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Join our vibrant community of thousands of growers from all over the world sharing knowledge, support, and inspiration.

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Starting and running a farm is not easy. You don’t have to do it alone.

On our exclusive community platform, serious growers like yourself come together to meet and support one another, get answers and advice, learn from the experts, participate in growth challenges, access exclusive offers from our partners, and more.

What you get

  • Exclusive content directly from Jean-Martin Fortier
  • Educational presentations from noted experts
  • Exclusive discounts on tools and supplies
  • Focused peer-to-peer conversations
  • Private messaging between community members
  • Regional groups and local networking
  • Special invitations to in-person and virtual events
  • Early access to technical resources and information
  • Monthly growth challenges and themes

Loved by small farmers all over the world

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Market Gardener Community?

Starting and running a farm is not easy. You don’t have to do it alone. The Market Gardener Community is our exclusive, private community platform. It’s an all-in-one online space where dedicated growers come together to meet and support one another, get answers and advice, learn from experts, participate in challenges, access exclusive offers from our partners, and more.
You can message other members privately, share content, access our resource library, take part in online meet ups and workshops, and more. Think of the Market Gardener Community as a social media platform geared specifically towards small scale farmers, but without the distractions and inconveniences.

How much does access to the Market Gardener Community cost?

Access to the Market Gardener Community is included with all our courses. The number of months included depends on the course.  We are exploring the possibility of offering access to all interested parties in the future for a small fee.

Who is the Market Gardener Community NOT right for?

If you’re not interested in being engaged, curious, open to learning, sharing what you know, you won’t get much out of this.
Or if you’re the kind of person who likes to troll people or unleash their anger on others online, stay away! We will flag any disrespectful, violent, or rude conduct, and kick anyone out who doesn’t abide by our Community Guidelines.

How do I gain access to the Market Gardener Community?

The Market Gardener Masterclass community is a private community reserved exclusively for students of our courses at this time. We are exploring the possibility of offering access to all interested parties for a small fee.

Who is the Market Gardener Community for?

Anyone serious about market gardening, vegetable growing or small-scale farming who is looking for a place to share their questions, their progress and to meet like-minded folks with these interests.

How is the Market Gardener Community different from social media?

We created this community to offer a space focused on market gardening, without the distractions, overwhelm and inconveniences of traditional social media platforms. We specifically designed this online space with the needs of market gardeners in mind, and for market gardeners and aspiring growers. So everyone here shares your passion, along with knowledge you can benefit from. Our team is dedicated to this platform in order to make it a place you want to hang out in. We will be working on offering exclusive content and opportunities you won’t find anywhere else, and on improving it continually.
The Market Gardener community lets you private message any other members, start group chats, share content, access our resource library, take part in online meet ups and workshops, and more. This is your platform! The more committed you are, the more you’ll get out of it.

Interested in learning more?