River Cottage Australia

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Episode 3

Series 4 · Episode 3

Paul's spent the last few years planting and growing produce without a long term plan, so he gets important advice on how to transform the farm's future.

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    17 October: 2:20am on Lifestyle
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    20 October: 6:30am on Lifestyle
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    21 October: 4:15am on Lifestyle

Episode 4

Series 4 · Episode 4

Digger is reunited with someone very special and Paul bravely takes his food truck for its first test run at the local farmers markets - but he's a little unprepared.

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    17 October: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    18 October: 2:15am on Lifestyle
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    20 October: 7:00am on Lifestyle
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    21 October: 4:45am on Lifestyle

Episode 5

Series 4 · Episode 5

After ironing out some of the food van fumbles, Paul decides to drive it over the mountains and into the 'big smoke', but not before stopping off for some trout fishing and learning that they're tough to tackle.

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    18 October: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    19 October: 2:20am on Lifestyle
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    20 October: 7:30am on Lifestyle
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    21 October: 5:10am on Lifestyle

Episode 6

Series 4 · Episode 6

After taking his food van on the road, Paul is in Canberra, and he's overwhelmed by the urban growers he meets along the way. He challenges the Food Van to its ultimate test - the taste buds of city slickers.

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    19 October: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    20 October: 2:15am on Lifestyle
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    20 October: 8:00am on Lifestyle
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    21 October: 5:35am on Lifestyle

Episode 2

Series 4 · Episode 2

Paul has his hands full with his ever-expanding farm, so he employs a local guy called Harrison as his part-time farm hand. First on Paul's to-do list is to help treat one sick pig.

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    20 October: 6:00am on Lifestyle
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    21 October: 3:45am on Lifestyle

Episode 7

Series 4 · Episode 7

Back on the farm it's time to make some much needed changes. Digger brings joy to some people in need. Darcy returns to solve a long time problem on the farm - can they get the water from the dam to all the gardens and livestock?

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    21 October: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
Articles (2)
Recipes (4)

Episode 7

Series 4 · Episode 7

While Paul is away, Harrison is left to manage the farm and it's not all plain sailing. Paul makes use of his home-grown honey, and looks to revegetate the gully on the farm.

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    22 October: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    23 October: 2:20am on Lifestyle
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    27 October: 6:00am on Lifestyle
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    28 October: 3:50am on Lifestyle

Episode 8

Series 4 · Episode 8

Paul visits his friend Tabatha to get new animals and takes on a new challenge - sheering sheep. Paul rises to the challenge at a community event. Does he have the goods to make the local footy team?

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    23 October: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    24 October: 2:25am on Lifestyle
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    27 October: 6:30am on Lifestyle
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    28 October: 4:15am on Lifestyle

Episode 9

Series 4 · Episode 9

Paul gets hands on and digs in as he plants trees in the farm gully with the help of his friends from The Crossing. Using his experience in Canberra, Paul goes back on the road.

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    24 October: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    25 October: 2:20am on Lifestyle
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    27 October: 7:00am on Lifestyle
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    28 October: 4:40am on Lifestyle

Episode 10

Series 4 · Episode 10

Paul heads to Griffith and Narrandera and meets up with inspirational farmers who have reinvented themselves to survive. Can the knowledge he's gained apply to his own patch of paradise in Tilba?

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    25 October: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    26 October: 2:25am on Lifestyle
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    27 October: 7:30am on Lifestyle
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    28 October: 5:05am on Lifestyle

Episode 11

Series 4 · Episode 11

Still in the Riverina, Paul visits a wheat farming mate who has changed the future of his town with beer. He learns about crop rotation at an organic farm, and plants a few seeds of his own.

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    26 October: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    27 October: 2:25am on Lifestyle
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    27 October: 8:00am on Lifestyle
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    28 October: 5:30am on Lifestyle

Episode 8

Series 4 · Episode 8

As a way of celebrating the talent, artists and producers in the area, Paul hosts a huge field day on the farm. Paul proves he's not afraid to strip down for fashion before wowing the crowd with a special tribute to Tilba.

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    28 October: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
Articles (2)
Recipes (5)

Episode 12

Series 4 · Episode 12

Paul gets roped into a local footy match and random mascot race. At the Wagga Wagga 'eat local' farmers markets, Paul uses the produce he's gathered to create an afternoon tea that delights the shoppers.

