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A Christmas of “Surprise, There’s No Meat in This!”

By |2019-12-17T17:08:46+11:00December 17th, 2019|Categories: ethical eating, recipes|

There’s certain bravery in defying tradition and not serving meat for Christmas. It’s akin to riding a bike with gears and breaks past a group of fixie-clad hipsters. You know eating less meat is a superior idea that was invented for good reason, but you also know you’ll be ridiculed for it. This year, ST [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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

By |2018-09-10T15:54:08+11:00August 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 [...]