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Located in Pocantico Hills, NY, Stone Barns is a laboratory for learning and catalyzing a culture of informed, healthy eating.

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By educating people about food and farming, we're encouraging the food citizens of tomorrow to make healthier life choices for themselves and the planet.

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Appropriate Tools and Technology for Emerging Small-Scale Market Gardeners

This select session of the Young Farmers Conference was live streamed on our Facebook page on Friday, December 8th, 2017 at Stone Barns Center.

Appropriate Tools and Technology for Emerging Small-Scale Market Gardeners

Jean-Martin Fortier is an internationally recognized successful farmer that has written the popular book The Market Gardener. He has spent the last 10 years developing well-honed systems for managing only a few acts that generate both high production and profits. Since having described the farming methods illustrated in his book, he has continued to improve his operations by leveraging, developing and adapting new strategies for continuous improvement. In this workshop lead with Ariane Desjardins and Natalie Childs, he shares the new tools, tech and techniques he uses on his farm and how they are best integrated in his farming systems.

Speakers: Jean-Martin Fortier, Ariane Desjardins and Natalie Childs