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    29 October: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    30 October: 2:25am on Lifestyle
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    3 November: 6:00am on Lifestyle
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    4 November: 3:50am on Lifestyle

Episode 13

Series 4 · Episode 13

Back on the farm, it's time to make some much-needed changes. Jean teaches Paul the forgotten skill of stonemasonry. Paul learns how to spin a yarn, and turns some natural fibres into something wearable.

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    30 October: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    31 October: 2:25am on Lifestyle
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    3 November: 6:30am on Lifestyle
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    4 November: 4:15am on Lifestyle

Episode 14

Series 4 · Episode 14

Digger brings joy to some people in need, and Darcy returns to solve a long-time problem on the farm. But can they get the water from the dam to all the gardens and livestock using a little DIY?

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    31 October: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    1 November: 2:20am on Lifestyle
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    3 November: 7:00am on Lifestyle
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    4 November: 4:40am on Lifestyle

Episode 15

Series 4 · Episode 15

Paul takes part in a species eradication program, but it's not your average day out weeding as this method reaches new heights. Paul then plans for a field day held at River Cottage.

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    1 November: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    2 November: 2:25am on Lifestyle
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    3 November: 7:30am on Lifestyle
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    4 November: 5:05am on Lifestyle

Episode 16

Series 4 · Episode 16

As a way of celebrating the talent, artists and producers in the area, Paul hosts a field day on the farm. Paul proves he's not afraid to strip down for fashion before wowing the crowd with a special tribute to Tilba.

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    2 November: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    3 November: 2:25am on Lifestyle
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    3 November: 8:00am on Lifestyle
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    4 November: 5:30am on Lifestyle

Episode 1

Series 1 · Episode 1

In over a year Paul’s farm has grown from a hobby farm to a serious small holder but without proper infrastructure he needs plan for the future. So with this in mind this season working out new ways to earn a keep - planting veggies & selling his pigs for profit.

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    4 November: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
Videos (7)
Galleries (1)
Articles (3)

Episode 1

Series 1 · Episode 1

This year Paul has welcomed eager cooks and wannabe farmers to the property to share his knowledge and teach people how to live the River Cottage lifestyle through cooking and growing their own produce. He also became a first time Dad, so to help run the farm and the school he's taken on an apprentice a local guy called Harrison.

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    5 November: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    6 November: 2:20am on Lifestyle
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    10 November: 6:00am on Lifestyle
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    11 November: 3:50am on Lifestyle

Episode 2

Series 1 · Episode 2

This year Paul has welcomed eager cooks and wannabe farmers to the property to share his knowledge and teach people how to live the River Cottage lifestyle through cooking and growing their own produce. He also became a first time Dad, so to help run the farm and the school he's taken on an apprentice a local guy called Harrison.

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    6 November: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    7 November: 2:20am on Lifestyle
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    10 November: 6:30am on Lifestyle
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    11 November: 4:15am on Lifestyle

Episode 3

Series 1 · Episode 3

This year Paul has welcomed eager cooks and wannabe farmers to the property to share his knowledge and teach people how to live the River Cottage lifestyle through cooking and growing their own produce. He also became a first time Dad, so to help run the farm and the school he's taken on an apprentice a local guy called Harrison.

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    7 November: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    8 November: 2:20am on Lifestyle
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    10 November: 7:00am on Lifestyle
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    11 November: 4:40am on Lifestyle

Episode 4

Series 1 · Episode 4

This year Paul has welcomed eager cooks and wannabe farmers to the property to share his knowledge and teach people how to live the River Cottage lifestyle through cooking and growing their own produce. He also became a first time Dad, so to help run the farm and the school he's taken on an apprentice a local guy called Harrison.

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    8 November: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    9 November: 2:20am on Lifestyle
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    10 November: 7:30am on Lifestyle
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    11 November: 5:05am on Lifestyle

Episode 5

Series 1 · Episode 5

This year Paul has welcomed eager cooks and wannabe farmers to the property to share his knowledge and teach people how to live the River Cottage lifestyle through cooking and growing their own produce. He also became a first time Dad, so to help run the farm and the school he's taken on an apprentice a local guy called Harrison.

