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Film 'The Market Gardener's Toolkit' - Okines Community Garden

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Okines Community House (Orange Room)

510 Old Forcett Rd

Dodges Ferry, TAS 7173

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Filmtrotter and Okines Community Garden present: 'The Market Gardener's Toolkit'

Come and share a movie night with like-minded people.

An educational documentary in which small-scale organic farmer, educator and author Jean-Martin Fortier shares the tools and techniques used on his highly productive 1.5-acre farm. 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.

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.

Duration: 1 hour 18 minutes.

During the intermission time a group of amazing volunteers will serve homemade soup and give you the opportunity to chat and meet other attendees.


Jean-Martin Fortier

Jean-Martin and his wife Maude-Hélène are the founders of Les Jardins de la Grelinette, an internationally recognized micro-farm famous for its high productivity and profitability using low-tech, high-yield methods of production.

Jean-Martin’s acclaimed book, The Market Gardener: A Successful Grower’s Guide to Small-Scale Organic Farming, has sold over 50,000 copies, and he has been invited to talk all over Canada, the US, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and China.

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