Community Table Accord

Building pathways to an ecological food future.

 

By living and eating in accordance with these ten principles, each one of us can contribute to an ecological food future.

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Magical evening at The Ecology Center during Green Feast 2016. Foto Scott Sporleder
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Green Feast 2017

The highlight of the year when local chefs, farmers, fishermen, and vintners collaborate on a magical farm to table dining experience in support of The Ecology Center.

Culinary Events at The Ecology Center

Experiences to truly savor at The Ecology Center.

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Community Table Dinner with Chef Drew Deckman

Discover what an ecological food future can taste like at the table of the trailblazing chef Drew Deckman.

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Community Table Dinner with Carla Malloy & Amanda Yee

Find out what happens when a master preserver partners with international creative Chef Amanda Yee and local farmers to design a delicious sustainable meal.

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Green Feast 2017

Join us for an innovative exploration of the finest in farm-to-table dining during our magical Green Feast gathering.

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The Green Feast story

200 of our best friends gather to celebrate local sustainable food at one big table in our garden. Watch the story of Green Feast and join us for the next one!

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Community Table Dinner Series

Take a look into our intimate dinner series that explores the connections between the farm, kitchen, and plate.

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How to Host a Farm to Table Meal

Set the table outdoors and break bread with your local community’s seasonal harvest.

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Source with Intention

Simple principles of sourcing fresh, local, and organic ingredients.

Pantry Essentials

A few of our favorite things to keep handy in the kitchen.

10 Principles of a Regenerative Food System
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10 Principles of a Regenerative Food System

By living and eating in accordance to these principles, each one of us contributes to a more abundant future.

The Community Table Accord is a platform to promote sustainability throughout all aspects of sourcing, preparing, and eating food.

At The Ecology Center, we believe that everyday, simple solutions create big change in our communities. Together, we are building a healthy, vibrant future designed around the understanding that we are a part of nature.

The Community Table Accord is an effort to mainstream sustainability in the global farm-to-table community. Shaped, practiced, and shared by our founding chefs, the Community Table Accord advances the conversation at the dinner table. By living and eating in accordance to these principles, each one of us contributes to a more abundant future.

10 Principles of a Regenerative Food System
 
  • EAT FRESH + SEASONAL

    Choose local produce that’s in season.

  • BUY LOCAL

    Support a dynamic local economy.

  • CHOOSE ORGANIC

    Remove contaminants and toxins from our food supply.

  • RESPECT ANIMALS

    Only eat animals raised with intention and respect.

  • GROW YOUR OWN

    Participate in the act of growing food.

  • CELEBRATE DIVERSITY

    Cultivate and consume a diverse variety of foods.

  • PROMOTE POLYCULTURES

    Make farms regenerative ecosystems.

  • NOURISH ALL CHILDREN

    Give children everywhere access to delicious, healthy food.

  • EDUCATE FOR CHANGE

    Empower positive change through personal and collective activism.

  • CELEBRATE THE HARVEST

    Take time to celebrate, recognize, and inspire your community.

 

The sustainable food movement is driven by every one of us. Pull up a seat at the table. Join us as we continue building vibrant, healthy communities.