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Join host Paul West and his furry friend Digger as they experience their first summer in idyllic Tilba!

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Paul at the Markets

Join Paul West on the road with Subaru as he explores some of Australia's best grower's markets.

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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.

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Posted by Janice280 • 17w ago • Report
I just want to know when the River Cottage Australia will be back on TV as I enjoy it very muck as I do the English River Cottage.
Posted by LifeStyle Channel • 16w ago • Report
Hi Janice, Thanks for your query and we're so glad you enjoy the show! The new series is coming soon in 2015! As soon as we have a date we will let you know here and on our Facebook page.
Posted by Kerrie407 • 20w ago • Report
I really enjoy watching. I have learned so much and am looking forward to seeing more. I myself am trying to become more self suffiencent even though I live in town. I am trying to learn how to make my own cheese and a preserve what I can for future use. Not just for me but my family as well.
Posted by LifeStyle Channel • 16w ago • Report
Thank you so much for your feedback Kerrie! We are so glad you enjoy watching the show.
Posted by Giselle14 • 24w ago • Report
Love the show River Cottage and was so happy to meet Paul at the recent Eden Whale Festival. Look forward to more shows.
Posted by Judy487 • 43w ago • Report
My husband and I bought 30 acres in Central Queensland, we are trying to be as self-sufficient as possible. We have Boer goats cleaning up the block, they are great weed exterminators. Chickens for eggs, ducks, geese and turkeys, but we are wanting some beat chickens, what are the best for CQ, that will tolerate the heat? Keep up the good work, we enjoy watching the show to see what you will do next
Posted by Lee367 • 43w ago • Report
I have.
Posted by Lee367 • 44w ago • Report
I have been watching River Cottage from the beginning, when Hugh used to catch eels in the creek beside his first house. He has always conducted himself with dignity & intelligence. It is truly disappointing that in the Australian version we have to reveal our chronic national self-consciousness and abhorrence of any sign of intellectualism, through incessant and exaggerated blokey language, with everyone being called "mate" at every opportunity, and use of other lowest-common-denominator colloquialisms. It makes me cringe, and I hate to think of the impression it will give if ever shown in the UK or elsewhere. We are not all like that. Having a certain level of education and expertise should be demonstrated with refinement and pride.
Posted by Mick144 • 24w ago • Report
agree with Judy if you don't like the ways we aussies speak and do things then don't watch it MATE.Who cares what the English think,we can not all be educated at Eton with Kings and Prince's like Hugh.
Posted by Judy487 • 43w ago • Report
If you don't like the show STOP Watching.