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Alan Chadwick

For the Australian Paralympic shooter with a similar name, see Allan Chadwick.

Alan Chadwick (July 27, 1909 – May 25, 1980), English master gardener, was a leading innovator of organic farming techniques[1][2] and influential educator in the field of biodynamic/French intensive gardening. He was a student of Rudolf Steiner,[3][4] and is often cited[5] as inspirational to the development of the "California Cuisine" movement. Chadwick restaurant in Beverly Hills was named after Alan Chadwick.[6] His grave is marked by a stupa at the Green Gulch Farm Zen Center in California. Alan Chadwick is the subject of a 2013 retrospective by former University of California, Santa Cruz professor, Paul Lee, "There Is a Garden in the Mind: A Memoir of Alan Chadwick and the Organic Movement in California".[7]

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Notes

Note #1 was updated April 19, 2013.

Note #4 is now missing from the UC Davis site.

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Biographical information:

  • Alan Chadwick -- A Brief Biography
  • Chadwick, Alan
  • Alan Chadwick -- Cutting Edge Groundbreakers
  • Alan Chadwick is Gone
  • Alan Chadwick's lecture on anemone cultivation
  • A Tribute to Alan Chadwick, Master Gardener
  • Fire in the Garden
  • French Intensive Gardening: A Retrospective, News & Notes of the UC Santa Cruz Farm & Garden, Issue 112, Winter 2007
  • Alan Chadwick, Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University, Chadwick, Alan
  • Guide to the Alan Chadwick Papers, UC Santa Cruz Special Collections and Archives
  • Alan Chadwick, a Gardener of Souls A Resource Center about Alan Chadwick, his Gardens, and his Mission


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