Episodes

Oct. 20, 2021

Dr Julie Brimblecombe - Remote Food Security & Community Leadership

In this episode, listen in to a rich conversation with Dr Julie Brimblecombe for warm and deep insights into the current state of remote food insecurity and to hear good news stories from remote communities and remote food st...

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Oct. 13, 2021

Why You Should Give A F* About Farming with Gabi Chan

Listen in to this cracker of a conversation with Gabrielle Chan in which we talk about her important and really engaging new book Why you Should Give A F*ck About Farming . Gabi is a political journalist who lives upon and wo...

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Oct. 6, 2021

Part 2 | Working Together, Landcare NSW Aboriginal Engagement

Welcome to the second part of my great conversation with Craig Aspinall that’s all about Landcare NSW’s ‘Working Together’ program that Craig manages as the Community Aboriginal Engagement Officer. It’s an Australian first in...

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Sept. 29, 2021

Australian CliMate – A very handy app

In this episode ‘meet’ CliMate, a nifty app that was developed for agriculture to help farmers identify the chances of certain weather conditions, to compare previous seasons and help on farm decision making to manage climate...

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Sept. 22, 2021

Working Together, Landcare NSW Aboriginal Engagement

Get inspired and get involved in ‘Working Together’ to heal country. Listen in to this episode, Part 1, of a two-part great conversation with Craig Aspinall, who is the Community Aboriginal Engagement Officer, with Landcare N...

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Sept. 15, 2021

Meet HFSA - Health, Sustainability, Equity - Systems thinking for healthy food policy

Listen in and be inspired by Kate Sievert, Cherie Russell and Sarah Dickie who are the founders of, and new generation force behind, Healthy Food Systems Australia (HFSA). HFSA is an advocacy group they’ve established that is...

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Sept. 7, 2021

Incredible story of SOIL - Matthew Evans & Sadie Chrestman

Tilth, glomalin, exudates … luscious words from the world of soils and a great conversation with Matthew Evans and Sadie Chrestman about Matthew’s new book Soil – The incredible story of what keeps the earth, and us, healthy....

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Sept. 1, 2021

In conversation with Professor Liz Harry & Dr Nural Cokcetin on honey and healing – the magic and science of honey research

Listen in and be inspired by Professor Liz Harry and Dr Nural Cokcetin, two leading Australian scientists whose current research is making a big contribution to the NSW Government's bushfire industry recovery plan – honey res...

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June 16, 2021

Nourishing - Season 1 Wrap

Well that's a wrap for Season 1 of the Nourishing Matters to Chew On podcast, it's time for the Nourishing team to take a well earned break and nourish themselves for a little while. But first Anthea journey's us back through...

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May 27, 2021

Phil Pettit and Community Greening - "People, Plants, Places" Growing Community, Connections & Food

Cosy up, listen in and be inspired by Phil Pettit and the warm, high impact stories he shares in this episode about Community Greening, The Master Gardener Program, Youth Community Greening and the wonderful people and commun...

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May 20, 2021

On Offal (Part 2) - The joys and Benefits of Eating Nose to Tail – A Sliver of Liver!

Welcome to Part 2 of our great conversation about “offal” and the joys and benefits of Eating nose to tail. Joining Anthea for this conversation are Kate Wingett and Grant Hilliard, who are both wonderfully knowledgeable peop...

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May 13, 2021

On Offal (Part 1) - The Joys and Benefits of Eating Nose to Tail

This "On Offal" episode is the first of a special two parter that features fascinating insights, nutrition facts and inspiration from Kate Wingett and Grant Hilliard. Join us as we talk about ‘offal, supply chains and making ...

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May 6, 2021

Nourishing Books & Bites - Mark Spencer on Podcasters Declare and Climactic

Anthea speaks to Mark Spencer, Founder of Climactic, a network of Climate Change focussed Podcasts and Podcasters - including Nourishing. He is also one of the key people behind Podcaster's Declare, an initiative calling for ...

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April 29, 2021

Nourishing Books & Bites - Nicole Abadee on "Books, Books, Books" & more

A complete treat and fun, to speak with Nicole Abadee this week about her wonderful podcast Books, Books, Books and how books nourish and share joy and hope at times like these. Two talkative women, Nicole and I, went on a ro...

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April 22, 2021

Erica Hughes, Farmer Meets Foodie – Innovative virtual farmers market & connections, far North QLD

Imagine if great food from your region had to travel over 3500 kilometres from where it’s picked to land back in your local grocery store, 10 kilometres from where it was grown and picked?! That’s a reality for a lot of top ...

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April 7, 2021

More fresh food! Food Ladder’s ‘protected agriculture’ – Practical technology fit for purpose, people & place

Imagine a ‘lettuce’ took six weeks to reach your store and had to travel up to 4000km to get there? What would it look and taste like? That’s something people in remote areas often face. But new generation “protected agricul...

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April 1, 2021

Australian Farmer-Led, Science-Based Pathways to Net Zero Emissions by 2050

In this episode I speak with Dr Colin Chartres, CEO of The Crawford Fund, and Dr Daniel Walker, Chief Scientist of ACIAR, about an inspiring workshop that was held in March to bring leading Australian farmers and researchers ...

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March 25, 2021

Care Farming & Gardening in the Climate Emergency -  Urban Agriculture Month & Forum

Australia’s first national Urban Food Month (UAM) kicks off in April with a host of opportunities to learn, share and get involved! Listen in to my conversation with this weeks change making guests Councillor Jess Miller, Co...

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March 17, 2021

Nourishing Books & Bites –  Gemma Meier on ‘Catchment Keepers’,  Murrumbidgee Landcare & More

‘Catchment Keepers’, is a great new program for women farmers in the Murrumbidgee catchment that kicks off this winter that we’re keen for you to know about! In this episode I chat with Gemma Meier about Catchment Keepers and...

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March 10, 2021

NOURISHING BOOKS & BITES - “Futuresteading – living like tomorrow matters”

INTRODUCING NOURISHING BOOKS & BITES a series of fun mini-episodes that explores the inspiring projects, events, books and media that other people are involved with, to help shape a better tomorrow, today. People who are havi...

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March 4, 2021

After the drought? Farming in western NSW

So what does the future for broadacre farming look and feel like out west after the drought and its cocktail of extreme dust storms, water shortages and the daily stress of feeding stock and planning for the future in an incr...

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Feb. 24, 2021

Dr John McPhee and OA Karalyn Hingston "Food Plant Solutions"

In this episode, eminent Tasmanian agricultural scientist Bruce French, OA, Karalyn Hingston and Dr John McPhee speak with Anthea about Bruce’s voluntary mission and pioneering work to create a free database of over 30 000 ed...

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Feb. 18, 2021

On Eating Meat Part II "Ethical Eating, Nose to Tail and More"

In conversation with Professor Robyn Alders and Matthew Evans In two special episodes Professor Robyn Alders, Matthew Evans and Anthea enjoy a wideranging conversation about ‘eating meat’ and what’s done in our name so we can...

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Feb. 10, 2021

On Eating Meat Part 1 "It's Not the Cow, It's the How"

In conversation with Professor Robyn Alders and Matthew Evans In two special episodes Professor Robyn Alders, Matthew Evans and Anthea enjoy a wideranging conversation about ‘eating meat’ and what’s done in our name so we can...

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