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Mastering
Greenhouse Production

Get The Hang Of Greenhouses
From Their Selection To Crop Itineraries

Maximize Your Efficiency And Start Growing Crops In A Greenhouse

Mastering greenhouse production is a game changer that will increase your yields and revenues substantially without having to grow on more land. However, there is a lot to know when it comes to buying, installing and managing one. This greenhouse production course brings together all the most important information you need to know to reduce errors, improve efficiency and increase your bottom line.

Mastering Greenhouse Production

Format
Online Course
Price
$599 USD
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Who is this course for?

  • Committed beginner market gardeners who need guidance for their greenhouse project.
  • Serious gardeners who need to learn everything about greenhouse from selection to management.
  • Established producers who wish to increase their production efficiency with greenhouse crops.
  • Conventional farmers transitioning to smaller or organic operations who wish to learn more about bio-intensive greenhouse vegetable production.

Turn greenhouse production to your advantage

  • Avoid costly errors by demystifying the complexity of buying, installing and managing a greenhouse
  • Learn tips and tricks about greenhouse fertility and pest management
  • Increase your production efficiency with detailed greenhouse crops itineraries
  • Grow a loyal customer base by bringing a diversity of produce throughout the whole season

Improve your skills to

Grow consistent
crops

GET A HIGHER
SUCCESS RATE

MAKE MORE
PROFIT

FEED YOUR
COMMUNITIES

Course features

This online course provides precise written and video instruction, to give you the exact methodology, tools and techniques needed to grow crops successfully in a context of heightened efficiency.

ENGAGING VIDEO TUTORIALS

DETAILED
TECHNICAL SHEETS

illustrated step
by step Ebook

Course content

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TECH SHEETS
MODULE 1

Welcome

In this short video, you’ll get a quick overview of the key learnings you’ll get in this course and get insights from JM Fortier’s 20+ years of experience as a successful market gardener.

MODULE 2

Choosing and Installing Your Greenhouse

chose, install greenhouse

Choosing the right greenhouse and its equipment can be tricky. This module is there to help you to approach this process in the right way and to make the right decisions. You’ll get insight on how to choose your greenhouse, how to position it on your farm site, how to install it and which equipment is interesting for your context. Get the right equipment right from the start and don’t make costly mistakes!

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MODULE 3

Greenhouse Management

Fertility and pest management are really key to assure great yields and plant health. This module will show you how to properly do electrical conductivity tests to keep track of your fertility program in your greenhouse. Beneficial insects are also covered so you can choose which beneficial insects to use for common pests in greenhouses.

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MODULE 4

Greenhouse Tomatoes

greenhouse tomatoes

Greenhouse tomatoes are the #1 crop in the market garden. It needs a lot of skills and attention to make the most out of this crop. In this course, you’ll also have access to our complete method for tomato grafting (which can be also used for eggplant production). When mastered, this crop will reward you greatly!

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MODULE 5

Greenhouse Cucumbers

greenhouse cucumber

Greenhouse cucumbers are loved by most people and they are very productive. This is what makes them such good money makers. They are a tricky crop, so in order to be able to have bountiful harvests every week, this module gives you all the details to grow nice greenhouse cucumber crops!

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MODULE 6

Greenhouse Eggplants

greenhouse eggplant

Greenhouse eggplants are challenging technical crops to grow, as they are susceptible to pests. However, growing eggplants in greenhouses makes them so productive and early! Having them week after week leads to customer loyalty and great incomes. It is a nice addition in color to a booth.

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MODULE 7

Greenhouse Bell Peppers

greenhouse bell pepper

Peppers are very popular, so it’s a great idea to consistently have them early and late in the season. Growing them in a greenhouse is a great way to achieve that. This module will show you how to give the peppers the right conditions to maximize their productivity.

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MODULE 8

Greenhouse Baby Ginger

ginger

Baby ginger is one of the most lucrative crops per unit area and it is highly dependent on heat, that is why we grow it in our heated greenhouse. It is low-maintenance, but high-yielding crop. The rarity of baby ginger provides a lot of excitement to customers.

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MODULE 9

Greenhouse Pole Beans

pole beans

Growing pole beans in a greenhouse is ideal because they can be trellised on the structure and grown earlier and later in the season. As they are so popular you will not have difficulty selling them. The vertical trellis offers fast picking, high yields and longer harvest periods.

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Meet the teacher

Jean-Martin Fortier

Farmer, educator and award-winning author

For over twenty years, Jean-Martin(JM) Fortier has been writing, teaching, and speaking publicly to raise awareness about the critical importance of human-scale regenerative agriculture to the development of sustainable and resilient food systems.

His best-selling book The Market Gardener (200,000+ copies sold) has established him since 2012 as a recognized expert on small-scale, bio-intensive vegetable production. JM’s methods, such as permanent bed systems, biointensive growing principles, and soil conservation techniques, have allowed him and his wife to make a good living from a small organic vegetable farm.

His current mission is to pass on this knowledge to thousands of farmers through his work at the Market Gardener Institute.

