How Community Dining is Being Built

How Community Dining is Being Built

“Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed and in such desperate enterprises?  If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.  Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far way. ...
Where Community Dining is Headed and How You Can Help

Where Community Dining is Headed and How You Can Help

After hosting 42 Community Dining events since April of 2015 and accumulating an e-mail list of over 1,100 people, almost all of whom I’ve met, I’ve decided to take a step back and reflect on how I can continue to build authentic community.  Many of these...
Community Dining and the Meaning of Friendship

Community Dining and the Meaning of Friendship

“Dialogue is the yeast that lightens the bread; & should be paid for at double rate — whereas by the word-system it counts the same as the dough.” Mark Twain “Beware of virtue.  Lao Tza, the Chinese philosopher said, “The highest virtue is...
Comunity Dining Guest Blog Post Re: Gentrification Event

Comunity Dining Guest Blog Post Re: Gentrification Event

Community Dining is a local organization that facilitates dinner events that promote the importance of sustainability and health in food. These events are unique because they allow for attendees to socialize in community spaces and frequently meet local decision...
An Open Letter to My Community:  How You Can Help

An Open Letter to My Community: How You Can Help

  Upon starting Community Dining nearly two years ago with little idea about what to expect, I knew challenges would lie ahead, but just assumed I would figure out whatever I needed without much difficulty.  Now I have to admit that the recent Sun Time article about...