Paul West, River Cottage Australia - Garage Sale Trail Ambassador


Why are you excited to be a Garage Sale Trail ambassador ?

I'm stoked to be a part of a nationwide event that saves stuff from going to landfill and helps you to get to know your neighbours 

What’s the best thing about garage sales? 

It makes me feel like a wizard with the magical powers of turning trash into absolute treasure


What’s the best thing you’ve ever bought at a garage sale?

A sweet low rider pushie


What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever seen for sale at a garage sale?

A coffin 


What would be your dream garage sale find?

A magic lamp

Who would be in your dream garage band ?

Dan Sultan, Paul Kelly the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, it's a big garage!


What’s the most treasured possession in your garage?

My homemade salami


Whose second-hand shoes would you most like to walk in?

Masanobu Fukuoka 


What’s your best tip for ‘garage sale etiquette?’

Respect the start time, bring lots of change


What’s your top sustainability tip?

Support your local food producers!