Country Women's Wisdom

May 10 2020 28 mins

Country Women's Wisdom is a podcast created by best-selling Australian author Liz Harfull, sharing inspiring true stories, treasured vintage recipes and useful household hints. It draws on the practical know-how and experience of everyday women from across the generations. Taking on lessons hard-won from living through world wars, economic depression, natural disaster, isolation and personal tragedy, they learnt how to make a little go a long way, while nurturing themselves and their families.



Celebrating Country Shows
May 30 2020 • 29 min
The pandemic might have put a hold on agricultural shows in Australia for the foreseeable future, but that makes it even more important to celebrate this important tradition. In this episode Liz takes us to Queensland where it would normally be peak...


Memories for Mother's Day
May 10 2020 • 34 min
In this episode Liz shares the stories of three mothers and their families, in tribute to Mother's Day, which Australians celebrate in early May.The first woman featured is Doris Turner, who emigrated from England to Western Australia, after the Second...


The Anzac Spirit at Home
Apr 25 2020 • 23 min
This episode of Country Women's Wisdom shares the stories of three women and their contribution to Australia's war effort, raising funds in a time of great need, through the simple act of sharing recipes.The episode begins with sounds captured at Liz...



Everything's Coming Up Apples
Apr 18 2020 • 26 min
In this episode celebrating apple season, Liz shares the stories of two remarkable women - pioneering Tasmanian philanthropist Emily Dobson and third-generation orchardist Lynette Rideout, from New South Wales. And for a special treat, Liz explains how...


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