River Cottage Australia

Episode Guide

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Episode 2

Series 3 · Episode 2

With River Cottage bursting with life, Paul looks to build better infrastructure at the farm while also selling his pigs for profit. But can he manage to round them up?

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    25 June: 6:30pm on Lifestyle

Episode 3

Series 3 · Episode 3

There's trouble on Paul's farm and his goats go missing. It's also time to turn the winter veggie patch into his first cash crop as he visits an old friend for some helpful tips.

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    26 June: 6:30pm on Lifestyle

Episode 4

Series 3 · Episode 4

Paul travels south to Bega where he helps in a community kitchen. He's also questioning Bessie's future & needs to find out if she's pregnant.

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    27 June: 6:30pm on Lifestyle

Episode 5

Series 3 · Episode 5

Tough times for Paul when he asks home butcher and friend Matt to help him slaughter his first goat. Paul needs to get Bessie wormed and vaccinated, so it's a trip to the neighbour's stockyard where the job can be done safe and easily.

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    28 June: 6:30pm on Lifestyle

Episode 6

Series 3 · Episode 6

After the slaughtering of Paul first goat, he looks to put it to good use at the community garden. Paul then takes his pigs into town for sale, but how many will he sell?

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    29 June: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    2 July: 9:10am on Lifestyle

Episode 7

Series 2 · Episode 7

Living so close to the coast has many advantages. Paul learns how to forage for seaside food from a friend but it’s not for free and he faces a chef style challenge.

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    1 July: 6:30pm on Lifestyle

Episode 7

Series 3 · Episode 7

In an attempt to make a quicker profit, Paul decides to add hens and honey to his farm, and goes on a road trip to find out how. Digger proves he's got the nose for truffle hunting.

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    2 July: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    3 July: 9:00am on Lifestyle

Episode 8

Series 3 · Episode 8

As Paul fills out his veggie garden, he looks to add further biodiversity with the addition of bees. Paul scrubs up Ron the rooster to take him to show, but will he get the blue ribbon again?

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    3 July: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    4 July: 9:00am on Lifestyle

Episode 9

Series 3 · Episode 9

Paul welcomes visitors to the farm. His Dad arrives for the first time and they go on a camping trip to hunt feral deer. Later, Paul adds more chickens to his farm for his egg laying operation.

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    4 July: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    5 July: 9:00am on Lifestyle

Episode 10

Series 3 · Episode 10

Paul's dad is at River Cottage and helps out in the kitchen as Paul prepares for the Latimer sisters. They grew up at the farm and are coming home for morning tea and to give Paul a history lesson.

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    5 July: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    6 July: 8:35am on Lifestyle

Episode 11

Series 3 · Episode 11

Paul goes on a wild bee hunt and builds a hive for the farm. He also looks at running Digger through some more training, potentially entering him into a competition.

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    6 July: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    9 July: 9:05am on Lifestyle

Episode 8

Series 2 · Episode 8

It’s Paul’s first summer on the farm and he eagerly waits for his sows Dolly & Pinky to give birth. This year the bar is being set even higher for the final feast at River Cottage and the net cast even more closely. Paul sets himself a challenge to create a long lunch menu only using produce sourced within sight of Mount Gulaga – his Gulaga Gathering.

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    8 July: 6:30pm on Lifestyle

Episode 12

Series 3 · Episode 12

Paul faces the hard task of taking his first pigs, born and raised on the farm, to the abattoir, and makes a trade for some venison.

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    9 July: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    10 July: 9:05am on Lifestyle

Episode 13

Series 3 · Episode 13

Paul learns about catching eels from Indigenous chef Noel Butler and then watches his next generation of chickens hatch.

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    10 July: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    11 July: 9:05am on Lifestyle

Episode 14

Series 3 · Episode 14

Paul makes his way to town and sells his first eggs and veggie boxes in Tilba. Months of hard work pay off when Paul turns his own pigs into profit at the Eden Whale Festival, but it's not all smooth sailing.

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    11 July: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    12 July: 9:05am on Lifestyle

Episode 15

Series 3 · Episode 15

Paul bottles up the beer that he's been brewing, some with a garden twist. After months of training, it's time for Digger to shine at a local dog competition.

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    12 July: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    13 July: 9:05am on Lifestyle

Episode 16

Series 3 · Episode 16

To welcome the start of summer, Paul hosts a cricket match at RCA and shares his produce with his friends. His beloved cow, Bessie, finally gives birth.

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    13 July: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    16 July: 9:05am on Lifestyle

Episode 1

Series 3 · 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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    15 July: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
Articles (3)
Recipes (2)

Episode 1

Series 4 · Episode 1

Paul's family has grown and, with the fencing an ongoing issue for Paul, he finds a way to change the face and shape of the farm. Paul has grand plans to take his food message on the road with a retrofitted food van.

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    16 July: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    17 July: 9:05am 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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    17 July: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    18 July: 9:05am on Lifestyle

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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    18 July: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    19 July: 9:05am 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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    19 July: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    20 July: 9:05am 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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    20 July: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    23 July: 9:05am on Lifestyle

Episode Two

Series 3 · Episode 2

There's trouble on Paul's farm and his goats go missing. He's questioning Bessie's future and needs to find out if she's pregnant. It's also time to turn the winter veggie patch into his first cash crop.

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    22 July: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
Articles (2)
Recipes (2)

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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    23 July: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    24 July: 9:05am on Lifestyle

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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    24 July: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    25 July: 9:05am 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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    25 July: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    26 July: 9:05am 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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    26 July: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    27 July: 9:05am 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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    27 July: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    30 July: 9:05am on Lifestyle

Episode Three

Series 3 · Episode 3

Tough times for Paul when he asks home butcher and friend Matt to help him slaughter his first goat. When Paul helps to rebuild a community garden, the goat goes to a good cause.

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    29 July: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
Articles (2)
Recipes (4)

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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    30 July: 6:30pm on Lifestyle
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    31 July: 9:05am on Lifestyle

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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    31 July: 6:30pm on Lifestyle