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A change of pace for world-class cricketer Matthew Hayden.
Matthew Hayden's Home Ground will appeal to anyone who's ever dreamed of making their family's life just that little bit better.
Created by The LifeStyle Channel, this unique and intimate six-part series goes beyond growing produce, cooking and interviews, it's a story about a world-class cricketer choosing a new life... the country life. Passionate about his family, the outdoors and food, this is Matthew Hayden's journey back to his home town, exploring what home means to him as he works to make his ideal a reality. Retiring from the Australian cricket team last year Matthew is on a quest to achieve a more self-sufficient, sustainable and enriched lifestyle for his family as he discovers what is best to grow and graze in order to live the good life.
“After years of cricket, touring, training and team-work, I’ve decided to focus on some of my other passions and dedicate some time and energy to my little corner of the world,” said Matthew Hayden. “The farmer in me wants to reconnect with the land, the cook wants to grow his own veggies and the dad wants his kids to know where their food comes from. Like a lot of people, I just want to do things a little bit better.” Guided by project manager and horticulturist Nicole Moon, Matthew will explore the myriad of options open to him.
In each hour long episode he’ll visit local growers, decide what to grow or raise at home and treat family and friends to a meal based on the produce he’s just sourced. As the series progresses, he will source ingredients from his own garden as his dream of a flourishing homestead becomes a reality.
Premieres Sunday 6 June at 6.30pm... Read more.