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Community Table with Chef Jamie Gwen

The Ecology Center 32701 Alipaz Street, SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA

Her holistic approach to cooking and nourishment led her to become a certified sommelier, public speaker, and a 7-time cookbook author. Join us for a special evening with Chef Jamie Gwen.

Community Table with Chef Yasmina Ksikes

The Ecology Center 32701 Alipaz Street, SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA

Born in Rabat and raised in Casablanca, Morocco, Yasmina was always surrounded by captivating scents, succulent meals and sensual music. Gather on the farm for a fireside dinner with Chef Yasmina Ksikes.

New Volunteer Orientation

The Ecology Center 32701 Alipaz Street, SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA

Are you interested in volunteering at our farm? Our team is always recruiting and welcoming new hands to be a part of our work. Join us for our monthly volunteer orientation to learn about the opportunities in our volunteer program. We kick off the day with a tour of the farm including the behind-the-scenes areas […]

Community Table with Chef Carlos Anthony

The Ecology Center 32701 Alipaz Street, SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA

Chef Carlos serves as the executive chef of Brian Malarkey’s newest venture, Herb & Wood, where he leads his team in crafting an ingredient-driven menu focused on simplicity and flavor. Join us for an edible conversation with Chef Carlos Anthony.

Community Table with Chef Chris Gentile

The Ecology Center 32701 Alipaz Street, SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA

Chef Gentile joined the kitchen team at the Inn on Biltmore Estate in Asheville, N.C., at 17, and two years later was promoted to sous chef, making him the youngest chef ever hired at the famed restaurant. Join us for a special evening with Chef Chris Gentile.

Community Table with Chef Michael Campbell

The Ecology Center 32701 Alipaz Street, SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA

Chef Campbell uses The Ecology Center’s local seasonal produce to craft sublimely simple dishes that showcase unforgettable character and soul. Gather on the farm for a fireside dinner with Chef Michael Campbell.

Community Table with Chef Sabrina Nyswonger

The Ecology Center 32701 Alipaz Street, SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA

Chef Sabrina combines her Mexican, Cuban and Italian background with her extensive travels in Europe and Asia to offer a truly original take on local, seasonal organic produce. Join us for an edible conversation with Chef Sabrina Nyswonger.

Community Table with Chef David Serus

The Ecology Center 32701 Alipaz Street, SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA

“At a very young age, I was exposed to locally sourced ingredients in my parent’s backyard garden, watching how my family used them to create simple but unforgettable dishes." Join us for a special evening with Chef David Serus.

Community Table with Chef Davin Waite

The Ecology Center 32701 Alipaz Street, SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA

“A good chef wants to put the best possible ingredient on the plate for their guest, and nothing is better than seasonal local regenerative organic. It’s grown properly, it’s traveling less distance, and it’s more fun!” Gather on the farm for a fireside dinner with Chef Davin Waite.

Community Table with Chef Adam Hiner

The Ecology Center 32701 Alipaz Street, SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA

Chef Adam is a part of the founding team of Boochcraft, Southern California’s first high-alcohol kombucha brewery. Most recently, Chef Adam launched Pacha Bakery offering fermented, organic gluten-free bread. Join us for a special evening with Chef Adam Heiner.