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.

This is Chris. Be more like Chris.

By | September 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 [...]

A chance to own a piece of ethical pie

By | August 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 [...]

Pick Me, Pick My Project!
Mt Martha Farmers’ Market

By | August 21st, 2018|Categories: ethical eating|

The Victorian state government has allocated $30 million in community funding through their Pick My Project grant program, and our partnership project to establish Mt Martha Farmers’ Market has made it through to the voting round (yippee). Now we need your VOTE to turn the dream into a reality! Pretty, pretty please. Here’s all you need [...]

A friend in need is a friend indeed

By | July 19th, 2018|Categories: ethical eating, think pieces|Tags: , , , , |

Tim and Deri-Anne from Angelica Organic Farm are facing into significant challenges and need our support. Yet beyond this we must ask ourselves what has led to more and more food growers facing extreme hardship and what role can we play in changing this? Late last week our friends Tim and Deri-Anne at Angelica Organic [...]

A Bespoke Harvest in a magical place called Forrest

By | March 9th, 2017|Categories: ethical eating, passionate people, places to visit|

I recently spent three incredible days in and around a little place called Forrest, just two hours south-west of Melbourne amongst the Otway Ranges. It’s about 40 minutes inland from its flashier cousins Lorne and Apollo Bay, which boast beautiful beaches, nightlife and cafes galore. But what Forrest lacks in outward sex appeal it makes [...]

A note on nature, grief and finding purpose

By | November 23rd, 2016|Categories: eco living, think pieces|

A little while ago I was invited by the School of Life to discuss the topic of drawing Wisdom from Nature, with none other than THE Jamie Durie. It was a massive honour and a thrill. The event coincided with the night Mr Trump was elected as President so the mood was a tad reflective [...]

A gathering of growers that inspired this humble eater

By | October 17th, 2016|Categories: ethical eating, events, passionate people|

Last week I attended the Gippsland Food Growers and Makers gathering in Warragul, which included many lively presentations from fabulous food growers in the region. It provided an incredible opportunity for everyone to learn from each other, have a chinwag and brainstorm ideas and future opportunities. I left with my brain bursting full of wisdom [...]