Software tools for the small scale grower

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Crop Planning and Record Keeping

The best tool I have found for small scale organic growers is AgSquared ( This...

Strategies to enhance the local food system

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Strategies to enhance the local food system

I will start by clearly stating my biases towards small scale organic production. Small scale...

Training for the next generation of small scale growers: Creating Success

Friday, December 16, 2016

How do new growers get the training they need to start into the business? What is small scale organic vegetable farming and what’s required to be production...

Books to Start With

Friday, December 9, 2016

Here is a recommended list of books to start your growers library with:

The Market Gardener, Jean-Martin Fortier -

Learning the Craft

Friday, December 9, 2016

How does a person learn the craft that leads to operating their own successful small scale market garden enterprise?

I will share my own experience...

A Framework for Building a Successful Plan

Friday, December 9, 2016

To develop a successful production and financial plan requires a solid framework for evaluating decisions. The one that we have found that closely matches...

Definition of Small Scale Market Gardening

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

First let me define what I mean by small scale market gardening. I am referring to growers with a land base of 1/2 to 5 acres of tillable land. They...

Welcome to our conversation on Small Scale Market Gardening.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Since this is my first blog post I want to let you know that everyone regardless how your experience to express your ideas, concerns and insights to...

Welcome to our conversation on promoting the craft of small scale market gardening.

All are welcome to participate regardless of experience.