Gourmet Farmer

January 2021

Season 5 Episode 8

3.0 2 x
With Spring in full swing, Matthew begins to understand just how important insects are to the ecosystem and health of his farm and his food.

Season 5 Episode 7

3.0 1 x
It’s Spring on Fat Pig Farm, the hungry patch, everything is furiously growing, but there is almost nothing to harvest yet, so Matthew needs to make do and forage for some springtime food ideas.

Season 5 Episode 6

3.5 4 x
Matthew realises two long held day dreams when he installs an incredible outdoor fire pit and finally catches something from the ocean worth bragging about.
December 2020

Season 5 Episode 5

3.0 1 x
With Sadie and Hedley away, Matthew has got his work cut out managing the whole farm on his own and organising a few very special surprises for Sadie’s birthday.

Season 5 Episode 4

4.0 2 x
After having the health of his farm soil tested, Matthew explores a flavoursome way to keep his pigs fed, while using his chickens to rehabilitate the damaged soil in his pig paddocks.

Season 5 Episode 3

4.3 11 x
With Winter setting in Matthew begins to tackle Fat Pig Farms long-term soil health by planting an edible native garden and using an age old form of landscaping that will benefit his farm for hundreds of years.
November 2020

Season 5 Episode 1 - Good Food Needs Good Soil

3.0 16 x
With his new farm to table restaurant up and running for a year now, Matthew takes up the ambitious challenge of improving the quality of his food by exploring natural ways to nourish his soil using regenerative agriculture.

S2 Ep1

3.8 50 x
Leading food critic Matthew Evans swapped city life for small farm living in Tasmania. Matthew now has his own young family, and it's time to get serious with a family to feed and a pig business to grow. To do this, he needs to build infrastructure on the farm for extra pigs, and find new ways to sell his increasing supply...

S2 Ep2

3.0 7 x
While on the North West coast of Tasmania, herding cattle across the ocean at low tide to Robbins Island, Matthew has a new business idea. The Wagyu beef that he samples here - at Hammond farm, is the best he’s ever eaten. Sadly, only foreigners get to taste it. With friends Nick and Ross, Matthew brainstorms an idea for L...

S2 Ep3

3.0 11 x
In this episode Matthew starts to get hard core with his locavore philosophy when he decides to learn how to make his own brew. Unfortunately, his lesson is interrupted when he finds out his beloved cow Daisy has fallen ill after giving birth to a calf. After a rough patch, Matthew picks himself up and goes out in search o...