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    9 November: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    10 November: 2:20am on Lifestyle
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    10 November: 8:00am on Lifestyle
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    11 November: 5:30am on Lifestyle

Episode 2

Series 1 · Episode 2

With Hugh back in the UK, Paul finds himself alone at River Cottage Australia – but not for long. He’s about to welcome a new best friend to the farm – Digger the border collie pup. With his new mate nipping at his heels, Paul sets about getting his winter vegetable crop fed – and that involves an organic fertiliser recipe that makes use of some of the farm’s most unwanted products. It’s Festival time in the local village of Central Tilba, and Paul’s keen to make an impression with his cooking skills. But will his home-made relish - using locally gathered produce – cut it with the locals? Further afield with the help of local hunters, Paul discovers how a notorious pest can be turned into a delicious meal - and he welcomes his first dairy cow to River Cottage. But will he ever learn how to milk it

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    11 November: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
Videos (5)
Galleries (1)
Articles (2)

Episode 6

Series 1 · Episode 6

This year Paul has welcomed eager cooks and wannabe farmers to the property to share his knowledge and teach people how to live the River Cottage lifestyle through cooking and growing their own produce. He also became a first time Dad, so to help run the farm and the school he's taken on an apprentice a local guy called Harrison.

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    12 November: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    13 November: 2:20am on Lifestyle
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    17 November: 6:00am on Lifestyle
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    18 November: 3:50am on Lifestyle

Episode 7

Series 1 · Episode 7

This year Paul has welcomed eager cooks and wannabe farmers to the property to share his knowledge and teach people how to live the River Cottage lifestyle through cooking and growing their own produce. He also became a first time Dad, so to help run the farm and the school he's taken on an apprentice a local guy called Harrison.

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    13 November: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    14 November: 2:20am on Lifestyle
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    17 November: 6:30am on Lifestyle
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    18 November: 4:15am on Lifestyle

Episode 8

Series 1 · Episode 8

This year Paul has welcomed eager cooks and wannabe farmers to the property to share his knowledge and teach people how to live the River Cottage lifestyle through cooking and growing their own produce. He also became a first time Dad, so to help run the farm and the school he's taken on an apprentice a local guy called Harrison.

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    14 November: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    15 November: 2:20am on Lifestyle
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    17 November: 7:00am on Lifestyle
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    18 November: 4:40am on Lifestyle

Episode 9

Series 1 · Episode 9

This year Paul has welcomed eager cooks and wannabe farmers to the property to share his knowledge and teach people how to live the River Cottage lifestyle through cooking and growing their own produce. He also became a first time Dad, so to help run the farm and the school he's taken on an apprentice a local guy called Harrison.

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    15 November: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    16 November: 2:20am on Lifestyle
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    17 November: 7:30am on Lifestyle
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    18 November: 5:05am on Lifestyle

Episode 10

Series 1 · Episode 10

This year Paul has welcomed eager cooks and wannabe farmers to the property to share his knowledge and teach people how to live the River Cottage lifestyle through cooking and growing their own produce. He also became a first time Dad, so to help run the farm and the school he's taken on an apprentice a local guy called Harrison.

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    16 November: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    17 November: 2:20am on Lifestyle
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    17 November: 8:00am on Lifestyle
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    18 November: 5:30am on Lifestyle

Episode 3

Series 1 · Episode 3

With his cows, chooks and veggies thriving, Paul decides it’s time to explore the nearby coastline and he discovers an abundant source of seafood delicacies. He meets a local lobster expert, and together they catch a crayfish brunch and Paul introduces him to a deliciously different way of eating them. Back on the farm, Paul’s busy building a pig pen, before taking delivery of a small herd that will hopefully one day feed him. Before that, he prepares a pork dish using one of the tastiest and most under-used parts of the animal. Then, it’s off to the local harvest festival bake-off. With the help of a country cooking champion, Paul enters his pumpkin scones into the hard-fought contest. But will his entries rise to the occasion?

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    18 November: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
Videos (3)
Articles (3)

Episode 11

Series 1 · Episode 11

This year Paul has welcomed eager cooks and wannabe farmers to the property to share his knowledge and teach people how to live the River Cottage lifestyle through cooking and growing their own produce. He also became a first time Dad, so to help run the farm and the school he's taken on an apprentice a local guy called Harrison.

