About Cassie Duncan

Cassie Duncan is the co-founder of Sustainable Table, a not-for-profit that empowers people to use their shopping dollar to vote for a food system that is fair, humane, healthy and good for the environment.

A Quick Guide to Good Chocolate PLUS a few fun choccie recipes

By |2021-04-02T12:01:13+11:00April 1st, 2021|Categories: ethical eating, recipes|

image via here. Easter - the season of chocolate egg consumption - is here. Soon, children all over the country will be excitedly stomping on lovingly raised daisy beds to get their hands on the Easter Bunny's sweet givings. Yet while Easter brings chocolaty smiles to the faces of our kids, sadly this [...]

How to spark change amongst your peers

By |2020-06-23T11:13:47+11:00June 17th, 2020|Categories: think pieces|

If there’s one thing this pandemic and subsequent eruption of much-needed dialogue around race and privilege has taught us, is that just because you are mates, or indeed family, doesn’t mean you share the same philosophies, concern for the future or approach to life. It is an area that has come up time-and-time again here [...]

In celebration of women – part one : Lauren Mathers

By |2019-03-08T12:29:54+11:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: ethical eating, passionate people|

Lauren, pictured with her husband Lachlan and three children. Picture an Aussie farmer. An image of a man clad in flannel likely popped into your head. That's understandable; in 2011 72% of farmers in Australia were in fact men. It's interesting to note, however, that alongside this staggeringly lopsided statistic is this little [...]

A chance to own a piece of ethical pie

By |2018-08-29T15:53:13+11:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: ethical eating, passionate people, places to visit, think pieces|

Robert Pekin and Emma-Kate Rose of Food Connect Brisbane fame are entering a brave new world of equity crowdfunding and need the community’s support to turn their dream of having a Food Hub owned and run by the people into a reality. PLEDGE YOUR SUPPORT A LITTLE BACKSTORY… Way back in 2009 when I was [...]

4 Simple Steps to Start Composting

By |2017-03-02T15:36:56+11:00December 10th, 2015|Categories: eco living, food growing + gardening, towards zero waste|

Gone are the days of hiding a heap of rotting food and garden clippings at the back of the yard, manually turning it with a shovel every week while swatting away rodents. In our first post for Australia's favourite real estate site realestate.com.au, we break it down into 4 easy steps: These days, composting is [...]

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