Meet Our Partner

Harnois Industries

Leading greenhouse manufacturers since 1965

For over 55 years, this North-American manufacturer based in Quebec has been manufacturing metal structures that are adapted to the specific needs of the agricultural sector.

A leader in its market in America, Harnois Industries designs engineered buildings and provides innovative solutions that meet the specific needs of horticultural and market garden producers.

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

The course comes with a 100% Money Back Guarantee for 14 days after the date of enrollment.
We understand that our program is a serious investment for a small-scale farmer, and we expect you to do your due diligence before purchasing our program to be certain that it is the right step for you. We cannot guarantee that taking our course is the right decision for you personally or financially.

If you sincerely engage with the course and don’t get the value or feel your learning style doesn’t match how we teach, we’ll happily refund the money you’ve paid us, given that you tell us exactly why it didn’t work for you within the 14 day period.

Frequently Asked Questions

Tell me more about the course

The Mastering Greenhouse Production course tackles every aspect of greenhouse production. You will find valuable and in-depth information on how to select the right greenhouse, how to position it on your farm site, how to install it and how to manage the crop you’ll produce in it. Greenhouses can be complex, that’s why this course is there to guide you toward the best choices. The course is self-paced, meaning you can check the video tutorials and technical sheets at your own rhythm. 

This course allows you to master the methodology, tools, and techniques to successfully grow greenhouse crops, adapted to the context of regenerative micro-farming. Each module includes video tutorials and downloadable technical sheets. Each video tutorial and technical sheet will give you in-depth step-by-step, yet straightforward instructions covering every stage of production, from seed to storage. 

 

Each technical sheet will give you : 

  • Crop info and the best cultivars to grow
  • Crop planning guidelines
  • Starting seeds
  • Spacing requirements 
  • Fertilization recommendation
  • Irrigation type and management
  • Implantation equipment and detailed itinerary
  • Weeding and maintenance instructions
  • Plant protection best practices
  • Best harvesting techniques 
  • Conditioning and storage instructions 

Our course is a technical program focused on agricultural production. It does not cover the commercial or legal aspects of farming or marketing. Also, this course focuses on greenhouse production. This does not cover working with living soil, whole season crop planning, field irrigation, in-depth tools instructions, cover crops, in-depth pest management, season extension, in-depth washing and conditioning techniques and tools. If you are interested in such topics, please consider joining our Market Gardener Masterclass course.

Please note that all content from this course is available in the Market Gardener Masterclass

Everything is online — no travel is required. You can go through the training at your own pace. Of course, the real test is in how you apply this education to your own farm or market garden.

The course requires approximately 12 hours to complete if done linearly. The real-time investment will be in implementing your learning in your farm project.

All our on-demand courses are accessible anytime.

After registering for the program, you will be prompted to create a user profile for accessing the training platform. You will then be able to take the course on any device connected to the Internet. Please note that you can only access our courses from one device at a time, whether it’s your smartphone, tablet, laptop, or desktop computer.

Our on demand courses are offered in English and French. All documents and text are offered in the language of your initial purchase. French speakers, please note that most of our videos are in English with French subtitles.

No. Our courses are designed to help people with real-life farming and gardening experience take their operations to the next professional level. Some of our students are just starting out, while others have a few growing seasons under their belts; some have been farming for decades — most have said that using our program has made a big difference in their business’s success.

Other questions?

Our program is designed as a comprehensive and evolving media library covering a wide range of aspects of successful market gardening. We believe that registering for our programs and studying their contents can provide a helpful head start in organizing and planning your farm. If you will be applying the methods we teach in the near future, you should definitely sign up. Access to the course materials does not expire, so when you have access to land, you’ll be able to use the course as a companion and guide. If your farm dream is a little more distant, and you’re at the stage of simply being curious about what it takes to get into small-scale regenerative farming, we suggest you take the introductory course Introduction to Market Gardening first.

Every situation is different, including climate, terrain, soil, markets, and more. While our methods are designed for vegetable production in temperate climates, from Mongolia to Argentina, we have students successfully applying our methods all over the world. Being a great farmer, knowing your crops thoroughly, and optimizing your production to be more efficient applies everywhere on the planet.

We accept all major credit cards including Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are always happy to help you.

Fees AND GUARANTEE

All courses come with a 100% Money Back Guarantee for 14 days after the date of enrollment.

We understand that our program is a serious investment for a small-scale farmer, and we expect you to do your due diligence before purchasing our program to be certain that it is the right step for you. We cannot guarantee that taking our course is the right decision for you personally or financially.

If you sincerely engage with the course and don’t get the value or feel your learning style doesn’t match how we teach, we’ll happily refund the money you’ve paid us, given that you tell us exactly why it didn’t work for you within the 14 day period.

We accept all major credit cards including Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express. For full payments of our Masterclass program ($1997 USD/1800€), we also accept PayPal. We are currently unable to accept checks or invoices.

This payment plan consists of three payments, exactly one month apart, on the same credit card through Stripe, our payment processing system. Please note that each payment must be made on the same card and that PayPal does not offer an installment plan option.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are always happy to help you.

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