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Paul West

Co-founder of Grow it Local, broadcaster for the ABC, published author

Paul West is a passionate advocate of growing food in backyards, cooking simple, nutritious meals and fostering connections to community and country. Paul is a co-founder of Grow it Local, works as a broadcaster for the ABC, travelling to regional Australia for Backroads and talking science for Catalyst. 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, 2 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.

We’re excited to have Paul as the Keynote Speaker at Conversations in The City this year. Paul will also be hosting a live cooking demo on Thursday 1st of August.

Paul West appears by arrangement with Claxton Speakers International.