Grow, Eat, Compost, Repeat

Grow, Eat, Compost, Repeat

This series of mini podcasts explores the cycle from turning food waste into compost through to delicious meals on your plate. Each 15 minute episode looks at local initiatives across the Hunter.

Episode One: Home Composting Basics - Hear from City of Newcastle Waste Education and Program Coordinator Therese Davis about council’s new subsidised Home Composting Program that will help Newcastle residents divert food waste from landfill.

Episode Two: Growing Food’s Future by converting Food waste into Food - David Sivyer from Feedback Organic shares his passion for growing food’s future by converting food waste into food. Find out how composting can create a closed loop economy in your own backyard and start a revolution!

Episode Three: Converting Food Waste into Delicious Meals - Amorelle Dempster is the face of Maitland’s fresh food revolution, President of Slow Food Hunter and 2017 Maitland Citizen of the Year. Amorelle shares the incredible story behind her community food program which sees 200 meals created each week for the disadvantaged, converting food waste into delicious meals.

Episode Four: Meet Chris Arnold, an avid home gardener and community garden enthusiast who set himself a composting challenge that involved recording the amount of scraps his household composted over 1 year. Find out how he makes the most of his small suburban plot, turning food scraps into compost gold.