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Founded in 2017, the Market Gardener Institute is an impact-driven social enterprise dedicated to educating and empowering growers who change the world through the simple act of growing healthy food for their community. Learn more about the company’s history, mission and values in the latest news.
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“A Model of Biointensive Farming to Transform Global Agriculture”
“We want to replace mass agriculture with a mass of farmers”
“Earn a Good Living Without a Tractor: A Market Gardener Tells You How”
Jean-Martin Fortier’s farm sells $140,000 of food on an acre and half. Now he wants to help others do the same.
“Grow Better, Not Bigger: An Interview with Jean-Martin Fortier, Author of ‘The Market Gardener'”
In this exclusive interview, author and market farmer Jean-Martin Fortier sums up his recent U.S. book tour for “The Market Gardener,” a 2015 winner of the prized American Horticultural Society book award.
“Want to Get ‘Back to the Land’? You’re Not Alone”
Each generation has had one common desire: to live a more honest, ethical life of self-sufficiency and oneness with nature.
“J.M. Fortier and the Rise of the High-Profit Micro Farm”
One man is on a mission to prove that it’s possible to make (good) living farming.
Our students in the news
Find out how our students are changing the world by growing healthy food for their community.
“This Toronto farmer wanted to address inequity in agriculture. Now she’s helping youth start and operate their own farms”
“There are no tractors at Ecolibrium, where a reverence for soil and sustainability drive this season’s motto: ‘Farm. Cook. Connect.’”
“Working towards food sovereignty in Palestine”
“An urban farm embarks on its first season, determined to serve its community”
When Hameed and Ayo Bello moved to Springfield, they quickly realized access to healthy food was limited for people of limited means. They set out to change that.
“Seeds: Bright Hope Family Farm”
Lainey and Andy Johnson were sitting in Lainey’s father, Dave Martelle’s, church when a line from a hymn inspired the name of their farm.