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The Lost History of Organic Farming in Australia

Paull, John


It has not been previously reported that the world’s first “organic” farming society was the Australian Organic Farming and Gardening Society (AOFGS) which was founded in Australia in October 1944. The association was based in Sydney, New South Wales, and the first issue of its journal, the Organic Farming Digest (OFD), was dated April 1946. This was Australia’s first, and the world’s second, “organic” farming journal. The eighteen month delay between the founding of the society and the first...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008-12
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Organic Systems


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