Les Jardins de la Grelinette, an globally acclaimed micro-farm known for its high productivity and profitability employing low-tech, high-yield methods of agriculture, was founded by Jean-Martin Fortier and his wife Maude-HÃ©lÃ¨ne Desroches. Jean-Martin has more than a decade of expertise in mixed organic farming and is a leading practitioner of biologically intensive cropping methods. He's written articles for publications including Canadian Organic Grower, La Terre de Chez Nous, and Farming for Market on his efforts. He also works as a tool and equipment advisor for firms like Johnny's Selected Seeds and Dubois Agrinovation on a part-time basis. This book's original French language edition, Le Jardinier-MaraÃ®cher, was published in Fall 2012 and has sold over 15,000 copies.