The Market Gardener’s Toolkit

12
/ Nov
Saturday
2016

The Market Gardener’s Toolkit

Location
719 Vernon St., Nelson, BC
Venue
The Civic Theatre
Time
01:00 pm - 04:30 pm
Price
$10 general / $7 18 & under / $45 festival pass

AN AFTERNOON FOR FOOD PRODUCERS, GARDENERS AND SUPPORTERS OF LOCALLY GROWN FOOD

marketgardener-cat4inThe Market Gardener’s Toolkit (Canada, 2016, 79min): An educational documentary featuring Jean-Martin Fortier, small-scale vegetable grower and author of the bestselling book The Market Gardener, A Successful Grower’s Handbook for Small-Scale Organic Farming. In the film, he shares his tools and techniques for successful, profitable, human-scale vegetable growing. Discover how this micro-farm manages to generate $150,000 in sales annually – without the use of a tractor or any heavy machinery.

Schedule
Admission is for the full afternoon

1:00pm – Growing Local film
1:50pm – Intermission
2:00pm – The Market Gardener’s Toolkit
3:30pm – Live Skype-In Q&A w/Jean-Martin Fortier (The Market Gardener) & Discussion w/panelists, Nadine BenRabha (Kootenay Co-op) and Andrew Bennett (Kootenay Local Ag. Society)

(Stick around Nelson for the Closing Party @ The Spirit Bar)
 

 

Presenting Partners:

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