Paul West of River Cottage fame shares his veggie patch planting tips

Paul West is a chef, broadcaster and sustainable agriculture advocate. Growing up in regional Australia has helped define a character that has seen Paul learn his trade in one of Australia’s premiere restaurants and then shoot to prominence as the host of the wildly popular River Cottage Australia, as well as hosting marquee programs for the national broadcaster, the ABC, such as Gardening Australia, Backroads and Catalyst.

Paul is a born communicator and has entertained audiences from outback stockyards to parliament house. He currently resides in Melbourne with his wife and two young sons, where he writes, travels to perform at food festivals and contributes on a regular basis to the ABC across their platforms.

In Hunter & Coastal Lifestyle Magazine Paul shares his tips for the veggie patch and his favourite recipes.