Research - Jim O'Gorman

Jim O'Gorman is well known as “The Dirt Doctor.” He has taught his horticultural techniques to many eager students and is sought after for his produce. He features in the Kathleen Gallagher documentary “Earth whispers Papatūānuku” and is the subject of Rachel Patching’s documentary “the Dirt Doctor” screened on BBC Knowledge in 2014.



Please download Dirt Doctor presentations (PDF Format) from conferences he has attended:


Dirt Doctor Conference Presentation

Dirt Doctor Urban Eden Workshop

Dirt Doctor Compost Creation

Compost Tea and Soilfood Web


Compost Handout

One Organic Village Trust

Urban Eden Handout