A man who requires little introduction, Costa Georgiadis from ABC TV Gardening Australia is passionate about community, food security and self reliance and is a avid supporter of Edible Garden Trails across the country.

Costa is a virtual ambassador for the 2022 Trail, and while he won't be on the Trail in 2022, he'll likely pop up at edible gardens in the Blue Mountains soon!

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Paul West is a passionate advocate of growing food in backyards, cooking simple, nutritious meals and fostering connections to community and country. Paul currently works as broadcaster for the ABC, travelling to regional Australia for Backroads, talking food and science for Catalyst and helping people grow their own food with Gardening Australia. He has also written and published three hugely popular cookbooks, “The River Cottage Australia Cookbook” ,“The Edible Garden” and most recently “Homegrown”


Paul lives with his wife, two children and Digger, his dog, in Bermagui on the NSW South Coast. When he’s not on the road for the ABC, he can be found poking around in his garden, usually staring for extended periods at his chickens.

David Rogers Photography for Pan Macmillan