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JM Fortier works with hand tools in his market garden

Internationally recognized as an expert on small-scale organic vegetable production, Jean-Martin Fortier has made it his mission to share his expertise and vision to support the multiplication of small ecological farms and thus promote a global agricultural transition towards food systems based in nature and community.

Jean-Martin Fortier is the founder, with his wife Maude-Hélène Desroches, of Les Jardins de la Grelinette in Saint-Armand, Quebec. The internationally recognized micro-farm is known for its high productivity and profitability.

Based on Les Jardins de la Grelinette proven track record, he publishes in 2012 The Market Gardener, A Successful Grower’s Handbook for Small-Scale Organic Farming.