Cassie Duncan

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.

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 [...]

Humans behind our food – Clare Burder

By |2020-06-12T07:30:54+11:00June 10th, 2020|Categories: humans behind our food|

We’re thrilled to commence #HumansBehindOurFood – a series that brings-to-life the incredible effort, sacrifice, persistence, joy and humour it takes to grow, produce and serve ethical, regenerative and bloody good food and drink. Food is a mighty connector – how we grow and consume it is intricately and inextricably connected to the health of our [...]

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

By |2020-06-10T12:36:03+11:00April 9th, 2020|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 [...]

Act as if our house is on fire.
Indeed it is.

By |2020-03-02T17:39:21+11:00January 21st, 2020|Categories: think pieces|

Co-founder, Cassie Duncan, offers a raw and deeply personal account of how she’s processing climate grief, whilst providing a practical pathway for channelling this panic into a climate-conscious way forward, for us all. In the days, weeks, months since our great nation started to burn alive, I have felt this deep, despairing pain. Like someone has [...]

Mother’s Day reflection + how the heck to #VoteClimate

By |2019-05-14T21:16:00+11:00May 14th, 2019|Categories: ethical eating|

I wrote a post on social media on Mother’s Day which resonated with many, so I have decided to share it on the blog. I’ve also expanded the list of things we can do to make a positive difference, which also includes a fabulous reference for how to #VoteClimate in your electorate if you're heading to the polling booths [...]

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 [...]

This is Chris. Be more like Chris.

By |2018-09-19T21:50:27+11:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: ethical eating|

At the risk of making sweeping generalisations, it does appear that men are far more affronted by the prospect of removing meat from their diet, even for a day or heaven help us a whole week. With Meat Free Week just around the corner we sought out a ‘good Aussie bloke’ who has dramatically reduced his meat [...]

It’s not meat. It’s you.

By |2018-09-13T14:35:36+11:00September 12th, 2018|Categories: ethical eating|

Meat Free Week is just around the corner, running from 24th-30th September, and it turns out that going meat free, even for a week, is a pretty polarising topic. People seem to either be veg or vegan and out and proud, or somewhat threatened by the prospect. We're here to show you that it doesn't [...]

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