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Community Table 

Babson, Boston/Cambridge, and New York

Community Table is a place for food entrepreneurs, students of food across disciplines, and curious eaters to connect and exchange ideas. The design is always one table, one conversation, with the collective determining the content. 

Participants have reported finding partners, expanding networks, and reaching retail, all as direct results of attending Community Table. Always come when you can, bring your lunch or a snack if you wish. For questions or to be added to our Food Sol Weekly, email Suzy Costello.  ​

Community Table is currently on Winter Break.  We will reconvene Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at Babson.


Babson: weekly Wednesdays, 1-2 PM, Blank Center, ground floor 

Sep 10 - The Marijuana Industry with Peter Cohan
Sep 17 - e4e
Sep 24 - e4e
Oct 1 - Bob Burke, Natural Products Consulting
Oct 8 - e4e
Oct 15 - Ed Doyle, Real Food Consulting
Oct 22 - John Maggiore, grocery retail consulting and brokering
Oct 29 - e4e
Nov 5 - Rod Robertson, the M&A landscape in food
Nov 12 - e4e
Nov 19 - Tiffani Faison, restaurant entrepreneurship
Dec 4 (Thursday) from 12-1:45 PM, Knight - with Fair Food Network Business Bootcamp (lunch will be catered)

       *e4e: "entrepreneurs 4 entrepreneurs" for collective ideation, feedback and exchange on any food-related topic.

Boston/Cambridge: periodically with partners around the city

Sep 11 - 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Venture Cafe in Cambridge (for details)
Sep 23 - 12-1 p.m. at Impact Hub Boston (for details)
Nov 20 - 6-7:30 p.m. at Venture Cafe in Cambridge (for details)


New York: monthly Thursdays, 12-2 PM, with Foodmaker Media
Location: NYU Food Studies, 411 Lafayette, 5th floor (near Astor Place)
To be added to the listserv for complete details, email Patricia Duffy.
Remaining Tables of the 2014-15 academic year:
Jan 8, 2015 
Feb 12, 2015 
Mar 12, 2015
Apr 9, 2015 
May 14, 2015