Episodes

May 12, 2022

Ross Anderson, AQUNA Sustainable Murray Cod - inspiring, land-based aquaculture

In this episode a great conversation with Ross Anderson , all about the truly inspiring story of AQUNA Sustainable Murray Cod and the premium, murray cod they produce for consumers, restaurants, international markets and lead...

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April 29, 2022

Matt Linnegar, CEO ARLF, on leadership and building community resilience

Leadership - highly desirable and topical! Listen in to my great conversation with Matt Linnegar, that's all about leadership and two very special drought resilience programs that he and the Australian Rural Leadership Founda...

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April 14, 2022

Erica Hughes on growing Farmer Meets Foodie in FNQ

If you missed this popular Ep from season one, April '21, Listen Back to Erica's great story about why and how she went about creating Farmer Meets Foodie in far north Queensland. Imagine if great food from your region had to...

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April 14, 2022

An update with Erica - Farmer Meets Foodie, FNQ online farmers market

One year on from my first conversation with Erica in April 2021, I catch up with Erica to chat and hear about how things are travelling, growing and going, in and around Mt Molloy, the tablelands and Cairns, and for the very ...

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April 1, 2022

Alex McClean on his work in East Timor, Central Australia & the Pacific - food security, ecosystem restoration, permaculture & change in extreme times

A great conversation with Alex about his experiences, reflections and the perspectives he brings to his work that’s all about people centred development for community and ecosystems resilience, livelihoods and food security i...

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March 17, 2022

Julia Kay, Co-Founder of GREAT WRAP | A great product & business turning food waste into compostable wrap

A heartwarming, environmentally nourishing story to lead Nourishing Matters off in 2022, when there’s so much heartache and hardship at home and overseas. Gentle steps. Listen in and be inspired by Julia Kay who, with husband...

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Dec. 21, 2021

Paul West – HOMEGROWN, seasonal food, community

We can all give it a go to grow, prepare and enjoy fresh, seasonal food and Paul’s new book HOMEGROWN is a feast for the eyes and of gardening tips, recipes and practical inspiration to do just that. A perfect gift for the ho...

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Dec. 16, 2021

Dr Anika Molesworth – Our Sunburnt Country, climate courage & action

Our climate change debates (and cascading extreme events) can be depressing. So, what an absolute and complete pleasure to speak with Anika about her new book Our Sunburnt Country , writing, storytelling and cultivating clima...

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Dec. 10, 2021

Richard Heath on Grains, Pulses & Future Protein

A great conversation with Richard all about our grains sector and the incredible challenges, changes, and opportunities on the horizon for grain producers and what they may be growing in the future as demand for plant-based a...

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Dec. 2, 2021

Paul Van Reyk – True to the Land

A great conversation with Paul about his new book True to the Land – A History of Food in Australia. Available from Booktopia, Angus & Robertson, and Dymocks bookstores. Paul is a food writer, a regular presenter at the Sympo...

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Nov. 24, 2021

Eco-innovation at the peri-urban edge – Dr Roger Attwater

Welcome to the second of two ‘peri-urban’ stories from Greater Sydney. Stories about people who are helping build resilience, grow food, inspire change and enable change-making communities of practice in diverse ways. Listen ...

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Nov. 16, 2021

The fabulous Farm It Forward – the people & the model

Emmanuela Prigioni, ‘Manu’, is a fabulously warm and inspirational person, who loves growing social connections & community through the amazing Farm It Forward social enterprise that she dreamt up and that ‘many’ people now l...

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Nov. 9, 2021

CSIRO’s Mission for Drought Resilience

Australia has long had the highest rainfall variability on earth. Climate change means the frequency and severity of droughts will intensify, so it’s urgent to get on with smart research and action for drought resilience and ...

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Nov. 2, 2021

Prof Roger Stone - On Climate & Agriculture – risk, seasonal forecasting for drought resilience & more

Roger Stone is an Australian and international leader in climate science and a big believer in the value of seasonal forecasting to help farmers, communities and governments plan for and manage risks associated with drought a...

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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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