After being buffeted by an extraordinary amount of disaster events in the last few years, Australia’s rural people are having a lot of mental challenges.

The Black Dog Institute has supported many farmers and rural people in this difficult period, now a group of chefs including Manu Feildel, Jason Roberts and Sarah Todd have teamed with celebrities like Adam Goodes and Dami Im to raise funds for the Black Dog.

Bianca Tarrant -Co founder of Our Cow describes how after devastating fires they come up with an idea to market direct to customers and get fair prices for farmes after disaster.  The Campaign #PlateForAMate uses great food recipes from real farm produce to help people connect with loved ones.

Image: Image: Shutterstock – Dudarev Mikhail

Produced By: Roderick Chambers

Featured In Story: Bianca Tarrant – Co-Founder Our Cow and Cattle farmer

First aired on The Wire, Thursday 11 August 2022