The Lean Farm Guide to Growing Vegetables

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With this book I believe Ben has taken our craft to new levels.
— Jean-Martin Fortier, author of The Market Gardener
This book is a must for any market grower who wants to push the boundaries of profitability while finding life balance at the same time.
— Curtis Stone, author of The Urban Farmer

Give your farm a boost. Learn lean. Ben's in-person workshops and speaking this year:

Honolulu Hawaii, August 29-30, 2017, Hawaii Agricultural Conference

Seattle, WA, November 1, 2017, Focus on Farming Conference

Selmer, TN, November 27-29, 2017, Market Gardener Tool Summit

Millersburg, OH, January 11, 2018, Mid-Ohio Growers Meeting

Traverse City, MI, Jan 26, 2018, N. Michigan Small Farm Conf., all-day training 

Lewes, DE, Feb 2-3, all-day training and farm tour, email Nancy Beaumont at for info.

Morgantown, WV, Feb 24, 2018, West Virginia Small Farm Conference, keynote and 1-hr workshop

Pikeville, KY, Mar 10, 2018, Pikeville Farmers Market, all-day training, email Joyce Pinson at for info.

Nashville, TN, Lean Enterprise Institute, one-hour workshop, Mar 26, 2018

Spokane, WA, Food & Farm Expo, all-day training and keynote, Nov 2-3

We are an artisan farm located 7 miles east of Goshen, Indiana. We sell our food to Goshen-based restaurant, through the Maple City Market, at the Goshen Farmers Market, and through two cooperative CSAs. The farm has twice won Edible Michiana's Reader's Choice award.