Quebec farmers Jean-Martin and Maude-Helene Fortier have figured out how to make 6 figures on a small plot of land in a place that's winter 9 months of the year. They write about it in their book The Market Gardener: A Successful Grower’s Handbook for Small-Scale Organic Farming.
The Fortier’s philosophy is “grow better, not bigger,” where"better" means not only better food from better soil, but also a better quality of life.
The couple’s approach to growing food is “biologically intensive,” incorporating permaculture methods like conservation tillage, building permanent beds (as opposed to creating new ones every season), and crop rotation.
Here's the whole article at Civil Eats.
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