An annotated bibliography of the foundational works behind today's Sustainable and Organic Agriculture movement, put together by the US Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library.
A talk about the Haughley Experiment, given by Lady Balfour at an IFOAM conference in Switzerland.
Elliot developed a system of humus/fertility restoration by rotating plowed fields into grass for four to eight years.
An organic classic. Lady Balfour organized a farm, Haughley, where comparative experiments were done to prove the superiority of organic methods. It also states the organic case thoroughly, passionately and reasonably.
A poetic, passionate and concise statement of the beliefs of the Organic Farming movement by the second wife of Sir Albert Howard.
The organic gardening and farming movement arrived in the United States in the early 1940s. J.I. Rodale was the prime mover. Within a few years tens of thousands were swept up by Rodale's evangelical enthusiasm. Most of this book probably consisted of articles in early issues of Organic Gardening Magazine.