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    19 November: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    20 November: 2:15am on Lifestyle
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    24 November: 6:00am on Lifestyle
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    25 November: 3:50am on Lifestyle

Episode 12

Series 1 · Episode 12

This year Paul has welcomed eager cooks and wannabe farmers to the property to share his knowledge and teach people how to live the River Cottage lifestyle through cooking and growing their own produce. He also became a first time Dad, so to help run the farm and the school he's taken on an apprentice a local guy called Harrison.

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    20 November: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    21 November: 2:20am on Lifestyle
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    24 November: 6:30am on Lifestyle
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    25 November: 4:15am on Lifestyle

Episode 13

Series 1 · Episode 13

This year Paul has welcomed eager cooks and wannabe farmers to the property to share his knowledge and teach people how to live the River Cottage lifestyle through cooking and growing their own produce. He also became a first time Dad, so to help run the farm and the school he's taken on an apprentice a local guy called Harrison.

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    21 November: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    22 November: 2:20am on Lifestyle
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    24 November: 7:00am on Lifestyle
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    25 November: 4:40am on Lifestyle

Episode 14

Series 1 · Episode 14

This year Paul has welcomed eager cooks and wannabe farmers to the property to share his knowledge and teach people how to live the River Cottage lifestyle through cooking and growing their own produce. He also became a first time Dad, so to help run the farm and the school he's taken on an apprentice a local guy called Harrison.

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    22 November: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    23 November: 2:20am on Lifestyle
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    24 November: 7:30am on Lifestyle
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    25 November: 5:05am on Lifestyle

Episode 15

Series 1 · Episode 15

This year Paul has welcomed eager cooks and wannabe farmers to the property to share his knowledge and teach people how to live the River Cottage lifestyle through cooking and growing their own produce. He also became a first time Dad, so to help run the farm and the school he's taken on an apprentice a local guy called Harrison.

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    23 November: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    24 November: 2:20am on Lifestyle
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    24 November: 8:00am on Lifestyle
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    25 November: 5:30am on Lifestyle

Episode 4

Series 1 · Episode 4

With a malfunctioning water tank, and no dams to rely on, Paul is suddenly faced with a farmer’s worst fear – a critical shortage of water. His cows, pigs and veges all depend on a steady supply, so Paul enlists the help of a local farmer to see if they can tap on old spring on the property. But will it be enough to save the farm? Meanwhile, as Paul settles into his new rural community, he discovers one of the joys of country life – the local food swap. Armed with seafood he’s foraged nearby, Paul scores a boxful of unusual fruits, vegetables and wild game, which he uses to create a hearty winter meal.

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    25 November: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
Videos (3)
Articles (2)

Episode 16

Series 1 · Episode 16

This year Paul has welcomed eager cooks and wannabe farmers to the property to share his knowledge and teach people how to live the River Cottage lifestyle through cooking and growing their own produce. He also became a first time Dad, so to help run the farm and the school he's taken on an apprentice a local guy called Harrison.

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    26 November: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    27 November: 2:15am on Lifestyle

Episode 1

Series 2 · Episode 1

This year Paul has welcomed eager cooks and wannabe farmers to the property to share his knowledge and teach people how to live the River Cottage lifestyle through cooking and growing their own produce. He also became a first time Dad, so to help run the farm and the school he's taken on an apprentice a local guy called Harrison.

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    27 November: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    28 November: 2:20am on Lifestyle

Episode 2

Series 2 · Episode 2

This year Paul has welcomed eager cooks and wannabe farmers to the property to share his knowledge and teach people how to live the River Cottage lifestyle through cooking and growing their own produce. He also became a first time Dad, so to help run the farm and the school he's taken on an apprentice a local guy called Harrison.

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    28 November: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    29 November: 2:20am on Lifestyle

Episode 3

Series 2 · Episode 3

Paul has learnt how to be a dairy farmer the hard way, but now it's time for Paul to make another tough lesson. How will he cope saying goodbye to another farm favourite?

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    29 November: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    30 November: 2:20am on Lifestyle

Episode 4

Series 2 · Episode 4

Paul visits a friend to help butcher and learn the different cuts of meat and gets hands on building a new shelter for his chickens. Meanwhile, Paul needs to find ways to earn an income so goes to the farmers market for the first time.

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    30 November: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    1 December: 2:20am on Lifestyle