The market gardener : A Successful Grower's Handbook for Small-scale Organic Farming. / Jean-Martin Fortier.
- ISBN: 9781550925555 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2014.
Les Jardins de la Grelinette is a micro-farm located in eastern Quebec, just north of the American border. Growing on just 1.5 acres, owners Jean-Martin and Maude-Helène feed more than two hundred families through their thriving CSA and seasonal market stands and supply their signature mesclun salad mix to dozens of local establishments. The secret of their success is the low-tech, high-yield production methods they've developed by focusing on growing better rather than growing bigger, making their operation more lucrative and viable in the process.The Market Gardener is a compendium of la Grelinette's proven horticultural techniques and innovative growing methods. This complete guide is packed with practical information on: Setting-up a micro-farm by designing biologically intensive cropping systems, all with negligible capital outlay Farming without a tractor and minimizing fossil fuel inputs through the use of the best hand...
Electronic reproduction. New York : New Society Publishers, 2014. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 6192 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 10415 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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