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Give a Fork! This April – Put the Sexy Back Into Caring

By | March 1st, 2016|Categories: project updates|

Melodie from Farm to Face getting #grexy with her cloth bag Question: Isn’t it way sexier to take care of the planet than it is to trash it? Answer: Hell yes! No one looks at a dude scrunching up his chip packet and throwing it into the ocean and thinks, “My goodness, what [...]

Giving Gardens; Giving a Future

By | September 9th, 2015|Categories: project updates|

Farming is a hot topic in Australia and around the Western world right now, with a focus on how farmers are going to deal with the challenges posed by a changing climate. We hear of many stories of farmers transitioning to traditional methods of agriculture such as organic and biodynamic farming in order to create [...]

This is how to do it: waste-cutting solutions from around the globe

By | October 8th, 2014|Categories: eco living, project updates, towards zero waste|

To celebrate #GiveaFork! month (in which we’re asking people to host a #wastefree meal for their mates and help support a fair and sustainable food system), ST intern Lydia Blocksidge scours the globe to find case-in-point examples that show that when we really do put our heads together, we really can achieve zero waste: [...]

Giving Gardens in Cambodia

By | June 10th, 2014|Categories: project updates|

In 2012, Sustainable Table, together with Agile Development Group (ADG), set up three organic community gardens and an organic pagoda garden (run by monks) in rural Kampot, Southern Cambodia. Called the Giving Gardens project, the aim was to improve the livelihoods and resilience of communities in the region by teaching the lost skill of organic [...]

STOP the press! Filming has begun!

By | January 16th, 2014|Categories: project updates, towards zero waste|

If we were inclined to utilise emoticons, we'd insert excited clapping hands *here*. Filming of our short doco about living waste-free has begun! Sure it's 44C and filming is on the beach... but hey, someone's got to do it. Our short documentary, Waste Deep, will show how food and plastic waste can be avoided, drawing [...]

For the Love of Food

By | December 6th, 2012|Categories: eco living, project updates, think pieces|

In case you've had your head in a sand pit, we've just launched our latest book Seasonal Regional (check out our launch photos here)! In this Table Talk post, Seasonal Regional author Sarah Robins takes us on a journey through our changing food landscape, from the beginnings of the 'green revolution' to what we can [...]

Making every dollar count, with Orphfund’s Steve Argent

By | May 24th, 2012|Categories: passionate people, project updates|

This week, we chat to Steve Argent, Founder of volunteer aid organisation OrphFund, about his latest project in Africa and how Sustainable Table's financial support will go towards improving the sustainability of the project, long into the future. This year, we're proudly supporting a very special project in Africa, run by an amazing aid organisation [...]

What’s sh*t got to do, got to do with it?

By | February 10th, 2012|Categories: project updates|

From left: Team Leader Leonard Omondi Akwany; Beneficiaries of single vault ecosan toilet; Night soil ready for use. This is fact – everyday, squillions of litres of organic fertiliser is flushed down the drain. The toilet drain, that is. Because (believe it or not) human excrement can make for brilliant soil and plant food. It’s [...]

The Global Food Crisis

By | December 13th, 2011|Categories: eco living, project updates|

The global food crisis from SustainTable on Vimeo. Have you seen our 5-minute clip on the global food crisis? We developed this short video as a way of communicating an important message in a simple way - our food system is broken. We need to fix it. Our central issue today is not the global [...]