Henry Shoobridge, Tasmania's pioneer of organic farming
Henry Shoobridge (1874-1963) was the pioneer of organic farming in Tasmania. He was the founder and the president of the island's earliest organic advocacy group, the Living Soil Association of Tasmania (1946-1960). The Shoobridge family had emigrated from Kent, England in 1822 bringing with them the hops cuttings with which they established hops as a successful primary industry in Tasmania and Henry followed his forebears in this work. Henry Shoobridge attended The Friend's School, the Quaker...[Show more]
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