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paul west

festival ambassador

Discover the magic of food and sustainability with Australian chef, gardener and media personality Paul West.

Paul’s passion, enthusiasm and commitment to helping people learn how to grow their own organic produce, the importance of supporting local Aussie farmers, and investing in sustainable agriculture aligns perfectly with his selection as the 2023 Festival Ambassador.

Keen to learn a few helpful tips for the kitchen and garden?


8 September

(Laidley Cultural Centre)

• 12pm – 12:30pm - Growing food from
scraps and leftovers.

• 1pm – 1:30pm - Composting, the good,
the bad and the smelly.

• 2pm – 2:30pm - Growing for health,
self, community and planet.

(Laidley Recreation Reserve)
• 5pm – 10pm - Twilight Feast & Fest

9 September

10am - Give Paul a wave as he leads the Grand Street Parade


(Laidley Recreation Reserve)
• 11:30am - Cooking demo with local
producers: Schulte’s Meat, Awassi
Cheesery and Native Oz Bushfoods.

• 12pm - Snap a selfie with Paul at the big
red vege truck, filled with produce from
Australian Organic Farms.

• 1:30pm - Cooking demo with local
producers: Cedar Gully Olives and
9Dorf Farms.

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