How can we fix farming systems that are increasingly harmful to the planet? An inspiring panel of writers and farmers considers a more sustainable future for the earth, consumers and farmers alike. Featuring writer and podcaster Nicola Harvey (Farm: the making of a climate activist) and writer and regenerative farmer Sam Vincent (My Father and Other Animals: How I Took on the Family Farm). They sit down with host Matthew Evans - regenerative farmer, restaurateur, and author of Soil: The incredible story of what keeps the earth, and us, healthy.
Nicola Harvey (International)
Nicola Harvey is a writer, producer, and farmer. Previously with BuzzFeed as a managing editor, she's now a Walkley-nominated podcast producer, with credits under her belt including Pretty For an Aboriginal, Debutante, and A Carnivore's Crisis, the latter with Rachel Khoo. She is currently working with Nakkiah Lui on a new audio documentary for Audible Australia. Nicola's memoir Farm: The Making of a Climate Activist was published by Scribe Melbourne in September 2022.
Sam Vincent (Australian)
Sam Vincent's writing has appeared in The Monthly, The Saturday Paper, Griffith Review and The Best Australian Essays. His first book, Blood and Guts, was longlisted for the Walkley Book Award and in 2019 he won the Walkley Award for longform feature writing. He runs a cattle and fig farm in the Yass Valley, NSW, and supplies fruit to some of the best restaurants in the Canberra region. Sam's memoir My Father and Other Animals: How I Took on the Family Farm was published in 2022.
Matthew Evans (Australian)
Matthew Evans is a Tasmanian food writer, television broadcaster and chef who lives and works on Fat Pig Farm, a soil-to-stomach regenerative farm and restaurant. He's been the host of six series of Gourmet Farmer and two documentaries on SBS TV. Matthew is the author of over a dozen books on food, including On Eating Meat, and his latest cookbook The Real Food Companion. His book SOIL is a hymn to the remarkable, and underappreciated bit of Earth that gifts us life.