We were honoured to have Jean-Martin Fortier visit Bethany Garden on Tuesday July 28. About 50 farmers came to see the garden, and hear what Jean-Martin had to say. It was a great opportunity for farmers to get together and talk shop in the middle of the summer! Colleen and Michael, along with the Sisters of St Martha, were wonderful hosts. I was so impressed with the garden and with this year’s apprentices!!! Even though the day had a bit of rain, the atmosphere was super positive. Jean-Martin seemed quite touched.
Michael and Colleen did a great job demonstrating the different techniques and tools they use in the garden. JM, who put much of the system together and wrote about it in his book The Market Gardener, was very encouraging.
Here are a few photos from the day:
Thanks to everyone who visited Bethany Garden!