At the 2019 Nelson Conference we celebrated the life of Dick Roberts through the inaugural photo competition.
Dick was a professional photographer, dedicated Tree Cropper, founder in 1973 of the Willing Workers On Organic Farms scheme (now known worldwide as WWOOFing) and in 1975 he helped establish the Nelson Tree Crops Association.
He travelled extensively taking photos for his collection. Dick’s 300 acre Todd’s Valley Farm was used as an educational centre for conservation and ecology work and for creative land use with an emphasis on tree crops for every microclimate. [Read more…] about Inaugural Dick Roberts Photo Competition (2019)