The Market Gardener's Toolkit is an educational documentary produced by Possible Media featuring Jean-Martin Fortier, small-scale vegetable grower and author of the bestselling book The Market Gardener, A Successful Grower's Handbook for Small-Scale Organic Farming. In the film, he shares his tools and techniques for successful, profitable, human-scale vegetable growing.
From soil preparation to strategies on dealing with insect pests, discover how this micro-farm manages to generate $150,000 in sales annually – without the use of a tractor or any heavy machinery.
Filmed over an entire growing season in Quebec’s beautiful Eastern Townships, The Market Gardener’s Toolkit offers an unprecedented insight into the daily operations of the farm, from seeding to transplanting, from weeding to harvesting.
The goal is to increase production and have more of a life every year. When we produce more, we want to work less. — JM Fortier
No matter the scale of your project, whether a small urban farm or a full-scale commercial market garden, this film will offer valuable information and help make your operation more efficient and profitable.