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Profitable Small-Scale Farming:
Essential Tools & Techniques

Jean-Martin Fortier

  • Organic Farmer, Author, Speaker

Learn to maximize profits on small farming plots from one of Canada’s most recognized and influential organic growers, Jean-Martin Fortier. During this one-day training, Fortier will provide in-depth instruction on optimizing cropping systems for intensive methods of production.

Included in the $84 enrollment fee:

Fortier’s book, “The Market Gardener: A Successful Grower’s Handbook for Small-Scale Organic Growing,” breakfast from Crêpe Bar, and lunch from Pane Bianco along with a performance by local band Jared and the Mill.

A limited number of reduced-fee scholarships are available. Contact Kelly Young at the U of A Cooperative Extension,, for more information. Enrollment closes Sunday, October 25.

This event is made possible by ASU's Food Systems Transformation Initiative in collaboration with the U of A Cooperative Extension, Steadfast Farm, National Young Farmer’s Coalition, Pane Bianco, and Crêpe Bar.

Friday, October 30, 2015
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.