Join Paul West on the road with Subaru as he explores some of Australia's best grower's markets.
Find out more about the real star of River Cottage Australia - Digger the Dog!
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In the first season of River Cottage Australia, Paul West only scratched the surface of the farm’s potential. During his time he tapped into a handful of people who shared his passion for food, farming & sustainable living. In this series he’s ready to take on even bigger challenges. His aim is to expand the farm from a smallholding to a viable small farm, edging closer to self-sufficiency.
When the series begins Paul is about to experience his first summer season on the farm. But using his experience of growing up in a rural area of Australia he takes each day in his stride. During the Summer and Autumn months the farm evolves, the garden grows and the livestock expands.
Paul continues to rely on the friends he’s made and the expertise of those around him but he also makes new friends and learns new ways of living off the land. He finds locally grown produce, cooks and share meals with others who are also growing their own fresh food.
He faces the hardships of raising animals from birth and losing them along the way – all for the purpose of putting food on his table, feeding those around him and earning a living. Paul takes his own grown and raised produce to markets for the first time.
He beloved best mate, Digger has grown into a rebellious teenager who constantly tests the boundaries and is learning how to behave on a functioning farm.
During this series Paul explores new ways to forage, hunt, gather and live under the watchful eye of Mount Gulaga.... Read more.