Organic Knowledge provides professional services to the agriculture industry. With over 20 years international experience in the organic supply chain and a worldwide network of contacts, we can make a difference to your business.
We specialise in:
Organic Farming, Regenerative Agriculture, Conversion & Certification, Crop Production, Marketing Research, Project Management, Education and training, Processing and Supply Chain Compliance.
Contact us today to discuss how we can help you improve your business.
About our Founder, Alasdair Smithson
Alasdair has extensive practical experience in organic farming and has an honours degree in Organic Agriculture, from Aberystwyth, University of Wales. After working for the UK Soil Association for a number of years, Alasdair emigrated to Australia in 2005 and worked as Business Development Manager for the Biological Farmers of Australia in Brisbane.
He then ventured to Far North QLD and managed a 100-acre certified organic sweet corn and sweet potato farm. Before founding Munch Crunch Organics, an online CSA Home Delivery in 2007 and Co-writing Australia’s first Organic Market Report in 2008 In 2016 Alasdair played a significant role in helping Olivers Real Food become the worlds first certified organic Fast Food Chain and is currently Director and Co-Founder at GROW TWC. He now helps other farmers and businesses change to organic farming and processing methods and runs his-own certified organic farm.
Alasdair was previously a member of the UNE Organic Research Group, was on the Organic Federation of Australia Producer Council, was Chair of the Biological Farmers of Australia Horticulture Working Group, former President of the New Brighton Farmers Market and won Sustainable Farmer of the Year in 2014.