quebec feeds more than 200 families through his thriving CSA, market stands, and supplying local establishments. For more than a decade the market garden has provided their only household income, generating close to $140,000 in annual sales with a profit margin of around 45%. We like to think of him as Canada’s own Eliot Coleman 2.0. Young Agrarians is thrilled to host Jean Martin Fortier at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Richmond … Continue reading Rockstar Farmer Jean Martin Fortier in Richmond March 7

Jean Martin Fortier & The Market Gardener Tours BC!

Posted by Sara Dent on January 17, 2014 3 Comments

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Young Agrarians is thrilled to host Jean Martin Fortier for a five stop workshop tour around BC. Please help us get the word out! THE WORKSHOP: Six Figure Farming for Small Plots: how you can start a market garden and make it both productive and profitable— without a large acreage or big capital outlay! “If you’re serious about farming, I urge you to attend Jean-Martin Fortier’s workshops while he’s in BC. I have toured farms all over the west coast of North America, and I have yet to see anyone compare in production methods, soil management, crop health, product quality, and most importantly a … Continue reading Jean Martin Fortier & The Market Gardener Tours BC!