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Without you, we’d be like a garden without sun.

By |2020-09-01T14:55:35+11:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: project updates, think pieces|

This is a strange time for many. If you find yourself financially stressed or uncertain about what tomorrow may bring, then please don’t let this email add to your woes, simply enjoy reading our end-of-financial-year update. If, however, some of the COVID-19 Government support packages such as free childcare or JobKeeper, have found you with more [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

A friend in need is a friend indeed

By |2018-07-19T20:37:01+11:00July 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 note on nature, grief and finding purpose

By |2017-03-09T21:33:29+11:00November 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 [...]

What to do when you feel like giving up

By |2017-03-02T15:19:24+11:00September 26th, 2016|Categories: eco living, think pieces, towards zero waste|

When you just feel like giving up... I’m not sure about you, but when humanity starts to really screw things up I slump into a deep, trance-like ‘almost depression’ that I find hard to get out of. I become paralysed by our predicament and sometimes feel like throwing in the towel and turning [...]

How to get others to give a crap

By |2017-03-06T23:07:32+11:00April 7th, 2015|Categories: eco living, think pieces|

Sick of being the only one of your friends or family or workplace that gives two hoots about the environment? Maria Hannaford from The Society Co. knows how it feels. Here she shares her best tips for getting others to give a crap. Attention all environmental advocates - you, like me, are probably the only [...]

Eco Mama Cass: Dirty nappies and exhausted resources –the modern day dilemma of bearing children

By |2017-03-06T22:59:04+11:00July 10th, 2014|Categories: eco living, think pieces|

image via parenting: you are definitely doing it wrong  "Should I really be having a child when many of the world’s issues are population related?". Our Co-Founder Cassie Duncan is a very special person. She'd hate us telling everyone, but it's true. She's dedicated to the 'sustainability' cause beyond belief, in every aspect [...]

3 short videos that grab you by the shoulders and ask “Are you living the way you want to live?”

By |2019-01-29T11:21:09+11:00July 9th, 2014|Categories: eco living, think pieces|

You buy local organic food and ride your bike to work to avoid emissions but inside you're a bit of a crank and you feel like something is missing. Sound familiar? Many of us are great at looking after our environment but forget about doing a little self-maintenance. Add a little mojo back with these [...]

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