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Mission Statement

The Common Table is a growing network that includes members of the food community and designers working to promote local food in Minnesota. We believe that conversation inspires collaboration, new ideas, and actions that lead to a more holistic, just, and sustainable food system for buying, selling, eating, producing and preparing food. Through community meetings, storytelling, and exhibit design, we share new ideas and form new partnerships to prove that new ways of thinking about food is possible and sets the foundation for a broader understanding of our relationship with food.


In our inaugural year, we developed and built an exhibit in a wing of the Horticulture Building at the 2014 Minnesota State Fair. The result was a hit among fair-goers and we have been invited back in 2015 to bring more ideas about local food to the fair. The 2015 season will focus around the development of six interactive and educational stations. These six stations will be based on The Common Table’s Actions We Aspire To Inspire .


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by Floyd J. (2018-06-09 07:30:26.0)
I started volunteering with the Common Table in 2015. It is an incredible organization with great goals. Besides just getting free admission to the fair, it is very rewarding volunteering with them and interacting with all the visitors to this exhibit at the State Fair.