first attested 1915.
Examples from the Web for back-to-nature
Of all the people to look up to for a back-to-nature stance, why the monster from Spahn Ranch?
This is not a plea for a back-to-nature movement, for the simple life, for a life which tends away from industrialism.The Psychology of Nations|G.E. Partridge
He was ready for almost anythingshort of an imitation of that back-to-nature hero of a popular novel.Nothing But the Truth|Frederic S. Isham
Class Fours periodically "rough it" in back-to-nature movements.Teething Ring|James Causey